The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 14 (Google eBook)

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F. Jeffries, 1744 - Great Britain
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The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.
  

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Page 9 - ... to try how far this law will operate, that we may be more able to proceed with due regard to this valuable manufacture. With regard to the operation of the law, it appears to me that it will only enrich the government without reforming the people...
Page 76 - Continent ; that there was any need of forming an army in the Low Countries ; or that, in order to form an army, auxiliaries were necessary. But, not to dwell upon disputable...
Page 9 - ... omitted part of our duty, and have neglected the health and virtue of the people. I cannot, my lords, yet discover, why a reprieve is...
Page 9 - ... the intellects, that the number of distillers should be no argument in their favour ! For I never heard that a law against theft was repealed or delayed, because thieves were numerous.
Page 627 - ... illustrious house. But, my Lords, the danger is common, and an invasion equally involves all our happiness, all our hopes, and all our fortunes. It cannot be thought consistent with the wisdom of your Lordships to be employed in determining private property, when so weighty an affair as the security of the whole kingdom demands your attention ; when it is not known but at this...
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Page 10 - Legislature, unless the determinations are without influence upon each other? If either the example or authority of the Commons can divert us from following our own convictions, we are no longer part of the Legislature; we have given up our honours, and our privileges ; and what then is our concurrence but slavery, or our suffrage but an echo?
Page 9 - I affected with the merit of the wonderful skill which the distillers are said to have attained, that it is, in my opinion, no faculty of great use to mankind to prepare palatable poison ; nor shall I ever contribute my interest for the reprieve of a murderer, because he has, by long practice, obtained great dexterity in his trade.

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