The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 52 (Google eBook)

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1812 - History
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Guerra Independencia-España- Colaboración inglesa
gunvessel lanchcas cañoneras- siege cadiz-sitio cádiz
Edmund Burke - 1812
The siege of Cadiz went on but slowly. The. besiegers were but iil supplied with
... against our gun-boats, and that of ours against their working parties. ..
 

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Page 418 - I die: remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, "Who is the Lord?" or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 719 - The timid girls, half dreading their design, Dip the small foot in the retarded brine, And search for crimson weeds, which spreading flow, Or lie like pictures on the sand below; With all those bright red pebbles, that the sun Through the small waves so softly shines upon...
Page 439 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.
Page 258 - ... subversive of the rights of the whole body of electors of this kingdom.
Page 340 - What! shall the rascals dare to mutiny, and that too when the German Legion is so near at hand! Lash them, lash them, lash them! They deserve it. O yes; they merit a doubletailed cat. Base dogs ! What, mutiny for the sake of the price of a knapsack ! Lash them ! flog them ! Base rascals! mutiny for the price of a goat-skin, and then, upon the appearance of the German soldiers, they take a flogging as quietly as so many trunks of trees...
Page 725 - JEolian lyre The winds of dark November stray, Touch the quick nerve of every wire, And on its magic pulses play ; — Till all the air around, Mysterious murmurs fill, A strange bewildering dream of sound, Most heavenly sweet...
Page 712 - twas her proper care. Here will she come, and on the grave will sit, Folding her arms, in long abstracted fit ; But if observer pass, will take her round, And careless seem, for she would not be found ; Then go again, and thus her hour employ, While visions please her, and while woes destroy.
Page 720 - Ne'er made the mourner in his God rejoice? Is he not man, by sin and suffering tried? Is he not man, for whom the Saviour died? Belie the Negro's powers: — in headlong will, Christian! thy brother thou shalt prove him still: Belie his virtues; since his wrongs began, His follies and his crimes have stampt him Man.
Page 717 - tis done, Counts up his Meals, now lessen'd by that one ; For Expectation is on Time intent, Whether he brings us Joy or Punishment. - Yes ! e'en in sleep th* impressions all remain, He hears the Sentence and he feels the Chain ; He sees the Judge and Jury, when he shakes, And loudly cries, " Not Guilty," and awakes : Then chilling Tremblings o'er his Body creep, Till worn-out Nature is compell'd to sleep.
Page 252 - The evidence that there is a Being, all-powerful, wise, and good, by whom every thing exists ; and particularly, to obviate difficulties regarding the wisdom and goodness of the Deity ; and this, in the first place, from considerations independent of written revelation, and, in the second place, from the Revelation of the Lord Jesus ; and from the whole, to point out the inferences most necessary for and useful to mankind.

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