The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History, and Politics, Volume 60

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Alex Chapman and, 1798
 

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Page 673 - The lover, or rather the ravisher, is regardless of the stones or broken pieces of trees which may lie in his route, being anxious only to convey his prize in safety to his own party, where a scene ensues too shocking to relate.
Page 4 - Our cup has overflowed, and made us wanton. The all-wise Providence has given us this check as a warning, and I hope we shall improve by it. On Him...
Page 41 - Luca Giordano, and others, that I might mention, which we seek after with avidity : from the former we learn to think originally. May I presume to introduce myself on this occasion, and even to mention, as an instance of the truth of what I have remarked, the very Discourses which I have had the honour of delivering from this place ? Whatever merit they have...
Page 370 - Pope. Surely it is no narrow and niggardly encomium to say he is the great Poet of Reason, the first of ethical authors in verse.
Page 4 - The British navy has ever been the support of that liberty which has been handed down to us by our ancestors, and which I trust we shall maintain to the latest posterity ; and that can only be done by unanimity and obedience.
Page 4 - Him then let us trust, where our only security can be found. I find there are many good men among us ; for my own part, I have had full confidence of all in this ship, and once more beg to express my approbation of your conduct.
Page 498 - Hull (the act of God, the Queen's enemies, fire and all and every other dangers and accidents of the seas, rivers, and navigation of whatever nature and kind soever...
Page 4 - ... us ; for my own part, I have had full confidence of all in this ship, and once more beg to express my approbation of your conduct. " May God, who has thus far conducted you, continue to do so ; and may the British navy, the glory and support of our country, be restored to its wonted splendour, and be not only the bulwark of Britain, but the terror of the world ! " But this can only be effected by a strict adherence to our duty and obedience ; and let us pray that the Almighty God may keep us...
Page 233 - They cannot lose sight of each other ; and seldom become indifferent to their respective concerns. The child is bound to labour and to provide for his parents' maintenance and' comfort, and the brother for the brother and...
Page 190 - He was a native of Ireland, of an honourable family, and of Trinity College, Dublin. He was at one time intended for the army, and at another for the bar, but private circumstances prevented either taking place.

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