The Edinburgh annual register, Volume 10

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Page 41 - And doubtless the answer of every serious and reflecting mind must be, that in " pure and undefiled religion ;" in " loving the Lord our God with all our heart, with all our mind, with all our soul, and with all our strength...
Page 280 - One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two ; to permit such Persons in Great Britain as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors to make and file the same on or before the First Day of Hilary Term One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two ; and to allow Persons to make and file such Affidavits, although the Persons whom they served shall have neglected to take out their annual Certificates.
Page 40 - And whereas the Senate of the United States have approved of the said arrangement and recommended that it should be carried into effect, the same having also received the sanction of His Royal Highness, the Prince Regent, acting in the name and on the behalf of His...
Page 50 - He would deliver the jury his solemn opinion, as he was required by Act of Parliament to do ; and under the authority of that Act, and still more in obedience to his conscience and his God, he pronounced this to be a most impious and profane libel. Believing and hoping that they, the jury, were Christians, he had not any doubt that they would be of the same opinion.
Page 269 - Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Africa, from the Earliest Ages to the present Time. By the late John Leyden, MD Completed and enlarged, with Views of the present State of that Continent, by Hugh Murray, FRSE Illustrated by Maps. 2 vol. 8vo. 11. 7s. Major Barnes's Tour through 6t Helena. I▄IILO. ús. James's Journal of a Tour in Germany, Sweden, Russia, Poland, &c.
Page 348 - Her tragic paragons had grown ; They were the children of her pride, The columns of her throne. And undivided favour ran, From heart to heart, in their applause, Save for the gallantry of man, In lovelier woman's cause.
Page 328 - ... what that was: he accordingly pronounced aloud the name of the king, upon which Finow snatched the paper from his hand, and, with astonishment, looked at it, turned it round, and examined it in all directions: at length he exclaimed, "This is neither like myself nor any body else! where are my legs? how do you know it to be I?
Page 315 - The growth of coral appears to cease when the worm is no longer exposed to the washing of the sea. Thus a reef rises in the form of a cauliflower, till its top has gained the level of the highest tides, above which the worm has no power to advance, and the reef, of course, no longer extends itself upwards.
Page 11 - If people should not be called to account for possessing the people with an ill opinion of the government, no government can subsist. For it is very necessary for all governments that the people should have a good opinion of it...
Page 65 - ... which he ever condescended to reply, was, when a certain Mr. William Smith insulted him in Parliament with the appellation of renegade. On that occasion, it will be said, that he vindicated himself, as it became him to do, and treated his calumniator with just and memorable severity. Whether it shall be added, that Mr. William Smith redeemed his own character, by coming forward with honest manliness and acknowledging that he had spoken rashly and unjustly, concerns himself, but is not of the...

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