The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 96, Part 1; Volume 139
F. Jefferies, 1826 - Early English newspapers
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Page 8 - Is not this the fast that I have chosen? To loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
Page 218 - They cut a square trench in the ground, leaving the turf in the middle; on that they make a fire of wood, on which they dress a large caudle of eggs, butter, oatmeal, and milk, and bring, besides the ingredients of the caudle, plenty of beer and whisky : for each of the company must contribute something.
Page 245 - Twas but a kindred sound to move, For pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour, but an empty bubble...
Page 405 - ... pretence of feeding, and drag him from his native element by a hook fixed to and tearing out his entrails ; and, to add to all this, they...
Page 523 - ... yellow ; her face round and full ; her eye gray, delicate harmony being betwixt each part's proportion, and each proportion's colour; her body fat, white, and smooth ; her countenance cheerful and like to her condition.
Page 128 - Smith (?'), they be made good cheap in this kingdom ; for whosoever studieth the laws of the realm, who studieth in the universities, who professeth the liberal sciences, and, (to be short,) who can live idly, and without manual labour, and will bear the port, charge, and countenance of a gentleman, he shall be called master, and shall be taken for a gentleman.
Page 8 - In the Colonies of Great Britain there are at this moment upwards of 800,000 human beings in a state of degrading personal slavery. These unhappy persons, whether young or old, male or female, are the absolute property of their master, who may sell or transfer them at his pleasure, and who may also regulate according to his discretion (within certain limits) the measure of their labour, their food, and their punishment. Many of the Slaves are (and all may be) branded...
Page 46 - December 11, 1756, immediately after leaving the King's Bench Prison, by the benefit of the Act of Insolvency ; in consequence of which, he registered his kingdom of Corsica for the use of his creditors.