Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Volume 4

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Page 208 - But these provincial synods do not appear, as a constant and regular institution, fixed to definite times, until about the end of the second or the beginning of the third century...
Page 283 - And when the evening mist clothes the riverside with poetry, as with a veil, and the poor buildings lose themselves in the dim sky, and the tall chimneys become campanili, and the warehouses are palaces in the night, and the whole city hangs in the heavens, and fairy-land is before us...
Page 698 - The insurance offices one and all shut up shop. People built slighter and slighter every day, until it was feared that the very science of architecture would in no long time be lost to the world. Thus this custom of firing houses continued...
Page 87 - But Lord, to see how they were both painted would make a man mad - and did make me loath them - and what base company of men comes among them, and how lewdly they talk - and how poor the men are in clothes, and yet what a show they make on the stage by candlelight, is very observable. But to see how Nell cursed for having so few people in the pit was pretty...
Page 83 - tis most certain, Iras. Saucy lictors Will catch at us, like strumpets ; and scald rhymers Ballad us out o' tune : the quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present Our Alexandrian revels : Antony Shall be brought drunken forth, and I shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I
Page 85 - But so great performance of a comical part was never, I believe, in the world before as Nell do this, both as a mad girle, then most and best of all when she comes in like a young gallant ; and hath the motions and carriage of a spark the most that ever I saw any man have. It makes me, I confess, admire her.
Page 671 - That the British infantry soldier is more robust than the soldier of any other nation, can scarcely be doubted by those who, in 1815, observed his powerful frame, distinguished amidst the united armies of Europe ; and notwithstanding his habitual excess in drinking, he sustains fatigue and wet, and the extremes of cold and heat, with incredible vigor.
Page 670 - The army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble who cannot bear success any more than Sir John Moore's army could bear failure. I am endeavouring to tame them ; but if I should not succeed, I must make an official complaint of them, and send one or two corps home in disgrace. They plunder in all directions.
Page 479 - tis granted thee !" Then said the Rose, with deepened glow, " On me another grace bestow ;" The spirit paused in silent thought, — What grace was there that flower had not...
Page 185 - Westminster, upon the Fourth day of July next ensuing the date hereof; Then and there to take upon you the said Trust : unto which you are hereby called, and appointed to serve as a Member for the County of . And hereof you are not to fail. Given under my hand and seal the 6th day of June, 1653. OLIVER CROMWELL.* SPEECH FIRST. A HUNDRED-AND-FORTY of these Summonses were issued ; and of all the Parties so summoned, ' only two

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