Memoirs of Modern Philosophers ...

G.G. and J. Robinson, 1801

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Seite 295 - Humbly their faults, and pardon begg'd, with tears Watering the ground, and with their sighs the air Frequenting, sent from hearts contrite, in sign Of sorrow unfeign'd and humiliation meek.
Seite 13 - Which refufeth to hear the voice of the charmer : charm he never fo wifely.
Seite 308 - not to condemn the world, but that the world through him might have life.
Seite 16 - A universe of death ; which God by curse Created evil, for evil only good, Where all life dies, death lives, and nature breeds, Perverse, all monstrous, all prodigious things, Abominable, inutterable, and worse Than fables yet have feign'd, or fear conceiv'd, Gorgons, and Hydras, and Chimeras dire.
Seite 310 - ... of future happinefs from future exertions of virtue. It was her opinion, that the fupport of reputation being found to be a ftrong additional motive to virtue, it ought not to be put out of the power of the unfortunate female, who, confcious of her error, is defirous to retrieve it by her after conduit.
Seite 367 - To breathe th' enlivening fpirit, and to fix The generous purpofe in the glowing breaft. Oh fpeak the joy! ye, "whom the fudden tear Surprizes often, while you look around, And nothing ftrikes your eye but fights of blifs, All various Nature preffing on the heart : An elegant fufficiency, content, Retirement, rural quiet, friendfhip, books, Eafe and alternate labour, ufeful life, Progreffive virtue, and approving HEAVEN.
Seite 108 - I fhali purfue you ; and if I have the glory of becoming a moral martyr, I fhall rejoice that it is in the caufe of general utility.
Seite 94 - ... keeps up her partisanship.' ' What is to be done V was Violet's disconsolate beginning, as soon as she could see Arthur alone. ' Take it easy'—words which she had taught herself to regard as a warning that she was doleful. ' Never mind ; if Theodora is so pig-headed as to rush into this scheme, it is no concern of yours. All you have to do is to take care not to be worried.
Seite 166 - To aa imagination inflamed by an incefiant perufal of the improbable fictions of romance, a flight into the regions of metaphyfics muft rather be a dangerous excurfion, I am afraid Mifs Botherim has gone -too far aftray in the fields of imagination to be eafily brought back to the plain path of common fenfe.
Seite 107 - How can I believe it compatible with the nature of mind, that so many strong reiterated efforts should be productive of no effect? Know, therefore, Doctor Sydney, it is my fixed purpose to persevere. I shall talk, I shall write, I shall argue, I shall pursue you; and if I have the glory of becoming a moral martyr, I shall rejoice that it is in the cause of general...

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