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Page 112 - Shall through the gloomy vale attend, And cheer our dying breath ; Shall, when all other comforts cease, .Like a kind angel whisper peace, And smooth the bed of death.
Page 115 - A Caterpillar grovell'd near, A subtle slow Conveyancer, Who, summoned, waddles with his quill To draw the haughty Insect's will. None but his heirs must own the spot, Begotten, or to be begot ; Each leaf he binds, each bud he ties To eggs of eggs of Butterflies. When lo ! how Fortune loves to...
Page 101 - ... such descendant, upon giving notice to the king's privy council, which notice is hereby directed to be entered in the books thereof, may, at any time from the expiration of twelve calendar months after such notice given to the privy council as...
Page 112 - Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then how little do we need ! For nature's calls are few : In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do.
Page 51 - ... for preventing the commission of those oppressions and irregularities which have of late years prevailed, to the disgrace of British government ; for more easily and effectually punishing in India the authors of such enormities when committed, and for improving and rendering permanent those resources which the nation has a right to expect from the conquered countries. Such laws would equally tend to promote the laudable and desirable object of regaining and securing an interest in the hearts...
Page 8 - To build, to plant, whatever you intend, To rear the column, or the arch to bend, To swell the terrace, or to sink the grot; In all, let Nature never be forgot.
Page 103 - We alfo conceive that the deferring their age of majority as to marriage till twenty -fix, is impolitic and dangerous, as it may tend to drive them into a diforderly courfe of life, which ought the more to be guarded againft in men of high rank, as the influence of their example is the mult forcible and exteniive.
Page 123 - with hearty flaps on the back, or preft to make a breakfaft on cold meat and ftrong beer ; and in the courfe of a tour of Great Britain, you will not meet with a high-crowned hat, or a pair of red ftockings.