The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year ..., Volume 4

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J. Dodsley, 1762 - History
 

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Page 17 - Proud prelate, I understand you are backward in complying with your agreement : but I would have you know, that I, who made you what you are, can unmake you ; and if you do not forthwith fulfil your engagement, by God I will immediately unfrock you. Yours, as you demean yourself, Elizabeth.
Page 242 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Page 267 - In person graceful, and in sense refin'd ; Her art as much as Nature's friend became, Her voice as free from blemish as her fame, Who knows so well in majesty to please, Attemper'd with the graceful charms of ease ? When Congreve's favour'd pantomime to grace...
Page 287 - The field echoes from wing to wing, as a hundred hammers that rise, by turns, on the red son of the furnace.
Page 94 - ... four or five inches diameter at the mouth, having the bottom taken off, and the sides well fixed in the clay rammed close about it. Within the pot is a brown water, Thick as puddle, continually forced up with a...
Page 210 - ... history of every wound. and grow themselves soldiers before they find strength for the field. But this were nothing, did we not feel the alternate insolence of...
Page 215 - Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord : and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man ; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Page 270 - His voice no touch of harmony admits, Irregularly deep and shrill by fits ; The two extremes appear like man and wife, Coupled together for the sake of strife.
Page 51 - Being of different judgments, and 'those' of each sort seeking most to propagate their own, that spirit of kindness that is ' to them all, is hardly accepted of any. I hope I can say it, My life has been a willing sacrifice, — and I hope, — for them all.

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