The Universal Magazine, Volumes 64-65 (Google eBook)

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Pub. for J. Hinton, 1779
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Page 3 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not.
Page 378 - WHEN thy beauty appears, In its graces and airs, All bright as an angel new dropt from the sky ; At distance I gaze, and am...
Page 162 - Sir, who now have the honour to wait on you by order of the lord mayor, aldermen, and commons, of the city...
Page 256 - Besides, my uncle has two hundred livres of mine in his hands, and although he is brother-in-law to the Bailiff, and volontiers brutal, yet I will make him pay it every sous.
Page 192 - At the same time the largest of the two frigates kept sailing round us the whole action and raking us fore and aft, by which means she killed or wounded almost every man on the quarter and main decks.
Page 261 - ... to the dignity of a Baron of this Realm, by the title of Lord Ossulston, Baron of Ossulston.
Page 91 - I had certain and repeated informations, from some who are in the secret of affairs, that a resolution was taken, by those who have power to execute it, to pursue me to the scaffold. My blood was to have been the cement of a new alliance, nor could my innocence be any security, after it had once been demanded from abroad, and resolved on at home, that it was necessary to cut me off.
Page 66 - ... in a cause so solemn, our conduct shall be such as to merit the approbation of the wise, and the admiration of the brave and free of every age and of every country.
Page 81 - Shew, that any other order than that in which my fleet was conducted, from my firft feeing them, to the moment of the action, was incompatible with fuch determination.
Page 192 - I called upon the c'aptain to know if they had struck, or if he asked for quarters ; but no answer being made, after repeating my words two or three times, I called for the boarders, and ordered them to board, which they did ; but the moment they were on board her, they discovered a superior number laying under cover with pikes in their hands ready to receive them, on which our people retreated instantly into our own ship, and returned to their guns...

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