Annual Register, Volume 15

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Edmund Burke
1773 - History
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Page 190 - ... the governor and company of the Bank of England, or by the governor and company of merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America...
Page 200 - Require the borrow'd gloss of art ? Speak not of fate : ah ! change the theme, And talk of odours, talk of wine, Talk of the flowers that round us bloom : 'Tis all a cloud, 'tis all a dream ; To love and joy thy thoughts confine, Nor hope to pierce the sacred gloom.
Page 201 - May invites, pursue! Will not these notes your timorous minds persuade? Be gay: too soon the flowers of Spring will fade. The sparkling dewdrops o'er the lilies play, Like orient pearls, or like the beams of day. If love and mirth your wanton thoughts engage, Attend, ye nymphs!
Page 202 - Soliman arose, and all was fair. Soft in his reign, the notes of love resound, And pleasure's rosy cup goes freely round. Here on the bank, which mantling vines o'ershade, Be gay : too soon the flowers of spring will fade.
Page 145 - THE value and rank of every art is in proportion to the mental labour employed in it, or the mental pleasure produced by it. As this principle is observed or neglected, our profession becomes either a liberal art, or a mechanical trade.
Page 168 - Goose-Herd, attends the flock, and twice a day drives the whole to water ; then brings them back to their habitations, helping those that live in the upper stories to their nests, without ever misplacing a single bird.
Page 202 - Be gay: too soon the flowers of spring will fade. May this rude lay from age to age remain, A true memorial of this lovely train. Come, charming maid! and hear thy poet sing...
Page 211 - Towards the buildings, rebuildings, and repairs, of fhips of war in his majefty's yards, and other extra works, over and above what are propofed to be done upon the.
Page 149 - His majefty went to the Houfe of Peers, and gave the royal aflent to the following bills : The bill for granting an aid to his majefty by a land-tax, for the fervice of the enfuing year.

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