The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 22

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James Silk Buckingham
J. M. Richardson, 1829 - Great Britain
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Page 77 - The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water ; the poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them, the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.
Page 264 - Now comes to rest, with her, in the same still abode. " Bursting Death's silence — could that mother speak — (Speak when the earth was heap'd upon his head) — In thrilling, but with hollow accent weak, She thus might give the welcome of the dead : — ' Here rest, my son, with me ; — the dream is fled ; — The motley mask and the great stir is o'er : Welcome to me, and to this silent bed, Where deep forgetfulness succeeds the roar Of life, and fretting passions waste the heart no more.
Page 70 - By a perpetual monopoly, all the other subjects of the State are taxed very absurdly in two different ways : first, by the high price of goods, which, in the case of a free trade, they could buy much cheaper ; and, secondly, by their total exclusion from a branch of business which it might be both convenient and profitable for many of them to carry on.
Page 431 - I know the queen's prerogative is a thing curious to be dealt withal ; yet all grievances are not comparable. I cannot utter with my tongue, or conceive with my heart, the great grievances that the town and country, for which I serve, suffereth by some of these monopolies.
Page 78 - And the ^Ethiop's heart throbs loud and high, Beneath his white symar, And the Lybian kneels, as he meets her eye. Like the flash of an Eastern star ! The gales may not be heard, Yet the silken streamers quiver, And the vessel shoots — like a bright-plumed...
Page 223 - In the years 1186, 1187 the white strangers of the west fastened a quarrel upon the Lord of the Golden Palace They landed at Rangoon, took that place and Prome, and were permitted to advance as far as Yandabo, for the King, from motives of piety and regard to life, made no preparation whatever to oppose them.
Page 162 - To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland m Parliament assembled.
Page 565 - ... existing establishments , to, encourage the diffusion of education and useful knowledge; and to advance the general prosperity and happiness of the British empire in India.
Page 401 - So it was but natural for him to get in touch with the men who directed the activities of the Pennsylvania Society for the Encouragement of Manufactures and the Mechanic Arts, an organization dating back to the days of Alexander Hamilton, which had its headquarters in Philadelphia.
Page 78 - O'er Cleopatra's brain ! Too like her fervid clime, that bred Its self-consuming fires, — Her breast — like Indian widows — fed Its own funereal pyres ! — Not such the song her minstrels sing, — " Live, beauteous, and for ever...

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