The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and Foreign, on an Enlarged Plan, Volume 13

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Containing scientific abstracts of important and interesting works, published in English; a general account of such as are of less consequence, with short characters; notices, or reviews of valuable foreign books; criticisms on new pieces of music and works of art; and the literary intelligence of Europe, &c.
 

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Page 306 - I swear to be faithful to the nation, the law, and the king ; and to maintain with all my powers the constitution decreed by the national assembly, and accepted by the king.
Page 209 - I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood.
Page 31 - ... pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.
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