The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 162

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Edw. Cave, 1736-[1868], 1837 - English essays

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Page 220 - Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station.
Page 46 - Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here, and let us make three tabernacles, one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias, not knowing what he said.
Page 219 - Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
Page 553 - Pray, madam, where did you ever find the epithet 'good' applied to the title of doctor? Had you called me learned doctor,' or 'grave doctor,' or 'noble doctor,' it might be allowable, because they belong to the profession.
Page 553 - I am not so ignorant, madam, as not to see there are many sarcasms contained in it, and solecisms also. (Solecism is a word that comes from the town of Soleis in Attica, among the Greeks, built by Solon, and applied as we use the word Kidderminster...
Page 554 - What a pity ! How does it surprise one ! Two handsomer culprits I never set eyes on ! Then their friends all come round me with cringing and leering, To melt me to pity and soften my swearing. First Sir Charles advances with phrases well strung, Consider, dear Doctor, the girls are but young.
Page 584 - This England never did, (nor never shall,) Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them : Nought shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true.
Page 632 - Stranger, to whom this monument is shown, Invoke the poet's curse upon Malone ; Whose meddling zeal his barbarous taste betrays, And daubs his tombstone as he mars his plays ! " * An engraved head of Shakspere faces the title-page of an early folio edition of his works.
Page 73 - That by the law and privilege of Parliament, this house has the sole and exclusive jurisdiction to determine upon the existence and extent of its privileges; and that the institution or prosecution of any action, suit, or other proceeding, for the purpose of bringing them into discussion or decision before any court or tribunal elsewhere than in Parliament, is a high breach of privilege, and renders all parties concerned therein amenable to its just displeasure, and to the punishment consequent thereon.
Page 229 - That we on Earth, with undiscording voice May rightly answer that melodious noise; As once we did, till disproportion'd sin Jarr'd against nature's chime, and with harsh din Broke the fair music that all creatures made To their great Lord, whose love their motion sway'd In perfect diapason, whilst they stood In first obedience, and their state of good.

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