The Monthly Magazine, Volume 24

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Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, 1807 - Art
 

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Page 47 - I know an instance where he did his utmost to conceal his own merit that way ; and if we join to this his natural love of ease, I fancy we must expect little of this sort : at least I...
Page 47 - Fenton, before yours came, but stayed to have informed myself and you of the circumstances of it. All I hear is, that he felt a gradual decay, though so early in life, and was declining for five or six months. It was not, as I apprehended, the gout in his stomach, but, I believe, rather a complication first of gross humours, as he was naturally corpulent, not discharging themselves, as he used no sort of exercise.
Page 47 - I hear is, that he felt a gradual decay, though so early in life, and was declining for five or six months. It was not, as I apprehended, the gout in his stomach, but, I believe, rather a complication first of gross humours, as he was naturally corpulent, not discharging themselves, as he used no sort of exercise. No man better bore...
Page 47 - Report the valuable ones of any other man. So the Elegy I renounce. I condole with you from my heart, on the loss of so worthy a man, and a friend to us both.
Page 47 - As to any papers left behind him, I dare say they can be but few ; for this reason, he never wrote out of vanity, or thought much of the applause of men. I know an instance...
Page 384 - In the dusk of t he evening, when the bees are quietly lodged, approach the hive, and turn it gently over. Having steadily placed it in a small pit, previously dug to receive it, with its bottom upwards, cover it with a clean new hive, which has been properly prepared, with a few sticks across the inside of it, and rubbed with aromatic herbs. Having carefully adjusted the mouth of each hive to the other, so that no aperture remains between them, take a small stick, and beat gently...
Page 74 - Konigsberg, the 300 vessels which were in that port, laden with all kinds of military stores ; 160,000 muskets which England was sending to arm our enemies. From the banks of the Vistula we have come, with the speed of the eagle, to those of the Niemen. You celebrated at Austerlitz the anniversary of the coronation; this year, you have worthily celebrated that of the battle of Marengo, which put an end to the war of the second coalition.
Page 329 - He could not bear. What's to be done? He sends In secret to a jeweller, of whom Upon the model of the real ring He might bespeak two others, and commanded To spare nor cost nor pains to make them like, .Quite like, the true one. This the artist managed.
Page 47 - I shall with pleasure take upon me to draw this amiable, quiet, deserving, unpretending, Christian and philosophical character, in his epitaph.* There truth may be spoken in a few words : as for flourish...
Page 384 - ... minutes, or a quarter of an hour, in which time the bees will leave their cells in the lower hive, ascend, and adhere to the upper one. Then gently lift the new hive, with all its little tenants, and place it on the stand from which the other hive was taken.

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