Anthologia Hibernica: Or Monthly Collections of Science, Belles-lettres, and History ..., Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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R. E. Mercier, and Company, 1794 - Science
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... owner of the painting, from which the print of Mr. Nixon was engraved, ...
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Page 14 - And decks the goddess with the glittering spoil. This casket India's glowing gems unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from yonder box. The tortoise here and elephant unite, Transform'd to combs, the speckled and the white.
Page 111 - Eight times emerging from the flood She mew'd to ev'ry watry God, Some speedy aid to send. No Dolphin came, no Nereid stirr'd: Nor cruel Tom, nor Susan heard. A Fav'rite has no friend! From hence, ye Beauties, undeceiv'd, Know, one false step is ne'er retriev'd, And be with caution bold. Not all that tempts your wand'ring eyes And heedless hearts, is lawful prize; Nor all, that glisters, gold.
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