Annual Register, Volume 32 (Google eBook)

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1793 - History
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Page 126 - Let her see him in his most retired privacies} let her follow him to the mount, and hear his devotions and supplications to God. Carry her to his table, to view his poor fare, and hear his heavenly discourse.
Page 172 - ... danger of being choked. This is a mark of grandeur. The greater the man would seem to be, the larger piece he takes in his mouth ; and the more noise he makes in chewing it, . the more polite he is thought to be. They have, indeed, a proverb that says, " Beggars and thieves only eat small pieces, or without making a noise.
Page 174 - ... which had uniformly and without exception followed them all. Fame, riches, and honour had been held out for a series of ages to every individual...
Page 286 - WE, your majefty's moft dutiful and loyal fubjecb, the lords fpiritual and temporal in parliament aflembled, beg leave to return your majefty our humble thanks for your moft gracious fpeech from the throne.
Page 283 - Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal fubje&s the Commons of Great Britain, in Parliament aflembled, beg leave to return Your Majefty our humble thanks, for your moft gracious fpeech from the Throne.
Page 203 - April, 1790, about eleven o'clock at night, he quietly expired, closing a long and useful life of eighty-four years and three months.
Page 25 - The first symptoms of more immediate decay, was his inability to enjoy his rest at night. Frequently would he be heard at midnight, as if struggling with some one in his chamber, and crying out, " I will keep my money — I will — nobody shall rob me of my property...
Page 171 - Mosaical law, according to his conception, by pouring these six or seven drops upon the ground, two or more of them fall to work ; on the back of the beast, and on each side of the spine, they cut...
Page 175 - Tacazzé, and the Nile. All thefe principal, and their tributary ftreams, would, however, be abforbed, nor be able to pafs the burning deferts, or find their way into Egypt, were it not for the White River, which, rifmg in a country of almoft perpetual rain, joins to it a never- failing ftream, equal to the Nile itfelf.
Page 21 - ... to call his own. A couple of beds, a couple of chairs, a table, and an old woman, were all his furniture ; and he moved them about at a minute's warning. Of all these...

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