The Monthly Review

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Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths
R. Griffiths., 1805
Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.
 

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Pagina 406 - Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.
Pagina 135 - IlI, c. 22, that all laws, by-laws, usages and customs, which shall be in practice in any of the plantations, repugnant to any law, made or to be made in this kingdom relative to the said plantations, shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Pagina 133 - My orders are dark, doubtful, and uncertain : to-day approved, to-morrow condemned ; left to act and proceed at hazard ; accountable for the consequences, and blamed without the benefit of defence.
Pagina 133 - Whence it arises, or why, I am truly ignorant; but my strongest representations of matters relative to the peace of the frontiers are disregarded, as idle and frivolous; my propositions and measures, as partial and selfish ; and all my sincerest endeavours for the service of my country are perverted to the worst purposes.
Pagina 132 - Can General Forbes have orders for this ? Impossible — Will then our injured country pass by such abuses ? I hope not ; rather let a full representation of the matter go to his Majesty ; let him know how grossly his glory and interests, and the public money have been prostituted.
Pagina 406 - Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding; for the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
Pagina 134 - It is uncertain in what light my services may have appeared to your...
Pagina 316 - Accomplish'd JONES ! whose hand to every art Could unknown charms and nameless grace impart. His was the soul, by fear nor interest sway'd, The purest passions and the wisest head ; The heart so tender, and the wit so true, Yet this no malice, that no weakness knew ; The song, to Virtue as the Muses dear, Though glowing chaste, and lovely though severe. What gorgeous trophies crown his youthful bloom, The spoils august of Athens and of Rome. And, lo ! untouch'd by British brows before, Yet nobler...
Pagina 311 - I will take hold of the boughs thereof: Now also thy breasts shall be as clusters of the vine, And the smell of thy nose like apples; And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, That goeth down sweetly, Causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.
Pagina 405 - Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant nor his maidservant, nor his ox nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.

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