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Page 35 - I have three farms still, and you have but one; so that I ought rather to be afflicted for you than you for me.
Page 103 - A GAZETTEER of the most REMARKABLE PLACES in the WORLD ; with Brief Notices of the Principal Historical Events, and of the most Celebrated Persons connected with them : to which are annexed References to Books of History, Voyages, Travels, &c. ; intended to promote the Improvement of Youth in Geography, and Biography. By THOMAS BOURN, Teacher of Writing and Geography, Hackney.
Page 304 - I love to know that, not alone, .1 meet the battle's angry tide ; • That sainted myriads from their throne Descend to combat at my side. Mine is no solitary choice, See here the seal of saints impress'd ; The prayer of millions swells my voice, The mind of ages fills my breast.
Page 5 - Now the hermit owlet peeps ... From the barn or twisted brake ; And the blue mist slowly creeps, Curling on the silver lake.
Page 2 - Confess, and we'll forgive thee this : For who would not repeat that bliss ? And frequent sight of such a dame Buy with the hazard of his fame...
Page 176 - But opposite in levell'd west was set, His mirror, with full face borrowing her light From him ; for other light she needed none In that aspect, and still that distance keeps Till night; then in the east...
Page 154 - IT was a good piece of advice which Pythagoras gave to his scholars — that every night before they slept they should examine what they had been doing that day, and so discover what actions were worthy of pursuit to-morrow, and what little vices were to be prevented from slipping unawares into a habit. If I might second the philosopher's advice, it should be mine, that in a morning before my scholar rose he should consider what he had been about...
Page 44 - Annals of the Coinage of Britain and its dependencies, from the earliest period of authentic history to the end of the fiftieth year of his present majesty King George III.
Page 288 - The powers consequently declare, that Napoleon Bonaparte has placed himself without the pale of civil and social relations, and that as an enemy and disturber of the tranquillity of the world, he has rendered himself liable to public vengeance.