The Historical Magazine, and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History, and Biography of America

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C. Benjamin Richardson, 1863 - History
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Page 378 - Plague Here lies old Hobson. Death hath broke his girt, And here, alas! hath laid him in the dirt; Or else, the ways being foul, twenty to one He's here stuck in a slough, and overthrown. 'Twas such a shifter that, if truth were known, Death was half glad when he had got him down; For he had any time this ten years full Dodged with him betwixt Cambridge and The Bull.
Page 378 - Hobson kept a stable of forty good cattle always ready and fit for travelling ; but, when a man came for a horse, he was led into the stable, where there was great choice; but he obliged him to take the horse which stood next to the stable door ; so that every customer was alike well served according to his chance, and every horse ridden with the same justice ; from whence it became a proverb, when what ought to be your election was forced upon you, to say,
Page 290 - All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God.
Page 212 - No, nor twenty thousand, be they rebels or not, nor perhaps treble that number. They are as strong men as you; they are as valiant as you, if not abundantly more valiant, for they are one and all enthusiasts — enthusiasts for liberty. They are calm, deliberate enthusiasts ; and we know how this principle breathes into softer souls stern love of war, and thirst of vengeance, and contempt of death.
Page 321 - The Tenth Muse lately sprung up in America; or, Several Poems, compiled with great variety of wit and learning, full of delight; wherein especially is contained a complete discourse and description of the four elements, constitutions, ages of man, seasons of the year; together with an exact epitome of the...
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Page 321 - Epitomie of the four Monarchies, viz. The Assyrian, Persian, Grecian, Roman. Also a Dialogue between Old England and New, concerning the late troubles. With divers other pleasant and serious Poems. By a Gentlewoman in those parts.
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