The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 160-161 (Google eBook)
F. Jeffries, 1837 - Early English newspapers
The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.
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Page 231 - He commonly laboured in his multifarious concerns from five o'clock in the morning till nine at night ; and when considerably more than fifty years of age — feeling that the defects of his education placed him under great difficulty and inconvenience in conducting his correspondence and in the general management of his business — he encroached upon his sleep in order to gain an hour each day to learn English grammar, and another hour to improve his writing and orthography...
Page 486 - Thou know'st the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush bepaint my cheek For that which thou hast heard me speak to-night. Fain would I dwell on form, fain, fain deny What I have spoke: but farewell compliment! Dost thou love me? I know thou wilt say 'Ay,' And I will take thy word: yet, if thou swear'st, Thou mayst prove false: at lovers...
Page 578 - The spirit it is impossible not to admire ; but the old Parisian ferocity has broken out in a shocking manner. It is true, that this may be no more than a sudden explosion ; if so, no indication can be taken from it ; but if it should be character, rather than accident, then that people are not fit for liberty, and must have a strong hand, like that of their former masters, to coerce them.
Page 255 - The orator rolled himself up, as it were, in his chair, and gave the most unrestrained indulgence to his speech — and how fraught with acuteness and originality was that speech, and in what copious and eloquent periods did it flow! The auditors seemed to be rapt in wonder and delight, as one observation, more profound or clothed in more forcible language than another, fell from his tongue.
Page 78 - The following subjects are proposed for the Chancellor's prizes for the ensuing year, viz : — For Latin verses, " Eleusis ;" for an English essay, « The Study of Modern History ;" fora Latin essay, " De Auguriis et Auspiciis apud Antiques.
Page 48 - He wiste that a man was repentant. For many a man so hard is of his herte, He may not wepe although him sore smerte.
Page 62 - This portion of the ore body, which often extends to a depth of 80 feet or more, contains but little or no copper and is therefore of no commercial value, except as an iron ore. Below the gossan is found the black copper zone, which varies from a few inches to a foot or more in thickness...
Page 143 - By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations, 6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.
Page 342 - Desires compos'd, affections ever even ; Tears that delight, and sighs that waft to Heaven. Grace shines around her with serenest beams, And whispering angels prompt her golden dreams. For her th...