The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 34
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Page 22 - He had employed his mind chiefly upon works of fiction, and subjects of fancy; and, by indulging some peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with those flights of imagination which pass the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters ; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the water-falls of Elysian...
Page 14 - Had I no other proof of the immateriality of the soul, than the oppression of the just and the triumph of the wicked in this world, this alone would prevent my having the least doubt of it. So shocking a discord amidst the general harmony of things, would make me naturally look out for the cause.
Page 175 - to show that some among these dark people have a strong sense of justice and honor, and that even the most brutal among them are capable of feeling the force of reason, and of being influenced by a fear of God, (if the knowledge of the true God could be introduced among them,) since even the fear of a false god, when their rage subsided, was not without its good effect.
Page 175 - ... him. What good Man will ever come again under my Roof, if I let my Floor be stained with a good Man's Blood!" The Negroes, seeing his Resolution, and being convinced by his Discourse that they were wrong, went away ashamed. In a few Days Murray ventured abroad again with...
Page 179 - Reafoning there is this Fault, that the Argument proves too much. If this Inconvenience be indeed grievous, the Fault is not in the Law of Privilege, but in the Change of Times, and in the Management of Prorogations by the Servants of the Crown, which are fo contrived, as not to leave an Hour open for Juftice.
Page 180 - ... to make ufe of the names of members of Parliament, upon letters and packets to be fent by the poft, in order to avoid the payment of the duty of poftage...
Page 168 - I never (faid he) will be a revengeful enemy ; but I cannot, it is not in my nature, to be half a friend.
Page 111 - For the Lord himself, with a cry of command, with the archangel's call and with the sound of God's trumpet, will descend from heaven, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up in the clouds together with them to meet the Lord in the air; and so we will be with the Lord forever.
Page 87 - Marlborough moved for a resolution, that any attempt to inflict any kind of punishment on any person, without allowing him an opportunity to make his defence, or without any proof of any crime or...
Page 268 - Molina will not drink the river water after a violent fliower of hail, experience taught the danger; but let it be never fo muddy, and rife never fo high after rain, they drink it without fear. Perhaps this may be the unheeded caufe of many endemical-epidemicks of other cities.