The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 291

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Bradbury, Evans, 1901 - English periodicals

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Page 300 - else the tale will not be conceived. Now shall you have three ladies walk to gather flowers, and then we must believe the stage to be a garden. By-and-by we hear news of a shipwreck in the same place, then
Page 74 - Sink the sweet scenes of childhood, that mine eyes I never shut amid the sunny blaze, But straight with all their tints thy waters rise ; Thy crossing plank, thy margin's willowy maze And bedded sand that, veined with various dyes, Gleamed thro' thy bright transparence to the gaze ! Visions of childhood ! Oft have ye beguiled Lone
Page 421 - might not only be the most patient of butts and of listeners ; might not only always be ready in fine weather for bowls and in rainy weather for shovel-board, but might also save the expense of a gardener or of a groom. Sometimes the reverend man nailed up the apricots, and sometimes he curried the coach-horses.
Page 597 - I glory in the name of Briton, and the particular happiness of my life will ever consist in promoting the welfare of a people whose loyalty and -warm affection to me I consider the greatest and most permanent security of my throne.
Page 16 - Nous serons, par nos lois, les juges des ouvrages ; Par nos lois, prose et vers, tout nous sera soumis : Nul n'aura de l'esprit, hors nous et nos amis. Nous chercherons partout à trouver à redire, Et ne verrons que nous qui sachent bien écrire.
Page 324 - thinks of Launce's nameless sister, who is " as white as a lily and as small as a wand," surely the very picture of sweet English maidenhood ? Beaumont and Fletcher are never quoted, yet I could draw thence passages of tenderness and beauty unrivalled except in Shakespeare. Think, for instance, of the girl who, dressed as a page, has followed her lover to the
Page 565 - I am surprised to see you, you have been so long a stranger ; ' but told her she was glad to see her, and offered to salute her, which Mrs. Veal complied with, till their lips almost touched, and then Mrs. Veal drew her hand across her own eyes, and said,
Page 573 - and I am as well satisfied as I am of the best grounded matter of fact. And why we should dispute matter of fact because we cannot solve things of which we can have no certain or demonstrative notions, seems strange to me ; Mrs. Bargrave's authority and sincerity alone would have been undoubted in any other case.

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