The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 48

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Philological Society of London, 1804
 

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Page 178 - Or wak'd to extafy the living lyre. But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page Rich with the fpoils of Time did ne'er unroll ; Chill Penury reprefs'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the foul.
Page 89 - While low delights, succeeding fast behind, In happier meanness occupy the mind: As in those domes, where...
Page 157 - Fox' public-house, and drew the immense chain of waggons with apparent ease to near the turnpike at Croydon, a distance of six miles, in one hour and forty-one minutes, which is nearly at the rate of four miles an hour. In the course of...
Page 396 - Enemies, on the 21st of this month ; and that all praise and thanksgiving may be offered up to the Throne of Grace for the great...
Page 394 - I have not only to lament, in common with the British Navy, and the British Nation, in the Fall of the Commander in Chief, the loss of a Hero, whose name will be immortal, and his memory ever dear to his country, but my heart is rent with the most poignant grief for the death of a friend, to whom, by many years...
Page 394 - ... centre, I had both their van and rear abaft the beam before the fire opened. Every alternate ship was about a cable's length to windward of her second ahead and astern, forming a kind of double line, and appeared, when on their beam, to leave a very little interval between them, and this without crowding their ships.
Page 427 - And oft the craggy cliff he lov'd to climb, When all in mist the world below was lost : What dreadful pleasure ! there to stand sublime, Like shipwreck'd mariner on desert coast, And view th...
Page 395 - I fear the numbers that have fallen will be found very great when the returns come to me ; but it having blown a gale of wind ever since the Action, I have not yet had it in my power to collect any reports from the Ships.
Page 409 - Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe, in the County of Norfolk...
Page 426 - The crimson cloud, blue main, and mountain grey, •And lake, dim-gleaming on the smoky lawn : Far to the west the long long vale withdrawn, Where twilight loves to linger for a while ; And now he faintly kens the bounding fawn, And villager abroad at early toil. But lo ! the Sun appears ! and heaven, earth, ocean, smile.

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