London Magazine Enlarged and Improved, Volume 19

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C. Ackers, 1750 - English essays
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Page 134 - Isis, from the bordering vale With all a mother's fondness bids you hail! Hail Oxford hail! of all that's good and great Of all that's fair, the guardian and the...
Page 230 - tis true I'm fomething better, Yet I can hardly fpell my letter : And as the latter you may view, I hope you'll think the former true. You need not wonder at my flame, For you are not a mortal dame : I...
Page 243 - ... to fight, but also to offer yourself to shed your blood for Christ's faith, the liberties of the church, and the just and necessary defence of them that are oppressed and needy.
Page 328 - But tell me, ye lovers of liquor divine, Did you e'er fee a frown in a bumper of wine ? Her lilies and rofes were juft in their prime ; Yet lilies and rofes are conquer'd by time : But in wine, from its age fuch a benefit flows, That we like it the better the older it grows.
Page 134 - With all a mother's fondness, bids you hail ! — Hail, Oxford, hail ! of all that's good and great, Of all that's fair, the guardian and the seat ; Nurse of each brave pursuit, each generous aim, By truth exalted...
Page 149 - I persuaded them at last to kneel down and make a large ring, which they did. I prayed with them near an hour, when I was almost spent with the heat of the sun and the exercise.
Page 51 - Underneath this stone doth lie As much virtue as could die ; Which when alive did vigour give To as much beauty as could live.
Page 89 - Could all your art fuccefsful prove, Would you a maid undo, Whofe greateft failing is her love, And that her love for you ? Say, would you ufe that very pow'r You from her fondnefs claim, To ruin in one fatal hour A life of fpotlefs fame...
Page 149 - I prayed with them near an hour, when I was almost spent with the heat of the sun, and the exercise. They then brought me a chair; the earth working all the while with new motions, and tremblings, like the...
Page 231 - tis true, but yet You want a friend to manage it. Now fuch a friend you foon might have, By fixing on your humble...

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