The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 59, Part 2

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A. Dodd and A. Smith, 1789 - Great Britain
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 813 - The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.
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Page 1089 - The Prophecy of Queen Emma ; an ancient Ballad lately discovered, written by Johannes Turgotus, Prior of Durham, in the reign of William Rufus ; to which is added by the editor an account of the discovery and hints towards a vindication of the authenticity of the Poems of Ossian and Rowley ' (by William Julius Mickle), 4to, pp.
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Page 722 - Lords and Commons entertain, that His Royal Highness, from his regard to the interests of His Majesty and the nation, will be ready to undertake the weighty and important trust proposed to be invested in His Royal Highness as soon as an act of Parliament shall have been passed for carrying the said resolutions into effect.
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Page 1089 - An Examination of the Poems attributed to Thomas Rowley and William Canynge, with a Defence of the Opinion of Mr. Warton,
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