The European Magazine, and London Review, Volum 43

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Philological Society of London, 1803

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Side 336 - Fie, fie upon her! There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip, Nay, her foot speaks ; her wanton spirits look out At every joint and motive of her body.
Side 24 - ... every thing that has being, especially such of his creatures who fear they are not regarded by him. He is privy to all their thoughts, and to that anxiety of heart in particular, which is apt to trouble them on this occasion ; for, as it is impossible he should overlook any of his creatures, so we may be confident...
Side 327 - It may be presumed, by some, that in cases of high wind, agitated sea, and broken waves, that a boat of such a bulk could not prevail against them by the force of the oars; but the LifeBoat, from her peculiar form, may be rowed ahead, when the attempt in other boats would fail. Boats of the common form, adapted for speed, are of course put...
Side 142 - ... you are to be drawn on hurdles, to the place of execution,. where you are to be hanged by the neck, but not until you are dead...
Side 396 - As a proof of his desire to maintain peace, he wished to know what he had to gain by going to war with England. A descent was the only means of offence he had, and that he was determined to attempt, by putting himself at the head of the expedition. But how could it be supposed, that after having gained the height on which he stood, he...
Side 436 - French as being hateful to the inhabitants of that country, which represent them as having merited that hatred from the ruin and devastation with which their progress through it has been marked; and I am ready, if there be one who refuses to sanction this...
Side 213 - ... to perform that ceremony. The executioner then took the head by the hair, and carrying it to the edge of the parapet on the right hand, held it up to the view of the populace, and exclaimed, " This is the head of a traitor, Edward Marcus Despard.
Side 352 - I think your critics call them ; brevity, simplicity, and proper words in proper places, form, in my opinion, the perfection of eloquence. But I interrupt you. MERCURY. I mentioned the necessity which an English writer, who aims at popularity, is now under of using long words : I ought to have added, that it is also thought genteel sometimes to shorten ordinary expressions. For reformation...
Side 326 - ... the thickness of this casing of cork being four inches, it projects at the top a little without the gunwale. The cork on the outside is secured...
Side 163 - A physician in a great city seems to be the mere plaything of fortune; his degree of reputation is, for the most part, totally casual — they that employ him know not his excellence; they that reject him know not his deficience. By any acute observer who had looked on the transactions of the medical world for half a century a very curious book might be written on the "Fortune of Physicians.

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