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Page 113 - It will not be easy to find an instance where a prince has thought fit to make reprisals upon a debt due from himself to private men. There is a confidence that this will not be done.
Page 221 - England, every day produced fome new and mining folly, and fome improper expence. Would to God that they had ended as they began, with our journey ! but unfortunately we have imported them all. I no longer underftand, or am underftood in my family. I hear of nothing but /<? bon ton. A French...
Page 159 - ... name with the former. Going in at the orifice, at Peninnis banks in St. Mary's, it is above a man's height, and of as much fpace in its breadth; but grows lower and narrower farther in.
Page 229 - JKcod, what does me ! for nothing in the world but a joke, as I hope for mercy, but ties her locks to the rail...
Page 379 - Salufbury prefented the bill to the houfe, when it was read a firft time, and ordered to be read a fecond time, and to be printed.
Page 332 - The proud are taught to taste of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan, With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When...
Page 221 - Extremely so, with some complexions," said my wife ; " but it does not suit with mine, and I never use it." — " You are much in the right, my dear," replied I, " not to play with edge-tools. Leave it to the girl.
Page 520 - I have perfonally received from one of them, and which may very poffibly biafs me in favour of the whole fraternity. I WAS travelling very lately, where I was entirely ignorant of the road, in a part of England too far from town for the common people to give that rational direction to a...
Page 113 - ... by a Court of Justice. So scrupulously did England, France and Spain adhere to this public faith, that even during the war they suffered no inquiry to be made whether any part of the public debts was due to subjects of the enemy, though it is certain many English had money in the French funds, and many French had money in ours.