The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 15

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F. and C. Rivington, 1800 - English literature
 

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Page 613 - Why saidst thou, She is my sister? so I might have taken her to me to wife: now therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go thy way.
Page 603 - Ye who can smile, to wisdom no disgrace, At the arch meaning of a Kitten's face : If spotless innocence, and infant mirth, Excites to praise, or gives reflection birth ; In shades like these pursue your fav'rite joy, 'Midst Nature's revels, sports that never cloy.
Page 604 - Giles to mark her way. Close to his eyes his hat he instant bends, And forms a friendly telescope, that lends Just aid enough to dull the glaring light, And place the...
Page 613 - ... come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive. 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake: and my soul shall live because of thee.
Page 604 - Loud chirping sparrows welcome on the day, And from the mazes of the leafy thorn Drop one by one upon the bending corn. Giles with a pole assails their close retreats, And round the grass-grown dewy border beats, On either side completely overspread, Here branches bend, there corn o'ertops his head.
Page 613 - And it came to pass after these things that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt.
Page 613 - And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmeelites, which had brought him down thither.
Page 150 - For behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which...
Page 348 - Within the gate a troop of tumblers were performing their feats, while dancing girls were exhibiting their graces in the open air, and on the bare ground, to the sound of no very harmonious music.
Page 491 - It is impossible that the individuals of a state, in their collective capacity, can transact the affairs of that state with another community equally numerous as themselves.

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