The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 3

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Walter Scott
John Ballantyne and Company, 1812

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Page cxv - Typographical Antiquities; or the history of printing in England Scotland and Ireland: containing memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of the books printed by them.
Page 388 - How happy could I be with either, Were t'other dear Charmer away!
Page 235 - But he would at present only move for a rule to shew cause why a writ of Habeas Corpus should not issue to...
Page 221 - Thus it hath pleased Almighty God to take out of this transitory life, unto his divine mercy, the late most high, most mighty, and most excellent monarch William the Fourth, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and Sovereign of the Most Noble Order of the Garter ; King of Hanover, and Duke of Brunswick and Lunenburgh.
Page 98 - Mr. Windham has been here to see me ; he came, I think, forty miles out of his way, and staid about a day and a half, perhaps I make the time shorter than it was. Such conversation I shall not have again till I come back to the regions of literature ; and there Windham is, inter Stellas* Luna minores.
Page xcii - With silent awe I hail the sacred morn, That slowly wakes while all the fields are still ; A soothing calm on every breeze is borne, A graver murmur gurgles from the rill ; And echo answers softer from the hill : And softer sings the linnet from the thorn ; The skylark warbles in a tone less shrill.
Page lxxxi - And he fixed his eye on the darker speck. He felt the cheering power of spring ; It made him whistle, it made him sing; His heart was mirthful to excess, But the Rover's mirth was wickedness. His eye was on the Inchcape float; Quoth he, " My men, put out the boat, And row me to the Inchcape Rock, And I'll plague the Abbot of Aberbrothok.
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Page 340 - Drury, commanding his Majesty's cutter Sylvia, detailing the circumstances attending the capture of a Dutch national brig, of eight guns, with two transports, and the destruction of three piratical prows ; and feel happy in the Opportunity of being able to express...
Page 129 - Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, and the word to the action...

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