Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 13 (Google eBook)

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W. Blackwood, 1823
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Page 484 - A Series of Groups, Illustrating the Physiognomy, Manners, and Character of the People of France and Germany. By George Lewis. Containing Sixty Plates suitable to Illustrate the Original Edition of the Tour in France and Germany.
Page 64 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties all a summer's day, While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
Page 210 - Scully! may all kinds Of evil attend thee! On thy dark road of life May no kind one befriend thee! May fevers long burn thee, And agues long freeze thee! May the strong hand of God In His red anger seize thee ! Had he died calmly I...
Page 545 - Oh, how oft shall he On faith and changed gods complain, and seas Rough with black winds and storms Unwonted shall admire, Who now enjoys thee credulous, all gold; Who always vacant, always amiable, Hopes thee, of flattering gales Unmindful ! Hapless they To whom thou...
Page 64 - For that fair female troop thou saw'st, that seem'd Of goddesses, so blithe, so smooth, so gay, Yet empty of all good, wherein consists Woman's domestic honor and chief praise ; Bred only and completed to the taste Of lustful appetence, to sing, to dance, To dress, and troll the tongue, and roll the eye.
Page 64 - Astarte, queen of Heaven, with crescent horns ; To whose bright image nightly by the moon Sidonian virgins paid their vows and songs...
Page 246 - A Vindication of the Authenticity of the Narratives contained in the first Two Chapters of the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. Luke; being an Investigation of Objections urged by the Unitarian Editors of the improved Version of the New Testament : with an Appendix containing Strictures on the Variations between the First and Fourth Editions of that Work.
Page 482 - Some ancient Christmas Carols, with the tunes to which they were formerly sung in the West of England.
Page 382 - I'm sure That at Sheriffmuir A battle there was that I saw, man. And we ran, and they ran, And they ran, and we ran, And we ran, and they ran awa', man...
Page 267 - Tell me what company you keep and I will tell you what you are ' ; and the other one, ' Not with whom you are bred, but with whom you are fed.

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