Monthly Magazine; Or, British Register of Literature, Sciences and the Belles- Lettres, Volume 14

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Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, 1803 - Art

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Page 102 - Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works to me expunged and rased, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out.
Page 486 - And (to me) it seems no less evident that the various sensations or ideas imprinted on the sense, however blended or combined together (that is, whatever objects they compose), cannot exist otherwise than in a mind perceiving them. I think an intuitive knowledge may be obtained of this, by any one that shall attend to what is meant by the term exist, when applied to sensible things.
Page 485 - IT is evident to any one who takes a survey of the objects of human knowledge, that they are either ideas actually imprinted on the senses; or else such as are perceived by attending to the passions and operations of the mind; or lastly, ideas formed by help of memory and imagination— either compounding, dividing, or barely representing those originally perceived in the aforesaid ways.
Page 327 - Lord, (said I) if it please your grace, I doe give now, but when I beg any thing, then I will kneele.
Page 102 - Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year /,» Seafons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the fweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or fight of vernal bloom, or...
Page 487 - Some truths there are so near and obvious to the mind, that a man need only open his eyes to see them. Such I take this important one to be, to wit, that all the choir of heaven and furniture of the earth, in a word all those bodies which compose the mighty frame of the world, have not any subsistence without a mind, that their being is to be perceived or known...
Page 224 - I praise you, triflers as ye are, More than those preachers of your fav'rite creed, Who proudly swell the brazen throat of war, Who form the phalanx, bid the battle bleed ; Nor wish for more : who conquer, but to die.
Page 336 - Thefe are raifed in fucceffion by means of levers, the ends of which are dcprefled by the pins of wheels turned by an axis communicating with the water-wheel.
Page 173 - Tableaux, statues, bas-reliefs et camées de la galerie de Florence et du palais Pitti, dessinés par Wicar, et gravés sous la direction de Lacombe et Masquelier, avec les explications par Mongez l'aîné , etc.
Page 487 - I can abstract, if that may properly be called abstraction which extends only to the conceiving separately such objects as it is possible may really exist or be actually perceived asunder. But my conceiving or imagining power...

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