The Gentleman's Magazine

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F. Jefferies, 1859 - Early English newspapers

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Page 285 - List his discourse of war, and you shall hear A fearful battle rendered you in music. Turn him to any cause of policy, The Gordian knot of it he will unloose Familiar as his garter...
Page 187 - Tobacco : Its History and Associations ; with an Account of the Plant and its Manufacture, and its Modes of Use in all Ages and Countries. By F. W. FAIRHOLT, FSA With Coloured Frontispiece and upwards of 100 Illustrations by the Author.
Page 132 - These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, Almighty, thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair; thyself how wondrous then ! Unspeakable, who sitt'st above these heavens, To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Page 18 - That all women of whatever age, rank, profession or degree, whether virgins, maids or widows, that shall from and after such Act impose upon, seduce, and betray into matrimony any of his Majesty's subjects by the...
Page 261 - Museum of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland during their annual meeting, held in Edinburgh, July 1856...
Page 93 - ... the peerage would be but as dust in the balance against a preponderating democracy. They mean democracy, and nothing else. And, give them but a House of Commons constructed on their own principles, — the peerage and the throne may exist for a day, but may be swept from the face of the earth by the first angry vote of such a House of Conations.
Page 135 - Sonnets, Triumphs and other Poems. Translated into English Verse by various Hands. With a Life of the Poet by Thomas Campbell. With Portrait and 15 Steel Engravings. 5*.
Page 27 - ... Those from the drift are, on the contrary, never ground, and are exclusively of flint. They have, indeed, every appearance of having been fabricated by another race of men, who, from the fact that the Celtic stone weapons have been found in the superficial soil above the drift containing these ruder weapons, as well as from other considerations, must have inhabited this region of the globe at a period anterior to its so-called Celtic occupation.
Page 190 - The Smoaking Age, or, the man in the mist : — with the life and death of Tobacco.
Page 103 - The axe then did at one blow cut off more learning than was in the heads of all the surviving nobility.

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