The Works of Samuel Parr ...: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings, and a Selection from His Correspondence, Nide 7

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Sivu 474 - Quis modus argento, quid fas optare, quid asper Utile nummus habet : patriae, carisque propinquis Quantum elargiri deceat : quem te Deus esse Jussit, et humana qua parte locatus es in re.
Sivu 557 - Hum! go to thy cold bed and warm thee. LEAR. Didst thou give all to thy two daughters ? And art thou come to this ? EDGAR. Who gives anything to poor Tom? whom the foul fiend hath led through fire and through flame, through ford and whirlpool, o'er bog and quagmire...
Sivu 383 - I have the honour to be, with great regard, Sir, Your most obedient, humble servant, JW GOETHE.
Sivu 144 - And that no man hereafter shall either print or preach to draw the Article aside any way, but shall submit to it in the plain and full meaning thereof; and shall not put his own sense or comment to be the meaning of the Article, but shall take it in the literal and grammatical sense.
Sivu 145 - Take heed that the persons, whom ye present unto us, be apt and meet, for their learning and godly conversation, to exercise their Ministry duly, to the honour of God, and the edifying of his Church.
Sivu 437 - He received crosses and medals from the emperors of Austria and Russia and the King of Prussia, and was honored with membership in several of the great academies.
Sivu 573 - Dennis publish you had slabb'd your brother, Lampoon'd your monarch, or debauch'd your mother ; Say, what revenge on Dennis can be had, Too dull for laughter, for reply too mad ? On one so poor you cannot take the law, On one so old your sword you scorn to draw, Uncag'd then, let the harmless monster rage, Secure in dullness, madness, want, and age.
Sivu 414 - ... imagination, and was always willing to dispense information to such as called upon him for it — yet he was lacking in methodical attention to work. Dr. Parr once remarked that " if the Duke of Brunswick at the head of his Huns and Vandals were to burn every book of every library in Cambridge, Porson, being as Longinus was said to be, a living library, would make the University hear without books more than they are likely to read with books.
Sivu 679 - We are yet quite undetermined where we shall reside ; we have no house in view at present. It is William's wish to be near a good library, and, if possible, in a pleasant country. If you hear of any place in your neighbourhood that will be likely to suit us, we shall be much obliged to you if you will take the trouble of writing to us. We were very glad to hear that Mr Wedgwood is going to settle not far from Stowey.
Sivu 548 - Logic which enables us to sort, to discriminate, and to abstract ideas, to know them again under all the changes of dress and posture, and to keep a steady eye upon them, as they mingle with the confused and shifting crowd. This combination of qualities is indeed rare : but there have been men so variously gifted, though few; and some perhaps there still are: ONE I know there is, who could not render a more acceptable service to the lovers of apcient learning, than by guiding their footsteps through...

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