Euphrosyne; Or, Amusements on the Road of Life

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1776 Excerpt: ...at Bath. An Expostulation, " PAY, thou that deign'st in panegyric lays, " And rapturous notes the graphic Art to praise, " Why shares not Hoar thy tributary strain!" (Methinks I hear Italia's self complain) " Whose glowing tints, with various grace replete, " Still add fresh lustre to the fair and great i " ...
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Overview

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1776 Excerpt: ...at Bath. An Expostulation, " PAY, thou that deign'st in panegyric lays, " And rapturous notes the graphic Art to praise, " Why shares not Hoar thy tributary strain!" (Methinks I hear Italia's self complain) " Whose glowing tints, with various grace replete, " Still add fresh lustre to the fair and great i " Whose pencil Pitt and Pelham have approv'd; " Nay, Pope has dignisied, and Allen lov'd?" Thy censure's just.--To praise the Artist's hand, Might Pope himself or Dryden's Muse demand, Yet, sure, to celebrate a single Art, Where every lib'ral Science claims a part: To praise the Limner, where we might commend The worthy man, the scholar or the friend: Such panegyric might a satire prove; Praise may be spar'd, where we esteem and love,. On the Bishop of Cloyne's Siris. 1744, T O! ev'ry subject Berkley treats,-With elegance and ease; Tar breathes forth aromatic sweets. And metaphysics please. Tho' humbly sirst the sage explore? The virtues of the pine, To loftiest themes he gently soars, Physician and Divine! Here batter'd rakes for taint or gout A sure balsamic sind; Here Sophs may learn what Plato thought Of the eternal Mind. Henceforth let none the lawn decry If Berkley's pious care Teach wits to own a Trinity, And beaux to relish Tar. Or chain of arguments--in which, from investigating the subtle sire, to which the virtues of Tar are ascribed, the Bishop ascends to the Platonic notion of the Supreme Being--Mind--and vivifying Spirit, c-The The Christian Heroes. TT7HAT time th' unbounded licence of the press, " Or zeal for Truth, indulg'd to an excess, Had rous'd each hardy Wit, with frantic rage, Against the Truth unnat'ral war to wage; Toland and Tyndal f, with their desp'rate crew. Forth to the sield th...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781151115430
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.10 (d)

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