Monthly Review; Or New Literary Journal

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Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths
R. Griffiths., 1795
Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.

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Page 423 - The darksome pines, that o'er yon rocks reclin'd, Wave high, and murmur to the hollow wind, The wandering streams that shine between the hills, The grots that echo to the tinkling rills, The dying gales that pant upon the trees, The lakes that quiver to the curling breeze...
Page 306 - I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen : but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me.
Page 196 - Hudibras was the first of his works that marked him as a man above the common ; yet what made him then noticed now surprises us, to find so little humour in an undertaking so congenial to his talents.
Page 424 - Long-sounding aisles, and intermingled graves, Black Melancholy sits, and round her throws A death-like silence., and a dread repose: Her gloomy presence saddens all the scene, Shades ev'ry flow'r, and darkens ev'ry green, Deepens the murmur of the falling floods, And breathes a browner horror on the woods.
Page 123 - I claim to know more of America than most of you, having seen and been conversant in that country. The people, I believe, are as truly loyal as any subjects the king has ; but a people jealous of their liberties, and who will vindicate them, if ever they should be violated. But the subject is too delicate ; I will say no more.
Page 198 - HISTORY (the) of Poland, from its origin as a nation to the commencement of the year 1795. To which is prefixed, an accurate account of the geography and government of that country, and the customs and manners of its inhabitants.
Page 442 - ... the revenues of their country, naturally degenerate into daring and diforderly ruffians, the terror of peaceful men, and both the difgrace and the bane of civilized fociety.
Page 444 - We exprefled our unwillingnefs to give him the trouble of again afc«nding the hill; but of this trouble the deeplywrinkled mountaineer made light, and we yielded to his propofal with. only apparent reluctance; fince, to the indelicacy of introducing ourfelves, we preferred the introduction of a man whom we had even cafually met with on the road. To the Convent we were admitted by a...
Page 447 - ... threw the conical top of the hill to fuch a diftance, that it feemed to rife from another world. The height .of St. Marino (we were told) had been accurately meafured by Father Bofcovich, and found to be nearly half a mile above the level of the neighbouring fea.
Page 225 - How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning ! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations ! For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds ; I will be like the most High.

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