The Historical Magazine, Or, Classical Library of Public Events: Consisting of Authentic Anecdotes, Biographical Memoirs, Manners and Customs, Philosophical Papers, Natural History, Theatrical Intelligence, Analysis of Historical Books, Domestic News, &c. &c. &c, Volume 3

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D. Brewman, New Street, Shoe Lane, 1791 - History

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Page 166 - At Edial, near Lichfield, in Staffordshire, young gentlemen are boarded and taught the Latin and Greek languages, by SAMUEL JOHNSON.
Page 399 - I then wrote a card to Mr. Allen that I might have a discreet friend at hand to act as occasion should require. In penning this note I had some difficulty; my hand, I knew not how nor why, made wrong letters.
Page 398 - We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich, beyond the dreams of avarice'.
Page 245 - English on board) and each of my brethren to a few more in theirs. At seven I joined with the Germans in their public service ; while Mr. Ingham was reading between the decks to as many as desired to hear. At eight we met again to exhort and instruct one another.
Page 399 - ... stroke, and that my speech was taken from me. I had no pain, and so little dejection in this dreadful state, that I wondered at my own apathy, and considered that perhaps death itself, when it should come, would excite less horrour than seems now to attend it.
Page 279 - Report of the Lords of the Committee of Council, appointed for the consideration of all matters relating to trade and foreign plantations...
Page 164 - ... when a boy he was immoderately fond of reading romances of chivalry, and he retained his fondness for them through life...
Page 397 - that the magistrates had not done their duty, but that he would do his own;' and a proclamation was published, directing us to keep our servants within doors, as the peace was now to be preserved by force. The soldiers were sent out to different parts, and the town is now [June 9] at quiet.
Page 155 - Johnson, who, it seems, upon a little recollection, had taken it into his head that he ought to have done the honours of his literary residence to a foreign lady of quality, and, eager to show himself a man of gallantry, was hurrying down the staircase in violent agitation.
Page 84 - This sight pleased me so well, that I w°ould have it repeated : and to try their strength, I made a full-grown negro mount the smallest, and two others the largest. This burden did not seem to me at all disproportioned to their strength.

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