What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
able according acts againſt alſo appear Attraction Author becauſe Bodies calculated callid Cartes caſe Cauſe Character Charles Church City Comets Commons conſequently cou'd Country demonſtrated Diſcoveries divine Earth England Engliſh Exiſtence fall fame Father firſt five France French Friend Genius give given gravitates greater greateſt himſelf Honour houſe human hundred Ideas Infinites Italy kind King laſt Laws leaſt leſs LETTER Liberty Light live Locke Lord Mankind Manner Matter meet ment merely Mind Moon moſt Motion muſt Name Nature never Number oblig'd Opinion Perſons Philoſophers Pieces Planets Poet Power Principle prove Quakers Rays Reaſon regard religion reſt ſame ſay ſelf ſeveral ſhall ſhould ſince Sir Iſaac Newton ſome Soul ſuch Syſtem themſelves ther theſe Thing thoſe thou thought thouſand tion Tranſlation Truth Twas twenty univerſal uſe whole whoſe World wou'd Writer
Page 219 - She sighs for ever on her pensive bed, Pain at her side, and Megrim at her head. Two handmaids wait the throne: alike in place, But diffring far in figure and in face. Here stood Ill-nature like an ancient maid...
Page 188 - The language is everywhere that of men of honour, but their actions are those of knaves — a proof that he was perfectly well acquainted with human nature, and frequented what we call polite company.
Page 172 - No Traveller returns) puzzles the Will ; And makes us rather bear thofe Ills we have, Than fly to others that we know not of. Thus...
Page 45 - If one religion only were allowed in England, the Government would very possibly become arbitrary ; if there were but two, the people would cut one another's throats; but as there are such a multitude, they all live happy and in peace.
Page 219 - And screen'd in shades from day's detested glare, She sighs for ever on her pensive bed, Pain at her, side, and Megrim at her head.
Page 89 - Islands. Be this as it will, men had sailed round the world, and could destroy cities by an artificial thunder more dreadful than the real one ; but, then, they were not acquainted with the circulation of the blood, the weight of the air, the laws of motion, light, the number of our planets, &c. And a man who maintained a thesis on Aristotle's " Categories, " on the universals a parte rei, or such-like nonsense, was looked upon as a prodigy.
Page 218 - For, that sad moment, when the sylphs withdrew, And Ariel weeping from Belinda flew, Umbriel, a dusky, melancholy sprite, As ever sullied the fair face of light, Down to the central earth, his proper scene, Repair'd to search the gloomy cave of Spleen.
Page 22 - ... is both to God and man : If after all these warnings and advertisements, thou dost not turn unto the Lord with all thy heart, but forget him, who remembered thee in thy distress, and give up thyself to follow lust and vanity; surely great will be thy condemnation.
Page 207 - We must resign! heaven his great soul does claim In storms as loud as his immortal fame; His dying groans, his last breath shakes our isle, And trees uncut fall for his funeral pile: About his palace their broad roots are tost Into the air; so Romulus was lost! New Rome in such a tempest missed her king, And from obeying fell to worshipping.