The Universal Magazine, Volume 9

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Page 509 - Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and pine, and fir, and branching palm, A sylvan scene; and as the ranks ascend Shade above shade, a woody theatre Of stateliest view.
Page 417 - The bride kissed the goblet, the knight took it up, He quaffed off the wine, and he threw down the cup. She looked down to blush, and she looked up to sigh, With a smile on her lips, and a tear in her eye. He took her soft hand ere her mother could bar: "Now tread we a measure,
Page 509 - Flowers of all hue, and without thorn the rose: Another side, umbrageous grots and caves Of cool recess, o'er which the mantling vine Lays forth her purple grape, and gently creeps Luxuriant ; meanwhile murmuring waters fall Down the slope hills, dispers'd, or in a lake, That to the fringed bank with myrtle crown'd Her crystal mirror holds, unite their streams.
Page 509 - Imbrowned the noontide bowers : thus was this place A happy rural seat of various view ; Groves whose rich trees wept odorous gums and balm, Others, whose fruit, burnished with golden rind, Hung amiable, Hesperian fables * true, If true, here only, and of delicious taste...
Page 86 - Government labours to justify the rupture of a connection which has subsisted for ages, with reciprocal advantage to Great Britain and Russia, and attempts to disguise the operation of that external influence by which Russia is driven into unjust hostilities for interests not her own.
Page 60 - Examination of the Passages in the New Testament, Quoted from the Old, and called Prophecies concerning Jesus Christ...
Page 469 - I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth.
Page 188 - L0th. that the enemy meant to occupy the flat roofs of the houses, he did nevertheless, in the said attack, divide his forces into several brigades and parts, and ordered the whole to be unloaded, and no tiring to be permitted on any account...
Page 113 - London to recruit himself, the worst place to which he could have gone : the variety of stimulating objects there hurried and agitated him, and when he returned to college, he was so completely ill, that no power of medicine could save him. His mind was worn out, and it was the opinion of his medical attendants, that if he had recovered, his intellect would have been affected.
Page 86 - France was broken off upon points immediately affecting, not His Majesty's own interests, but those of His Imperial Ally. But His Majesty neither understands, nor will he admit, the pretension of the Emperor of Russia to dictate the time, or the mode, of His Majesty's pacific negotiations with other Powers.

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