Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 71, Part 1

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F. Jefferies, 1801 - Early English newspapers
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The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.

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Page 16 - And charm through distant ages. Wrapt in shade, Prisoner of darkness ! to the silent hours How often I repeat their rage divine, To lull my griefs, and steal my heart from woe ! I roll their raptures, but not catch their fire. Dark, though not blind, like thee, Maeonides! Or, Milton ! thee ; ah, could I reach your strain ? Or his who made Mironides our own.
Page 402 - ALTHOUGH it was not originally my intention to have commenced the operations of the British army in Egypt on the side of Alexandria, yet circumstances arose that induced me to change my opinion.
Page 184 - If you are, remember the confequence which he himfelf foretels— " whoever fhall be afhamed of me, and of my words, in this adulterous and finful generation, of him alfo fhall the Son of man be afhamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
Page 430 - Years 17 so increase as to give one || Head for every two Acres of Land in the Habitable part of the Earth. And then, according to the Prediction of the Scriptures, there must be Wars and great Slaughter, &c. Wherefore, as an Expedient...
Page 55 - Waller, who very handsomely volunteered their services; and although I am under the painful necessity of acquainting you that we have not been able to succeed in our attack...
Page 402 - ... honour. The remainder of the army followed so good an example, and were immediately in a situation not only to face, but to repel the enemy. The...
Page 402 - ... the whole army moved forward, and came within sight of the enemy, who was formed on an advantageous ridge, with his right to the canal of Alexandria, and his left towards the sea.
Page 58 - March next, that so both we and our people may humble ourselves before Almighty God, in order to obtain pardon of our sins, and...
Page 402 - Coote, got into the boats early in the morning : they had, in general, from five to six miles to row, and did not arrive at the point of landing till ten o'clock. The front of disembarkation was narrow, and a hill, which commanded the whole, seemed almost inaccessible.
Page 403 - ... under the protection of the fortified heights which form the principal defence of Alexandria. It was intended...

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