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Page 551 - Society, it may be necessary to explain the mode by which its members are elected. Each member has the privilege, at any weekly meeting of the Society, of proposing any person who is desirous to become a member, provided such proposal is signed by three members of the Society. Peers of the realm, or lords of parliament, are, on their being 6 proposed.
Page 355 - Nullah, which was upon our right. We attacked them immediately, and the troops advanced under a very hot fire from cannon ; the execution of which was terrible. The picquets of the infantry, and the 74th regiment, which were on the right of the first and second lines, suffered particularly from the fire of the guns on the left of the enemy's position near Assye.
Page 440 - I cannot but imagine the virtuous heroes, legislators, and patriots, of every age and country, are bending from their elevated seats to witness this contest, as if they were incapable, till it be brought to a favourable issue, of enjoying their eternal repose.
Page 551 - SOCIETY are held every Wednesday, at seven o'clock in the evening, from the fourth Wednesday in October to the first Wednesday in June. The several Committees meet on other evenings in the week during the Session. In order still...
Page 342 - E'en now, perhaps, wide waving o'er the land, The mighty angel lifts his golden wand ; Courts the bright vision of descending power, Tells every gate, and measures every tower ; And chides the tardy seals that yet detain Thy Lion, Judah, from his destin'd reign.
Page 3 - the men, and the other for the women, to be set apart for the " sick prisoners, directing them to be removed into such rooms " as soon as they shall be seized with any disorder, and kept se...
Page 113 - For he that shall well consider the errors and obscurity, the mistakes and confusion, that are spread in the world by an ill use of words, will find some reason to doubt whether language, as it has been employed, has contributed more to the improvement or hindrance of knowledge amongst mankind.
Page 551 - TRANSACTIONS of the Society instituted at London for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, with the Premiums offered in the year 1783.
Page 360 - As many of the field pieces as could be brought up, with the gallopers attached to the cavalry, formed four different batteries. At the expiration of the time which I had allowed the enemy to decide, I ordered the infantry to advance ; as soon as they became exposed to the enemy's guns, the four batteries commenced their fire, and continued to advance, though opposed by a great superiority, both in number and weight of metal.
Page 342 - Yet still destruction sweeps the lonely plain, And heroes lift the generous sword in vain. Still o'er her sky the clouds of anger roll, And God's revenge hangs heavy on her soul. Yet shall she rise ; — but not by war restored, Not built in murder, — planted by the sword...