The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 65, Part 1

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E. Cave, 1795 - Great Britain
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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 93 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Page 300 - And what of this new book the whole •world makes such a rout about? Oh! 'tis out of all plumb, my lord — quite an irregular thing ! — not one of the angles at the four corners was a right angle. I had my rule and compasses, my lord, in my pocket.
Page 276 - ... storm which you are in will soon be over, and then it will be as if it had never been ; or rather the remembrance of it will be pleasant.
Page 141 - For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way. And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming...
Page 246 - I HAVE the honour to inform you, that between the hours of four and five this morning, immediately as the moon fet, the two pofts at this place were attacked by three columns almoft at the fame moment, commencing by an attempt on the Redan, which was followed by others from the old mill houfc, and on the work conftrufted on the oppofite hill.
Page 473 - Your history was copied from books; your journal rose out of your own experience and observation. You express images which operated strongly upon yourself, and you have impressed them with great force upon your readers. I know not whether I could name any narrative by which curiosity is better excited or better gratified.
Page 276 - ... with a very sore trial, in the loss of my dear and only child, in which I do perfectly submit to his good pleasure...
Page 49 - How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure ! Still to ourselves in every place consign'd, Our own felicity we make or find : With secret course, which no loud storms annoy, Glides the smooth current of domestic joy. The lifted axe, the agonizing wheel, Luke's iron crown, and Damien's bed of steel, To men remote from power but rarely known, Leave reason, faith, and conscience, all our own.
Page 304 - My dog (the trustiest of his kind) With gratitude inflames my mind : I mark his true, his faithful way, And in my service copy Tray.
Page 68 - ... that were made, the batteries of the Town of Bommel which flanked the approach, and the considerable number of men who defended it, it was soon carried, and the enemy driven across the river (every where passable on the ice) with considerable loss of men, and of four pieces of cannon. General Dundas speaks in the highest...

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