The European Magazine: And London Review, Τόμος 29

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Philological Society of London, 1796
 

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Σελίδα 26 - These examples confirmed me much in a resolution, whereunto I was otherwise inclined, to spend my time wholly in writing; and to put forth that poor talent, or half talent, or what it is, that God hath given me, not, as heretofore, to particular exchanges, but to banks, or mounts of perpetuity, which will not break.
Σελίδα 300 - ... it if he had it; but whence could it be had? It is too long to be remembered, and the language formerly had nothing written. He has doubtless inserted names that circulate in popular stories, and may have translated some wandering ballads, if any can be found; and the names, and some of the images being recollected, make an inaccurate auditor imagine, by the help of Caledonian bigotry, that he has formerly heard the whole.
Σελίδα 323 - On the 19th, the sky was obscured by immense fleeces of clouds, surcharged with inflammable matter; and, in the evening, the rain fell in torrents, the firmament darkened apace, sudden night came on, and the horrors of extreme darkness were rendered still more horrible by the peals of thunder which rent the air, and the frequent flashes of lightning, which served only to...
Σελίδα 396 - The nature of foreign negotiations requires caution, and their success must often depend on secrecy; and even when brought to a conclusion a full disclosure of all the measures, demands, or eventual concessions which may have been proposed or contemplated would be extremely impolitic; for this might have a pernicious influence on future negotiations, or produce immediate inconveniences, perhaps danger and mischief, in relation to other powers.
Σελίδα 26 - Bacon is lately dead of a long languishing weakness ; he died so poor that he scarce left money to bury him, which, though he had a great wit, did argue no great wisdom : it being one of the essential properties of a wise man to provide for the main chance. I have read, that it had been the fortunes of all poets commonly to die beggars ; but for an orator, a lawyer, and philosopher, as he was, to die so, it is rare.
Σελίδα 28 - I came ; nor has he ever made me an invitation ; either he dares not, or is such a thoughtless Tisdall fellow, that he never minds it. So what care I for his wit ? for he is the worst company in the world, till he has a bottle of wine in his head.
Σελίδα 129 - Trincomale, in confideration of the defence they have made, will be allowed to march out of the fort with the honours of war, drums beating and colours flying, to the glacis, where they will ground their arms, and furrender themfelves prifoners of war ; the officers keeping their i'words.
Σελίδα 396 - The necessity of such caution and secrecy was one cogent reason for vesting the power of making treaties in the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, the principle on which that body was formed confining it to a small number of members. To admit, then, a right in the House of Representatives to demand and to have as a matter of course all the papers respecting a negotiation with a foreign power would be to establish a dangerous precedent.
Σελίδα 127 - Dispatches, of which the following are copies, have been this day received by earl Bathurst, from the...
Σελίδα 300 - The editor, or author, never could fhew the original; nor can it be fhewn by any other; to revenge reafonable incredulity, by refufing evidence, is a degree of infolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and ftubborn audacity is the laft refuge of guilt. It would be eafy to...

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