The Universal Magazine, Τόμοι 58-59

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Pub. for J. Hinton, 1776
 

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Σελίδα 61 - It must be by his death ; and for my part, I know no personal cause to spurn at him, But for the general. He would be crowned;— How that might change his nature, there's the question. It is the bright day that brings forth the adder; And that craves wary walking.
Σελίδα 34 - Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth. And ere a man hath power to say, — Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion.
Σελίδα 230 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not.
Σελίδα 146 - When Britain first, at Heaven's command, Arose from out the azure main ; This was the charter of the land, And guardian angels sung this strain : " Rule, Britannia, rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves!
Σελίδα 61 - tis a ' common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the * bafe degrees By which he did afcend.
Σελίδα 257 - ... particular that should happen amongst his acquaintance of the Royal Society, and other ingenious Gentlemen, many of whom I was weekly conversant with ; and I seldom missed drinking coffee with him on a Saturday, during the whole time of his retirement at Chelsea. He was so infirm as to be...
Σελίδα 297 - ... upon to his chaplain, because he thought he would be kind to him; and has left you all his books. He has, moreover, bequeathed to the chaplain a very pretty tenement with good lands about it. It being a very cold day when he made his will, he left for mourning, to every man in the parish, a great frieze coat, and to every woman a black ridinghood.
Σελίδα 128 - ... wife is brought in upon us, who is permitted to abuse us and our children because we are no longer regarded. Can human nature endure such tyranny? What kindness can we show to our female children, equal to that of relieving them from such oppression, more bitter a thousand times than death? I say again, would to God that my mother had put me under ground the moment I was born !" Observe, this was not a peculiar case, but a national custom.
Σελίδα 318 - Entreats your smiles for sickness and for age ; Their cause I plead — plead it in heart and mind ; A fellow-feeling makes one wondrous kind...
Σελίδα 209 - In a day or two more they become flyers, but are still unable to take their own food ; therefore they play about near the place where the dams are hawking for flies ; and, when a mouthful is collected, at a certain signal given, the dam and the nestling advance, rising towards each other, and meeting at an angle; the young one all the while uttering such a little quick note of gratitude and complacency, that a person must have paid very little regard to the wonders of Nature that has not often remarked...

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