The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 8

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James Silk Buckingham
J. M. Richardson, 1826 - Great Britain
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Page 495 - But why then publish * Granville the polite, And knowing Walsh, would tell me I could write ; Well-natured Garth inflamed with early praise, And Congreve loved, and Swift endured my lays ; The courtly Talbot, Somers, Sheffield read, Ev'n mitred Rochester would nod the head, And St. John's self (great Dryden's friends before) With open arms received one poet more.
Page 544 - Think, my lord ! By Heaven, he echoes me, As if there were some monster in his thought Too hideous to be shown...
Page 283 - A crush'd reed thrown aside ; Yet, by that rigid lip and brow, Not without strife he died. And near him on the sea-weed lay — Till then we had not wept—- But well our gushing hearts might say, That there a mother slept ! For her pale arms a babe had press'd With such a wreathing grasp, Billows had dash'd o'er that fond breast, Yet not undone the clasp.
Page 283 - We saw her mighty cable riven, Like floating gossamer ! We saw her proud flag struck that morn, A star once o'er the seas, Her helm beat down, her deck uptorn, — And sadder things than these...
Page 459 - These local authorities have been cherished or neglected, according to the disposition of the sovereign. But, as far as we can trace the history of Central India, their rights and privileges have never been contested, even by the tyrants and oppressors who slighted them; while, on the other hand, all just princes have founded their chief reputation and claim to popularity on attention to them.
Page 464 - We should be sorry that, from the accumulation of arrears, there should ever be room to raise a question, whether it were better to leave the Natives to their own arbitrary and precipitate tribunals, than to harass their feelings and injure their property, by an endless procrastination of their suits, under the pretence of more deliberate justice.
Page 578 - ... trial relates, was purchased at any house, shop, or office belonging to or occupied by the defendant or defendants, or any of them, or by his or their servants...
Page 264 - LET others seek for empty joys, At ball, or concert, rout, or play ; Whilst, far from fashion's idle noise, Her gilded domes, and trappings gay, I while the wintry eve away, — 'Twixt book and lute the hours divide ; And marvel how I e'er could stray From thee — my own Fireside! My own Fireside ! Those simple words Can bid the sweetest dreams arise ; Awaken feeling's tenderest chords, And fill with tears of joy...
Page 579 - ... of which they purport to be copies have been sworn or affirmed according to this act, and shall have the same effect for the purposes of evidence, to all intents...
Page 283 - Oh ! human love, whose yearning heart Through all things vainly true, So stamps upon thy mortal part Its passionate adieu — Surely thou hast another lot, There is some home for thee, Where thou shalt rest, remembering not The moaning of the sea ! F.

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