The New Review, or Monthly Analysis of General Literature

The New Review, or Monthly Analysis of General Literature

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Thou hast done all a foren foe coujd do, And more, against them; with ingratitude Not hell itself could arm the foren foe--Tis forged at home, and kills not from afar. Amid whate'er vain glories fell upon Thy rainbow span of power, which I dissolve, and rank, Boast not how thou conformist wealth How thou preservedst me, my family, All my distinctions, all my offices, When Witiza was murder'd, that 1 stand Count Julian at this hour by special grace. Ceuta, The sword of Julian saved the walls of And not the shadow that attends his name: It iros no badge, no title, that o'erthrew Soldier, and steed, and engine--dun itode rigo, The truly and the falsely great here differ;. That by dull wealth or during fraud advance, Him the Almighty calls umidst his people To sway the wills and passions ofmanltind. The weak of heart aud intellect beheld Thy splendour, and adored thee lord of Spain--more. I rose--Roderigo lords o'er Spain no Rod. Now to a traitor's add a boaster's name. believe "Jul. Shameless and arrogant, dost thou I boast for pride or pastime? forced to boast, cost thee. Truth co-ts me more than falsehood e'er Divested of that purple of the soul, That potency, that palm of wise ambi-tion--Cast headlong by thy madness from that high, "" heaven, That only eminence 'twixt earth and Virtue--which some desert, but noue despise--Whether thou art beheld again on earth, Whether a captive or a fugitive; Miner or galley-slave, depends on me: lint he alone who made me what I am Can make me greater or can make me less. Act iv. Sc. i. pp. 74--T7. Evening Amusements, or tie Beauty of the Heavens displayed, in vMch several striking Jtppearancest to be observed on rarintat Evenings in the Heavens dwmg the Year 1813, are described. By W. Trend, Esq. M.A....show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236766423
  • 9781236766427