Spirit of the Public Journals, Volumen11

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Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott
James Ridgway, 1808
Being an impartial selection of the most exquisite essays and jeux d'esprits, principally prose, that appear in the newspapers and other publications.
 

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Página 250 - Pope is probably hovering about our coast in a fishing-smack, it is most likely he will fall a prey to the vigilance of our cruisers ; and it is certain he has not yet polluted the Protestantism of our soil. Exactly in the same manner, the story of the wooden gods seized at Charing Cross, by an order from the Foreign Office, turns out to be without the shadow of a foundation : instead of...
Página 229 - And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, and walked in all the way of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.
Página 102 - The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools.
Página 257 - No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God.
Página 36 - For thou hast made me gaily tough, Inured me to each day that's rough, In hopes of calm to-morrow ; — And when, old Mower of us all, Beneath thy sweeping scythe I fall, Some FEW dear friends will sorrow.
Página 48 - In emblematic figures, show The merits of their trade. That clients may infer from thence How just is their profession, The Lamb sets forth their Innocence, The Horse their Expedition. 0 happy Britons ! happy isle ! Let foreign nations say, Where you get justice without guile, And law without delay.
Página 336 - ... and coffee-houses to meet their brokers, and the ladies to the shops of milliners and haberdashers for the same ends.
Página 250 - Exchequer; they emanate from his zeal for the Protestant interest; and, though they reflect the highest honour upon the delicate irritability of his faith, must certainly be considered as more ambiguous proofs of the sanity and vigour of his understanding. By this time, however, the best-informed clergy in the neighbourhood of the metropolis are convinced that the rumour is without foundation...
Página 97 - Resign'd, with a sigh, its political life ; When converted to Rome, and of honesty tired, They gave back to the devil the soul he inspired ; The demon of faction that over them hung, In accents of horror their epitaph sung ; While Pride and Venality join'd in the stave, And canting Democracy wept at the grave. " Here lies in the tomb that we hollowed for Pitt, Consistence of Grenville, of Temple the wit ; Of Sidmouth the firmness, the temper of Grey, And Treasurer Sheridan's promise to pay.
Página 250 - PLYMLEY (PETER). -LETTERS ON THE SUBJECT OF THE CATHOLICS TO MY BROTHER ABRAHAM, WHO LIVES IN THE COUNTRY. By PETER PLYMLEY. 21st Edition. Post 8vo. 7s. cloth. POETS...

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