Memoirs of the Life and Times of Daniel De Foe: Containing a Review of His Writings, and His Opinions Upon a Variety of Important Matters, Civil and Ecclesiastical, Volume 3
Hurst, Chance, 1830
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Halaman 627 - To judge rightly of an author, we must transport ourselves to his time, and examine what were the wants of his contemporaries, and what were his means of supplying them.
Halaman 400 - I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting, saying, Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Halaman 436 - Life and Adventures,' and leaves it as a legacy with the • Pilgrims' Progress,' the ' Practice of Piety,' and ' God's Revenge against Murther,
Halaman 450 - Resentment against his officer, who had ill-used him, made him look forward on this change of life as the more eligible one, till the instant in which he saw the vessel put off"; at which moment his heart yearned within him, and melted at the parting with his comrades and all human society at once.
Halaman 410 - A Friendly Epistle by way of Reproof, from one of the people called Quakers, to Thomas Bradbury, a Dealer in many Words.
Halaman 605 - I know not. As your kind manner, and kinder thought, from which it flows (for I take all you say to be, as I always believed you to be, sincere and Nathaniel-like, without guile), was a particular satisfaction to me ; so the stop of a letter, however it happened, deprived me of that cordial too many days, considering how much I stood in need of it, to support a mind sinking under the weight of an...
Halaman 564 - A System of Magick : or a History of the Black Art. Being an Historical Account of Mankind's most early dealing with the Devil ; and how the Acquaintance on both sides first began.
Halaman 439 - Fact; and do affirm, that the Story, though Allegorical, is also Historical; and that it is the beautiful Representation of a Life of unexampled Misfortunes, and of a Variety not to be met with in the World, sincerely adapted to, and intended for the common Good of Mankind, and designed at first, as it is now farther apply 'd, to the most serious Uses possible.
Halaman 491 - ... tis hoped, will keep the reader serious even where the story might incline him to be otherwise. To give the history of a wicked life repented of necessarily requires that the wicked part should be made as wicked as the real history of it will bear, to illustrate and give a beauty to the penitent part, which is certainly the best and brightest if related with equal spirit and life.