The Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, 1741-1794

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J. Exshaw., 1741

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Both the title and the date tag are completely wrong--this is the volume for 1785, not for 1741 OR for 1794 OR for any period in between other than the year of 1785.


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Page 280 - Of some indecent clown ! she looks, methinks, Of old Acasto's line ; and to my mind Recalls that patron of my happy life, From whom my liberal fortune took its rise; Now to the dust gone down ; his houses, lands, And once fair-spreading family, dissolved.
Page 280 - Which from his bounteous friendship I enjoy. Then throw that shameful pittance from thy hand, But ill...
Page 281 - Here ceas'd the youth: yet still his speaking eye Express'd the sacred triumph of his soul, With conscious virtue, gratitude, and love, Above the vulgar joy divinely rais'd. Nor waited he reply. Won by the charm Of...
Page 280 - She, with her widow'd mother, feeble, old, And poor, liv'd in a cottage far retir'd Among the windings of a woody vale; By solitude and deep surrounding shades, But more by bashful modesty, conceal'd.
Page 117 - I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The fire had resounded in the halls: and the voice of the people is heard no more. The stream of Clutha was removed from its place, by the fall of the walls. The thistle shook there its lonely head: the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked out from the windows, the rank grass of the wall waved round its head. Desolate is the dwelling of Moina, silence is in the house of her fathers.
Page 266 - British empire, that the trade between Great Britain and Ireland be encouraged and extended as much as possible; and for that purpose that the intercourse and commerce be finally settled and regulated on permanent and equitable principles, for the mutual benefit of both countries.
Page 280 - Veil'd in a simple robe, their best attire, * Beyond the pomp of dress ; for loveliness Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is, when unadorn'd, adorn'd the most.
Page 356 - ... from men whom they had lately revered, he told them, that the Spaniards were servants of the Great Spirit who dwells in heaven, who made and governs the world...
Page 15 - ... into another, and, after great agonies, expired at five o'clock in the afternoon. I went directly to inform the...
Page 352 - Sigisbert : sometimes it is done by memorial, or address in writing, in the manner of certain Norman heretics, who wrote a petition to the Sybills, as chief of the necromancers : this petition sets forth that, " Whereas the parties undersigning had entered into certain articles and conditions, and by...

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