The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on Their Epitome, the Stage ..., Volume 20 (Google eBook)

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Page 194 - Her waggon-spokes made of long spinners' legs, The cover of the wings of grasshoppers, The traces of the smallest spider's web, The collars of the moonshine's...
Page 194 - Made by the joiner squirrel or old grub, Time out of mind the fairies' coachmakers. And in this state she gallops night by night Through lovers...
Page 18 - Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm, How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides, Your loop'd and window'd raggedness, defend you From seasons such as these ? O, I have ta'en Too little care of this ! Take physic, pomp ; Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, That thou mayst shake the superflux to them, And show the heavens more just.
Page 374 - Of hot pursuit ; the broken cry of deer Mangled by throttling dogs ; the shouts of men, And hoofs, thick beating on the hollow hill.
Page 194 - She is the fairies' midwife, and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate-stone On the forefinger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies Athwart men's noses as they lie asleep : Her waggon-spokes made of long spinners...
Page 302 - Nelson touch,' it was like an electric shock. Some shed tears, all approved — ' It was new — it was singular — it was simple !'; and, from Admirals downwards, it was repeated — ' It must succeed, if ever they will allow us to get at them ! You are, my Lord, surrounded by friends whom you inspire with confidence.
Page 343 - I have not only to lament, in common with the British navy, and the British Nation, in the fall of the Commander-in-Chief, the loss of a hero, whose name will be immortal, and his memory ever dear to his country; but my heart is rent with the most poignant grief for the death of a friend, to whom, by many years...
Page 294 - Almighty God having blessed his majesty's arms with victory, the admiral intends returning public thanksgiving for the same at two o'clock this day ; and he recommends every ship doing the same as soon as convenient.
Page 331 - It does not appear, from the strictest search, that a stone, or inscription of any kind, marked the place where his dust was deposited : even the memorial of his mortality is given with a pathetic brevity, which accords but too well with the obscure and humble passages of his life : " March 20, 1639-40, buried Philip Massinger, A STIIANCER!" No flowers were flung into his grave, no elegies " soothed his hovering spirit...
Page 342 - Commander-in-chief about the tenth ship from the van ; the second in command about the twelfth from the rear, leaving the van of the enemy unoccupied ; the succeeding ships breaking through in all parts, astern of their leaders, and engaging the enemy at the muzzles of their guns. The conflict was severe ; the enemy's ships were fought with a gallantry highly honourable to their officers; but the attack on them was irresistible, and it pleased the Almighty Disposer of all events, to grant his Majesty's...

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