The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical Abstracts of New Publications, Volume 9

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Published and sold by Moses Thomas, 1817
 

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Page 175 - I HAD a dream, which was not all a dream. The bright sun was extinguished, and the stars Did wander darkling in the eternal space, Rayless, and pathless, and the icy earth Swung blind and blackening in the moonless air...
Page 249 - And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken ; and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.
Page 174 - All heaven and earth are still — though not in sleep, But breathless, as we grow when feeling most ; And silent, as we stand in thoughts too deep...
Page 378 - ... consideration, I put down under the different heads short hints of the different motives that at different times occur to me for or against the measure. When I have thus got them all together in one view, I...
Page 176 - They slept on the abyss, without a surge; The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave; The moon, their mistress, had expired before ; The winds were withered in the stagnant air, And the clouds perished: Darkness had no need Of aid from them — she was the universe.
Page 383 - Here is my creed. I believe in one God, the creator of the universe. That he governs it by his Providence. That he ought to be worshipped. That the most acceptable service we render to him is doing good to his other children. That the soul of man is immortal, and will be treated with justice in another life respecting its conduct in this. These I take to be the fundamental points in all sound religion, and I regard them as you do in whatever sect I meet with them.
Page 175 - The palaces of crowned kings - the huts, The habitations of all things which dwell, Were burnt for beacons; cities were consumed, And men were gather'd round their blazing homes To look once more into each other's face. Happy were those who dwelt within the eye Of the volcanos, and their...
Page 264 - It is worthy of particular remark, that, in general, women and children are rendered more useful, and the latter more early useful, by manufacturing establishments, than they would otherwise be.
Page 176 - The birds, and beasts, and famished men at bay, Till hunger clung them, or the dropping dead Lured their lank jaws ; himself sought out no food, But, with a piteous and perpetual moan And a quick desolate cry, licking the hand, Which answered not with a caress — he died.
Page 383 - Divinity; though it is a question I do not dogmatize upon, having never studied it, and think it needless to busy myself with it now, when I expect soon an opportunity of knowing the truth with less trouble. I see no harm, however, in its being believed, if that belief has the good consequence, as probably it has, of making his doctrines more respected and...

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