The Monthly Magazine, Volumen29

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Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, 1810
 

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Página 313 - With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit or arms, while both contend To win her grace whom all commend.
Página 313 - ... voice through mazes running, Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony; That Orpheus...
Página 386 - Whose daily bon mots half a column might fill ; A Scotchman, from pride and from prejudice free ; A scholar, yet surely no pedant was he.
Página 311 - Haste thee, Nymph, and bring with thee Jest, and youthful Jollity, Quips and cranks, and wanton wiles, Nods and becks, and wreathed smiles, Such as hang on Hebe's cheek, And love to live in dimple sleek ; Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides.
Página 74 - France, and other continental powers, she should be guided by considerations resulting from her own situation and interests. While his majesty therefore laments that Sweden should have found it necessary to purchase peace by considerable sacrifices, his majesty cannot complain that she has concluded it without his majesty's participation. It is his majesty's earnest wish that no event may occur to occasion the interruption of those relations of amity which it is the desire of his majesty, and the...
Página 307 - When you have reconciled yourself to this liberal way of thinking, you will find many inferior advantages resulting from it, which at first did not enter into your consideration. In particular, it will greatly lighten your labours to follow the public taste, instead of taking upon you to direct it. The task of pleasing is at all times easier than that of instructing...
Página 387 - ... proposed and described improvements in the manner of dividing large astronomical instruments ; which, though not yet executed, promise very great advantages. These pursuits, together with reading of various kinds, by which he acquired a deep insight into almost every topic of general knowledge, formed the whole occupation of his life, and were, in fact, his sole amusement. The love of truth was sufficient to fill his mind. From his attachment to such occupations, and the constant resource he...
Página 78 - Five and Ten Ten and Twenty Twenty and Thirty Thirty and Forty Forty and Fifty Fifty and Sixty Sixty and Seventy Seventy and Eighty Eighty and Ninety Ninety and a Hundred A Hundred A Hundred and One A Hundred and Two A Hundred and Five 121 3 3 4 3 Ecclefiaftical PREFERMENT'
Página 307 - While your name is unknown, your person is invulnerable : at the same time your own aim is sure, for you may take it at your leisure ; and your blows fall heavier than those of any writer whose name is given, or who is simply anonymous. There is a mysterious authority in the plural we, which no single name, whatever may be its reputation, can acquire ; and under the sanction of this imposing style your strictures, your praises, and your dogmas will command universal attention, and be received as...
Página 249 - Russell moved the House of Commons for leave to bring in a Bill to amend the representation of the people in England and Wales.

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