The British Magazine, Or, Monthly Repository for Gentlemen & Ladies (Google eBook)

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James Rivington & James Fletcher ... & H. Payne - English literature
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Page 270 - But what of that, his friends may say, He had those honours in his day. True to his profit and his pride, He made them weep before he dy'd.
Page 132 - ... elevated above the common rank of mankind. It is faid of him, that there never was a fcholar more humble, a wit more devout, or a man more amiable in fociety.
Page 335 - While we see multitudes passing before us, of whom perhaps not one appears to deserve our notice or excite our sympathy, we should remember, that we likewise are lost in the same throng, that the eye which happens to glance upon us is turned in a moment on him that follows us, and that the utmost which we can reasonably hope or fear, is to fill a vacant hour with prattle and be forgotten.
Page 13 - I have been bullied by an usurper ; I have been neglected by a court ; but I will not be dictated to by a subject : your man shan't stand. " ANNE Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery.
Page 149 - Honours that he could any where enjoy under any other Establishment. You see, Sir, the Doctrines that are lately come into the World, and how far the Phrase has obtained of calling your Royal Father God's Vicegerent, which ill Men have turned both to the Dishonour of God, and the Impeachment of his Majesty's Goodness.
Page 559 - Boyse, reduced to the last extremity of human wretchedness, had not a shirt, a coat, or any kind of apparel, to put on ; the sheets in which he lay were carried to the pawn-broker's, and he was obliged to be confined to his bed with no other covering than a blanket. He had little...
Page 140 - Gules, on a bend between six cross crosslets fitchy, argent, an escutcheon or, charged with a demi-lion rampant pierced through the mouth with an arrow, within a double tressure, flory...
Page 74 - Nothing is so effectual to this purpose as the liberty of the press, by which all the learning, wit, and genius of the nation, may be employed on the side of freedom ; and every one be animated to its defence.
Page 150 - ... from slavery; from a condition as much below that of brutes, as to act without reason is less miserable than to act against it. Preserve to your future subjects the divine right of being free agents, and to your own royal house the divine right of being their benefactors. Believe me, my Prince, there is no other right can flow from God.
Page 537 - In the month of May it buries itself in the earth and begins to vegetate. By the latter end of July, the tree is arrived at its full growth, and resembles a coral branch, and is about three inches high, and bears several little pods, which, dropping off, become worms, and from thence flies, like the English caterpillar.

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