London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 37

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C. Ackers, 1768 - English essays
 

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Page 101 - Content I live, this is my stay, I seek no more than may suffice; I press to bear no haughty sway; Look, what I lack my mind supplies. Lo! thus I triumph like a king, Content with that my mind doth bring.
Page 178 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Page 264 - But let a maid thy pity share, Whom love has taught to stray ; Who seeks for rest, but finds despair Companion of her way.
Page 102 - And babes, sweet-smiling babes, our bed. How should I love the pretty creatures, While round my knees they fondly clung ; To see them look their mother's features, To hear them lisp their mother's tongue. And when with envy, time transported, Shall think to rob us of our joys, You'll in your girls again be courted, And I'll go wooing in my boys.
Page 312 - It is well known, that every government must come to a period, and that death is unavoidable to the political, as well as to the animal body.
Page 376 - ... and also the commission of the gentlemen appointed commissioners of the customs, to reside in America, which authorizes them to make as many appointments as they think fit, and to pay the appointees what sums they please, for whose mal-conduct they are not accountable.
Page 98 - With cool submission joins the labouring train, And social sorrow loses half its pain : Our anxious Bard, without complaint, may share This bustling season's epidemic care, Like...
Page 88 - Taxation and representation are inseparable. This position is founded on the laws of nature. It is more. It is itself an eternal law of nature, for whatever is a man's own is absolutely his own. No man has a right to take it from him without his consent, either expressed by himself or his representatives.
Page 61 - Distrest alike the statesman and the wit, When one a Borough courts, and one the Pit. The busy candidates for power and fame Have hopes, and fears, and wishes, just the same; Disabled both to combat or to fly, Must hear all taunts, and hear without reply. Uncheck'd on both loud rabbles vent their rage, As mongrels bay the lion in a cage. Th...
Page 515 - ... and which they had directed him to report to the houfe; and he read the report in his place, and afterwards delivered the...

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