The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 37

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Saunders and Otley, 1843
 

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Page 69 - O strange indifference! — low and high Drowsed over common joys and cares: The earth was still — but knew not why; The world was listening — unawares; How calm a moment may precede One that shall thrill the world for ever!
Page 440 - I told her so, and she was not so tolerable twenty years ago that she needed have taken it for flattery, but she did, and literally gave me a box on the ear. She is very lively, all her senses perfect, her languages as imperfect as ever, her avarice greater.
Page 298 - The web of our life is of mingled yarn, Good and ill together : pur virtues would be Proud, if our faults whipped them not ; and our Crimes would despair if they were not Cherished by our virtues.
Page 299 - Like tidings to King Henry came Within as short a space, That Percy of Northumberland Was slain in Chevy-Chace. Now God be with him, said our king, Sith 'twill no better be, I trust I have within my realm Five hundred good as he.
Page 19 - ELEMENTS OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY, ON A NEW AND SYSTEMATIC PLAN, FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE TREATY OF VIENNA, TO WHICH IS ADDED A SUMMARY OF THE LEADING EVENTS SINCE THAT PERIOD. BY H. WHITE, BA biXTH AMi:un:ĽK EDITION, WITH ADDITION! BY JOHN 8. HART, AM In one large royal 12mo.
Page 112 - He who has once stood beside the grave, to look back upon the companionship which has been for ever closed, feeling how impotent, there, are the wild love, and the keen sorrow, to give one instant's pleasure to the pulseless heart, or atone in the lowest measure to the departed spirit, for the hour of unkindness, will scarcely for the future incur that debt to the heart, which can only be discharged to the dust.
Page 32 - Esq., was not duly elected a burgess to serve in the present Parliament for the Borough of Nottingham ; that the last election for the said borough...
Page 448 - But this is not all. We have independent mobs, that have nothing to do with Wilkes, and who only take advantage of so favourable a season. The dearness of provisions incites, the hope of increase of wages allures, and drink puts them in motion. The coal-heavers began, and it is well it is not a hard frost, for they have stopped all coals coming to town.
Page 440 - I found her in a little miserable bedchamber of a ready-furnished house, with two tallow candles, and a bureau covered with pots and pans. On her head, in full of all accounts, she had an old black-laced hood, wrapped entirely round, so as to conceal all hair or want of hair. No handkerchief, but up to her chin a kind of horseman's ridingcoat...

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