The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military, and Literary Journal, Τόμος 11

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Σελίδα 10 - The character of Captain Cook,' says Mr. Samwell, ' will be best exemplified by the services he has performed, which are universally known, and have ranked his name above that of any navigator of ancient or of modern times. Nature had endowed him with a mind vigorous and comprehensive, which in his riper years he had cultivated with care and industry. His general knowledge was extensive and various : in that of his own profession he was unequalled. With a clear judgment, strong masculine sense...
Σελίδα 396 - Chapel, the servants, grooms, and band, filed off without the south door. At the entrance the Dean and Prebendaries, attended by the choir, received the body : and the procession (having previously been formed, and being flanked by the military, every fourth man bearing a flambeau) moved down the south, aisle, and up the nave, into the choir, in the following order: — Poor Knights of Windsor.
Σελίδα 386 - Enemy aforementioned to neutral Places; but also from one Place belonging to an Enemy, to another Place belonging to an Enemy, whether they be under the Jurisdiction of the same Prince or under Several...
Σελίδα 216 - ... swamps do not render it incapable of cultivation, might be cultivated without cutting down one of them : Between the trees the ground is covered with grass, of which there is great abundance, growing in tufts about as big as can well be grasped in the hand, which stand very close to each other.
Σελίδα 459 - King, unless the lading be brought on shore in the presence of the officers of the Court of Admiralty, and an inventory made by them of the...
Σελίδα 383 - Majefties may have leave and licence to come with their fhips, as alfo with the merchandizes and goods on board the fame, the trade and importation whereof are not prohibited by the laws of either kingdom...
Σελίδα 383 - VI. The two high contracting parties have thought proper to fettle the duties on certain goods and merchandizes, in order to fix invariably the footing on which the trade therein fhall be eftablifhed between the two nations.
Σελίδα 12 - ... the records on which we ground our faith. NUMBER XII. AT the same time that it is fair to suppose there must be more than ordinary merit in men, who rise to great opulence and condition in life from low beginnings, all the world must be sensible of the danger attending sudden elevation, and how very apt a man's head is to turn, who climbs an eminence to which his habits have not familiarized him. A mountaineer can tread firm upon a precipice, and walk erect without tottering along the path that...
Σελίδα 133 - Swiflerland does not 3 confift confift merely in being peculiarly exempted from the burdens and miferies of war ; there is no country in which happinefs and content more univerfally prevail among the people. For, whether the government be ariftocratical, democratical, or mixed; abfolute or limited; a general fpirit of liberty pervades and actuates the feveral conftitutions: fo that even the oligarchical ftates (which, of all others, are ufually the moft tyrannical) are here peculiarly mild; and the...
Σελίδα 459 - ... or even after fuch declaration, if it were done within the times following ; that is to fay, if they were put on board fuch...

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