The Cambrian Quarterly Magazine and Celtic Repertory, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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proprietors, 1830 - Wales
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Page 505 - Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, Lord will I seek. Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation. When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up. Teach me thy way, O Lord, and lead me 47 in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
Page 401 - God shall send us a Prince of Wales, he may have such a present of a crown made him as a Pope did to King John, who was surnamed Sans-terre, and was by his father made Lord of Ireland, which grant was confirmed by the Pope, who sent him a crown of peacocks' feathers, in derogation of his power, and the poverty of his country.
Page 173 - ... and Jenkin, from the latter of whom sprang a long succession of knightly descendants. Two of these were created baronets.
Page 411 - Asia, and on the origin fcfld. families of nations, he has discussed the subjects which he professed to explain* with a perspicuity which delights and instructs, and in a style which never ceases to please, where his arguments may not always convince. In these disquisitions, he has more particularly displayed his profound Oriental learning in illustrating...
Page 471 - Thou shalt have fame ! Oh, mockery ! give the reed From storms a shelter give the drooping vine Something round which its tendrils may entwine Give the parched flower a rain-drop, and the meed Of love's kind words to woman...
Page 396 - Your words cannot condemn me, my innocency is my defence : prove one of these things wherewith you have charged me, and I will confess the whole indictment ; and that I am the horriblest traitor that ever lived, and worthy to be crucified with a thousand thousand torments. Attorney. Nay, I will prove all : thou art a monster ; thou hast an English face, but a Spanish heart.
Page 404 - I knew him (he writes) from the early age of eight or ' nine, and he was always an uncommon boy. Great abilities, great ' particularity of thinking, fondness for writing verses and plays of ' various kinds, and a degree of integrity and manly courage, of which ' I remember many instances, distinguished him even at that period.
Page 411 - Resolved to learn no more rudiments of any kind, but to perfect myself in First : twelve languages, as the means of acquiring accurate knowledge of I.
Page 411 - NB Every species of human knowledge may be reduced to one or other of these divisions. Even law belongs partly to the history of man, partly as a science to dialectic." "The twelve languages are : Greek, Latin, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, German, English. 1780.
Page 159 - I own I cannot repress my indignation at the audacious boldness of the calumny which would asperse one of the most exalted characters which any nation ever produced, and that in a country which owes its liberties and its greatness to the energy of his exertions. and in the very house which has so often been the theatre of his glorious labours and splendid achievements. I remember that man the theme of universal panegyric the wonder and the boast of Ireland for his genius and his virtue.

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