The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 163

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A. Dodd and A. Smith, 1838 - Great Britain
The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.
 

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Page 12 - And sullen Moloch, fled, Hath left in shadows dread His burning idol all of blackest hue ; In vain with cymbals' ring They call the grisly king, In dismal dance about the furnace blue ; The brutish gods of Nile as fast, Isis, and Orus, and the dog Anubis, haste...
Page 163 - Their blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim, Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate the skies.
Page 512 - ... such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation shall be necessary.
Page 13 - Not Typhon huge ending in snaky twine ; Our Babe, to show his Godhead true, Can in his swaddling bands control the damned crew.
Page 459 - ... overthrow it, clad in clerklike black, was surmounted by a head of form and expression the most noble and sweet. His black hair curled crisply about an expanded forehead; his eyes, softly brown, twinkled with varying expression, though the prevalent feeling was sad; and the nose slightly curved, and delicately carved at the nostril, with the lower outline of the face regularly oval, completed a head which was finely placed on the shoulders, and gave importance, and even dignity, to a diminutive...
Page 15 - What then? Art thou Elias?" And he saith, "I am not." "Art thou that prophet?
Page 160 - In thy orchard (the walls, butts, and trees, if they could speak, would bear me witness) I learned without book almost all Paul's Epistles; yea, and, I ween, all the Canonical Epistles, save only the Apocalypse. Of which study, although in time a great part did depart from me, yet the sweet smell thereof I trust I shall carry with me into Heaven ; for the profit thereof I think I have felt in all my lifetime ever after.
Page 513 - And be it further enacted, that every will shall be construed, with reference to the real estate and personal estate comprised in it, to speak and take effect as if it had been executed immediately before the death of the testator, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will.
Page 334 - To give this particular spot of ground the greater effect, they have made a very pleasing contrast ; for as on one side of the walk you see this hollow basin, with its several little plantations lying so conveniently under the eye of the beholder ; on the other side of it there appears a seeming mount, made up of trees rising one higher than another in proportion as they approach the centre.
Page 179 - He was a Fellow of the Royal Society, and of the Society of Antiquaries, and joined this Society in 1839.

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