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Page 236 - Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind ? If not, why am I subject to His cruelty or scorn ? Or why has man the will and pow'r To make his fellow mourn...
Page 27 - Wha will be a traitor knave? Wha can fill a coward's grave? Wha sae base as be a slave? Let him turn and flee! Wha for Scotland's king and law Freedom's sword will strongly draw, Freeman stand or freeman fa', Let him follow me!
Page 347 - Letters from the East. Written during a recent Tour through Turkey, Egypt, Arabia, Palestine, Syria and Greece. By John Carne, Esq. of Queen's College", Cambridge. In One large Volume 8vo.
Page 251 - We henceforth offer to receive with open arms, and all that tenderness which has always characterized our ministry, those who, within the space of fifteen days from the date of this decree, shall spontaneously and voluntarily .denounce themselves to us; but if any person (which God forbid!) persist in following the road to perdition, we shall employ, to our great regret, rigour, and severity, causing the pains and penalties of the civil and canonical laws to be inflicted on the offenders.
Page 347 - Souvenirs'" as mere extracts from her journal, they have been carefully composed or re-composed for publication, and were always intended to be seen. Now if my poor little Diary should ever be seen ! I tremble but to think of it ! — what egotism and vanity, what discontent — repining — caprice — should I be accused of? — neither perhaps have I always been just to others ; quand on sent, on reflechit rarement.
Page 348 - The Count de Segur was connected by ties of friendship or consanguinity with all the remarkable personages of the Courts of Louis XV. and XVI. and was engaged in the intercourse of Affairs and Society with Catherine II...
Page 348 - Mr. Cobbett, Mr. Coleridge, Mr. Leigh Hunt, Mr. Wordsworth, Sir James Mackintosh, Mr. Brougham, Sir F. Burdett, Rev. E. Irving, Lord Eldon, Mr. Wilberforce, Mr. Malthus, Mr. Crabbe, the late Mr. Home Tooke, &c.
Page 347 - Price 18s. This work will be found to possess all the interest and excitement of a romance ; it contains sketches and anecdotes of all the chieftains of Greece, of the magnificent scenery of the country, and character of the people...
Page 348 - ... personages to whom it relates, will be pleased at meeting so many of their old friends, and amused with the transactions, great and small, which Dangeau records of them ; while those who look still deeper into the work will find a great deal of chronological and some historical information, with many important views of the manners and morals of the age, of the character of the sovereign and his ministers, and of the secret springs and personal motives of many considerable events.