Philosophical Arrangements

F. Wingrave, successor to Mr. Nourse, in the Strand., 1799 - 485 sivua

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Sivu 170 - And, as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shape, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name.
Sivu 99 - That ftrong and nervous leg armed with tear" ing fangs, how perfectly does it correfpond to the. fierce" nefs of the lion ! Had it been adorned like the human *' arm with fingers inftead of fangs, the natural energies of " a lion had been all of them defeated. That more delicate " ftructure of an arm terminating in fingers fo nicely diver" fified, how perfectly does it correfpond to the pregnant in...
Sivu 4 - If we descend to later ages, and search onr own country, we shall find sir Thomas More, sir Philip Sidney, sir Walter Raleigh, lord Herbert of Cherbury, Milton, Algernon Sidney, sir William Temple, and many others, to have been all of them eminent in public life, and yet at the same time conspicuous for their speculations and literature.
Sivu 43 - Heaven and the earth ; and the earth was without form, and void, and darknefs was upon the face of the deep ; and the fpirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
Sivu 9 - The vulgar can give reasons to a certain degree, and can examine, after a manner, the reasons given them by others. And what is this but NATURAL LOGIC ? If therefore these efforts of theirs have an effect, and nothing happen without a cause, this effect must of necessity be derived from certain principles. The question then is, What these principles are ; for if these can...
Sivu 8 - ... its importance may be great, it partakes, from its very nature, (which cannot be changed,) more of the deformed god, than of the beautiful goddess.
Sivu 126 - Note here, Lucretius dares to teach (As all our youth may learn from Creech) That eyes were made but could not view, Nor hands embrace, nor feet pursue, But heedless Nature did produce The members first, and then the use: What each must act was yet unknown, Till all is mov'd by Chance alone.
Sivu 468 - I have a son born. On this account I am greatly thankful to the gods, not so much for the birth of the child, as for his being born during your times: for I hope that by his being bred, and educated under you, he will become worthy of us, and worthy to succeed in the management of affairs.
Sivu 6 - Lordship* has been distinguished in either character, I mean in your public one, as well as in your private. Those who know the history of our foreign transactions, know the reputation that you acquired in Germany, by negotiations of the...
Sivu 183 - ... species, into which the genus of quantity is divided ; magnitude, from its union, being called quantity continuous ; multitude, from its separation, quantity discrete. Of the continuous kind is every solid ; also the bound of every solid ; that is, a superficies ; and the bound of every superficies, that is, a line ; to which may be added those two concomitants of every body, namely, time and place. Of the discrete kind are fleets and armies, herds, flocks, the syllables of sounds articulate,...

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