Tracts in Prose and Verse ... (Google eBook)

Front Cover
W. Bonython, 1827
0 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 114 - THIS Professorship is in the appointment of the Lord High Chancellor, the Lord President of the Privy Council, the Lord Privy Seal, the Lord High Treasurer, and the Lord Steward of the King's Household. Founded by THOMAS LOWNDES, Esq. 1749. Salary, an estate about 300. per annum. 1750 tRoger Long, DD Pemb.
Page 350 - Lowndes, the Resolutions which the Committee had directed him to report to the House, which he read in his place, and afterwards delivered in at the clerk's table ; where the same were read, and are as followeth, viz.
Page 348 - ... of the petition, recommended it to the consideration of the commons. Leave was immediately given to prepare a bill, founded on the resolutions of the committee ; which having been duly considered, altered, and amended, passed through both houses...
Page 352 - Pitt be interred at the public charge ; and that a monument be erected in the collegiate church of St. Peter, Westminster, to the memory of that excellent statesman, with an inscription expressive of the public sense of so great and irreparable a loss, and to assure His Majesty that this House will make good the expenses attending the same.
Page 349 - that the said petition be referred to the consideration of a committee of the whole House, and that the petitioners be heard by themselves before the said committee, if they think fit '
Page 350 - Rouse (according to order} reported from the committee of the whole house, to whom it was referred, to consider of the...
Page 194 - But he who puts his hand to the plough and looks back is not fit for the kingdom of Labour, any more than he is fit for the kingdom of God.
Page 181 - Reason labours at in vain. This too serves always, Reason never long : One must go right, the other may go wrong. See then the acting and comparing powers One in their nature, which are two in ours ! And Reason raise o'er Instinct as you can, In this 'tis God directs, in that 'tis man.
Page 53 - There dwelt a Citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual, frugal, and so forth; His word would pass for more than he was worth.
Page 48 - Reason the bias turns to good from ill, And Nero reigns a Titus, if he will. The fiery soul, abhorr'd in Catiline, In Decius charms, in Curtius is divine : The same ambition can destroy or save, And makes a patriot as it makes a knave.

Bibliographic information