The Gentleman's Magazine

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A. Dodd and A. Smith, 1854
The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.

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Side 309 - ... rend your hair for those who never shall return. Ho! Philip, send, for charity, thy Mexican pistoles, That Antwerp monks may sing a mass for thy poor spearmen's souls. Ho ! gallant nobles of the League, look that your arms be bright ; Ho ! burghers of Saint Genevieve, keep watch and ward to-night.
Side 247 - Thames run softly, till I end my song. At length they all to merry London came, To merry London, my most kindly nurse, That to me gave this life's first native source, Though from another place I take my name. An house of ancient fame: There when they came whereas those bricky towers The which on Thames
Side 421 - no sumptuous table in her own court, she spread the tables of the poor in their solitary cells ; breaking bread to virtuous pilgrims, according to their want, and her ability ; abstemious in herself, and in apparel void of all vain ornaments.
Side 113 - Majesty would be so charitable to believe, that he who in all his life was observed to act with the greatest clearness and sincerity, would not, at the point of death, do so disingenuous and false a thing, as to deliver for his own what was not properly and expressly so.
Side 247 - Few people keep wine in their own houses, but buy it for the most part at a tavern ; and when they mean to drink a great deal they go to the tavern, and this is done not only by the men, but by ladies of distinction. The deficiency of wine, however, is amply supplied by the abundance of ale and beer, to the use of which these people are become so habituated, that, at an entertainment where there is plenty of wine, they will drink them in preference to it, and in great quantities.
Side 257 - My heart is sad for thee, love, For lone thy way will be : And oft thy tears will fall, love, For thy children and for me. The music of thy daughter's voice...
Side 114 - I hope I have written nothing in this that will displease your majesty. If I have, I humbly beg of you to consider it as coming from a woman amazed with grief, and that you will pardon the daughter of a person who served your majesty's father in his greatest extremities (and your majesty in your greatest posts,) and one that is not conscious of having ever done any thing to offend you (before.) I shall ever pray for your majesty's long life, and happy reign, who am, with all humility, may it please...
Side 25 - ... profligate ; for preaching more sermons, engaging in more controversies, and writing more books, than any other Nonconformist of his age. He spoke, disputed, and wrote with ease ; and discovered the same intrepidity when he reproved Cromwell and expostulated with Charles II. as when he preached to a congregation of mechanics. His...
Side 464 - Retaliation has not yet been fully explained, a person concerned in the business begs leave to give the following just and minute account of the whole affair. At a meeting of a company of gentlemen, who were well known to each other, and diverting themselves, among many other things, with the peculiar oddities of Dr. Goldsmith, who never would allow a superior in any art, from writing poetry down to dancing a hornpipe, the Doctor with great eagerness insisted upon trying his epigrammatic powers with...
Side 210 - The Earl of Chatham, with his sword drawn Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, longing to be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham.

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