Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting and Original Literature, and Records of the Beau-monde, Volume 3

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J. Bell, 1826
 

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Pagina 115 - The spinsters -and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chant it; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age.
Pagina 146 - If any merchant or person whatsoever shall voluntarily yield, or pay the said subsidies of Tonnage and Poundage, not being granted by Parliament, he shall likewise be reputed a betrayer of the liberties of England, and an enemy to the same *. 7.
Pagina 304 - Sheikh's first general, a negro of a noble aspect, clothed in a figured silk tobe, and mounted on a beautiful Mandara horse, made his appearance; and, after a little delay, the rear was cleared of those who had pressed in upon us, and we moved on, although but very slowly, from the frequent impediment thrown in our way by these wild equestrians.
Pagina 46 - LANZI'S History of Painting In Italy, from the Period of the Revival of the Fine Arts to the End of the i8th Century.
Pagina 92 - De Foix: or sketches of the manners and customs of the fourteenth century, an historical romance.
Pagina 269 - twixt the green sea and the azured vault Set roaring war: to the dread rattling thunder Have I given fire and rifted Jove's stout oak With his own bolt; the strong-based promontory Have I made shake and by the spurs pluck'd up The pine and cedar: graves at my command Have waked their sleepers, oped, and let 'em forth By my so potent art.
Pagina 101 - ... precise rules of it ; and of that rare piety and devotion that the court or camp could not shew a more faultless person, or to whose example young men might more reasonably conform themselves. His personal valour and courage of all kinds (for he had sometimes indulged so much to the corrupt opinion of honour as to venture himself in duels) was very eminent, insomuch as he was accused of being too prodigal of his person ; his affection, zeal, and obedience to the King was such as became a branch...
Pagina 287 - What I admire most in your ship, is the extreme silence and orderly conduct of your men: —on board a French ship, every one calls and gives orders, and they gabble like so many geese.
Pagina 242 - They have been with me through the dreamy night — The blessed household voices, wont to fill My heart's clear depths with unalloy'd delight ! I hear them still, unchanged : though some from earth Are music parted, and the tones of mirth — Wild, silvery tones, that rang through days more bright — Have died in others ; yet to me they come Singing of boyhood back — the voices of my home ! II.
Pagina 304 - ... contempt for their weakness. I am quite sure this was premeditated ; we were all so closely pressed as to be nearly smothered, and in some danger from the crowding of the horses and clashing of the spears. Moving on was impossible ; and we therefore came to a full stop : our chief was much enraged, but it was all to no purpose, he was only answered by shreiks of " Welcome ! " and spears most unpleasantly rattled over our heads expressive of the same feeling.

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