Annual Register, Volume 16

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Edmund Burke
1774 - History
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Edited by Edmund Burke. Good assize section for Geo II and III.

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Page 200 - I have kissed I know not how oft. Where be your gibes now? your gambols? your songs? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar? Not one now, to mock your own grinning? quite chap-fallen? Now get you to my lady's chamber, and tell her, let her paint an inch thick, to this favour she must come ; make her laugh at that. Prithee, Horatio, tell me one thing. Hor. What's that, my lord? Ham. Dost thou think Alexander looked o' this fashion i
Page 248 - I cannot eat but little meat, My stomach is not good ; But sure I think, that I can drink With him that wears a hood...
Page 34 - Tupia sustained himself in this scene with a firmness and resolution truly admirable : he wept, indeed, but the effort that he made to conceal his tears, concurred, with them, to do him honour.
Page 25 - ... it very carefully, dipping it continually in the water till nothing remains but the fine fibres of the inner coat. Being thus prepared in the afternoon, they are...
Page 121 - An Act to prevent paper bills of credit hereafter to be issued in any of His Majesty's colonies or plantations in America from being declared to be a legal tender in payments of money, and to prevent the legal tender of such bills as are now subsisting from being prolonged beyond the periods limited for calling in and sinking the same.
Page 9 - The soil/ except upon the very tops of the ridges, is extremely rich and fertile, watered by a great number of rivulets of excellent water, and covered with...
Page 50 - I gave each of them about four yards of linen, and a spike nail ; with the linen they were much pleased, but seemed to set no value upon the nail. We perceived that they knew what had happened in Poverty Bay, and we had therefore no reason to doubt but that they would behave peaceably ; however, for further security, Tupia...
Page 172 - Taste, and skilful accommodation of other men's conceptions to his own purpose. Nobody excelled him in that judgment, with which he united to his own observations on Nature, the energy of Michael Angelo, and the Beauty and Simplicity of the Antique.
Page 169 - Yet, when they employed their art to represent him, they confined his character to majesty alone. Pliny, therefore, though we are under great obligations to him for the information he has given us in relation to the works of the ancient...
Page 34 - Our traffick here was carried on with as much order as in the befl regulated market in Europe. It was managed principally by Mr. Banks, who was indefatigable in procuring...

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