The New Monthly Magazine and Universal Register, Volume 2

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Page 395 - And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them., They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: -for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
Page 158 - For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right...
Page 311 - I am but mad north-north-west: when the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw.
Page 426 - The Doctor told me, that he had not seen the King yesterday, but had left a note in writing, to intimate, that I was to be at his house today ; and that one of the King's pages had come to him this morning, to say, ' that his Majesty would see me a little after twelve.' At twelve, the Doctor and I went to the King's house, at Kew. We had been only a few minutes in the hall, when the King and Queen came in from an airing; and, as they passed through the hall, the King called to me by name, and asked...
Page 483 - ... and the noise of folly ; vanity and vexation flew away for a season, care and disquietude came not near his dwelling. He arose, fresh as the morning, to his task : the silence of the night invited him to pursue it ; and he can truly say, that food and rest were not preferred before it. Every psalm improved infinitely upon his acquaintance with it, and no one gave him uneasiness but the last ; for then he grieved that his work was done.
Page 236 - Mecklenburg with desolation. I know, Sire, that it seems unbecoming my sex, in this age of vicious refinement, to feel for one's country, to lament the horrors of war, or wish for the return of peace. I know you may think it more properly my province to study the...
Page 510 - Eternal HOPE ! when yonder spheres sublime Peal'd their first notes to sound the march of Time, Thy joyous youth began — but not to fade. — When all the sister planets have...
Page 483 - And now could the author flatter himself, that any one would take half the pleasure in reading the following exposition, which he hath taken in writing it, he would not fear the loss, of his labour. The employment detached him from the bustle and hurry of life, the din of politics, and the noise of folly; vanity and vexation flew away for a season, care and disquietude came not near his dwelling.
Page 67 - And whereas the Senate of the United States have approved of the said arrangement and recommended that it should be carried into effect, the same having also received the sanction of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, acting in the name and on the behalf of His...
Page 103 - Forgive, blest shade, the tributary tear, That mourns thy exit from a world like this ; Forgive the wish that would have kept thee here, And stayed thy progress to the seats of bliss • No more confined to grov'ling scenes of night, No more a tenant pent in mortal clay, Now should we rather hail thy glorious flight, And trace thy journey to the realms of day.

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