Lectures on rhetoric &c

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T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820
 

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Page 330 - How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning ! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations...
Page 330 - For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God ; I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north : I will ascend above the heights of the clouds ; I will be like the Most High.
Page 413 - A man of a polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable of receiving. He can converse with a picture, and find an agreeable companion in 'a statue. He meets with a secret refreshment in a description, and often feels a greater satisfaction in the prospect of fields and meadows, than another does in the possession.
Page 331 - They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, " and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made " the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms ; " That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed " the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his
Page 57 - Tully's name, and shook his crimson steel, and bade the father of his country 'hail! for lo! the tyrant prostrate on the dust, and Rome again is free!
Page 64 - He bowed the heavens also, and came down; and darkness was under His feet. And He rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, He did fly upon the wings of the wind.
Page 330 - He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, He that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.
Page 422 - I do not only mean the bulk of any single object, but the largeness of a whole view, considered as one entire piece. Such are the prospects of an open champaign country, a vast uncultivated desert, of huge heaps of mountains, high rocks and precipices, or a wide expanse of waters, where we are not struck with the novelty or beauty of the sight, but with that rude kind of magnificence which appears in many of these stupendous works of Nature.
Page 208 - By greatness, I do not only mean the bulk of any single object, but the largeness of a whole view, considered as one entire piece.
Page 281 - But yonder comes the powerful King of Day, Rejoicing in the east. The lessening cloud, The kindling azure, and the mountain's brow Illumed with fluid gold, his near approach Betoken glad.

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