The Gentleman's Magazine, Volym 92, Del 2; Volym 132
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Sida 328 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise: So generations in their course decay, So flourish these, when those are past away.
Sida 350 - Mine is a pen of all work; not so new As it was once, but I would make you shine Like your own trumpet. By the way, my own Has more of brass in it, and is as well blown.
Sida 350 - He had written Wesley's life : — here turning round To Satan, " Sir, I'm ready to write yours, In two octavo volumes, nicely bound, With notes and preface, all that most allures The pious purchaser ; and there's no ground For fear, for I can choose my own reviewers : So let me have the proper documents. That I may add you to my other saints.
Sida 55 - One is a fat spaniel, called Zephyr — though heaven defend me from such a zephyr ! He is fed out of all shape and comfort ; his eyes are nearly strained out of his head ; he wheezes with corpulency, and cannot walk without great difficulty.
Sida 349 - He had written praises of all kings whatever; He had written for republics far and wide, And then against them bitterer than ever; For pantisocracy he once had cried Aloud, a scheme less moral than 'twas clever; Then grew a hearty anti-jacobin — Had turn'd his coat — and would have turn'd his skin. He had sung against all battles, and again In their high praise and glory; he had call'd Reviewing
Sida 245 - Seize — seize him!" loud the king doth scream — "There are a thousand here — Let his foul blood this instant stream ! — What ! caitiffs, do ye fear? Seize — seize the traitor ! " But not one to move a finger dareth. Bernardo standeth by the throne, and calm his sword he bareth.
Sida 244 - Ye swore upon your kingly faith to set Don Sancho free ; But, curse upon your paltering breath! the light he ne'er did see. He died in dungeon cold and dim, by Alphonso's base decree, And visage blind and stiffened limb were all they gave to me.
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