Sink or swim? By the author of 'Recommended to mercy', etc, Volume 3

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Page 87 - Close by those meads, for ever crown'd with flowers, Where Thames with pride surveys his rising towers, There stands a structure of majestic frame, Which from the neighbouring Hampton takes its name. Here Britain's statesmen oft the fall foredoom Of foreign tyrants, and of nymphs at home ; Here thou, great ANNA ! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take — and sometimes tea Hither the heroes and the nymphs resort, To taste awhile the pleasures of a court ; In various talk th...
Page 187 - ... one of the greatest blessings that can fall to the lot of an Angolese household.
Page 287 - Yes and No are very easily said, but before they are said one should think a long time." In matters of consequence, it is most necessary to deliberate before we give a precipitate assent, or a hasty negative.

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