The Philobiblion: A Monthly Bibliographical Journal, Band 2


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Seite 111 - What, thou art one of those who esteem men only by the marks and value fortune has set. upon /em, and never consider intrinsic worth! but counterfeit honour will not be current with me : I weigh the man, not his title; 'tis not the king's stamp can make the metal better or heavier. Your lord is a leaden shilling, which you bend every way, and debases the stamp he bears, instead of being raised by it.
Seite 74 - I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English man-of-war. Master Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. CVL, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention.
Seite 32 - ... in any part thereof. There are a bundle of curiosities, not only in philosophy but in divinity, proposed and discussed by men of most supposed abilities, which indeed are not worthy our vacant hours, much less our serious studies; pieces only fit to be placed in Pantagruel's library, or bound up with Tartaretus de modo cacandi.
Seite 164 - The Tenth Muse lately sprung up in America; or, Several Poems, compiled with great variety of wit and learning, full of delight...
Seite 96 - I shall find in it admirable things, and such as have been hitherto unheard of. He offers to come hither, if I like it: but I will not engage my word; for if he comes, and if any regard be had to my authority, I shall not suffer Irim to escape without losing his life.
Seite 164 - ... of the four monarchies, viz., the Assyrian, Persian, Grecian, Roman; also, a dialogue between Old England and New concerning the late troubles; with divers other pleasant and serious poems. By a gentlewoman in those parts.
Seite 116 - there is One God and Father of all, who. is above all, and through all, and in us all
Seite 82 - In the days of affluence always think of poverty ; do not let want come upon you, and make you remember with sorrow the time of plenty.
Seite 140 - And does ten thousand other things ; Allow a line, nay, but a comma, To each, turgeret hoc diploma ; Quare ; ut tandem concludamus, Qui brevitatem approbamus (For brevity is always good, Providing we be understood).

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