Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, 38권

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell
Leavitt, Throw and Company, 1856

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450 페이지 - Statutes at Large ; the works of Hume, Gibbon, Robertson, Beattie, Soame Jenyns, and, generally, all those volumes which " no gentleman's library should be without " : the Histories of Flavius Josephus (that learned Jew), and Paley's Moral Philosophy.
346 페이지 - And keep the word of promise to the ear, But break it to the heart.
19 페이지 - A Complete Collection Of Genteel and Ingenious Conversation, According to the Most Polite Mode and Method Now Used At Court, and in the Best Companies of England.
16 페이지 - Madam, I am now become a convert to your way of thinking. I am convinced that all mankind are upon an equal footing ; and to give you an unquestionable proof, Madam, that I am in earnest, here is a very sensible, civil, well-behaved fellow-citizen, your footman ; I desire that he may be allowed to sit down and dine with us.
450 페이지 - I can read anything which I call a book. There are things in that shape which I cannot allow for such. In this catalogue of books which are no books...
53 페이지 - To all you ladies now at land We men at sea indite; But first would have you understand How hard it is to write: The Muses now, and Neptune too, We must implore to write to you — With a fa, la, la, la, la.
96 페이지 - ... he could pick up. This last place he seemed to appropriate for his dwelling: the former work seemed to be intended for a dam. When he had walled up the space between the feet of the chest of drawers, he proceeded to carry in sticks, cloths, hay, cotton, and to make a nest ; and when he had done he would sit up under the drawers and comb himself with the nails of his hind feet.
472 페이지 - Prone to the lowest vale the aerial tribes Descend : the tempest-loving raven scarce Dares wing the dubious dusk. In rueful gaze The cattle stand, and on the scowling heavens Cast a deploring eye, by man forsook ; Who to the crowded cottage hies him fast, Or seeks the shelter of the downward cave.
243 페이지 - English miles, and in the hottest season of the year, each man carrying from fifty to sixty pounds weight upon his shoulders. Had the historian Gibbon known of such a march, he would have spared his sneer about the "delicacy of modern soldiers !
277 페이지 - The scaffolds, the gallows, the funeral piles, which had been sufficient in ordinary times, furnished now an entirely inadequate machinery for the incessant executions. Columns and stakes in every street, the door-posts of private houses, the fences in the fields, were laden with human carcases, strangled, burned, beheaded. The orchards in the country bore on many a tree the hideous fruit of human bodies...

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