The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 18

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Philological Society of London, 1790
 

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Page 16 - ... with. He offered to speak, but was commanded to be gone without a word. In the outer room, James Maxwell required him, as prisoner, to deliver his sword. When he had got it, he cries with a loud voice, for his man to carry my lord lieutenant's sword.
Page 336 - ... make a portrait of Proteus, or to define the figure of the fleeting air. Sometimes it lieth in pat allusion to a known story, or in seasonable application of a trivial saying, or in forging an apposite tale : sometimes it playeth in words and phrases, taking advantage from the ambiguity of their...
Page 16 - This done, he makes through a number of people towards his coach, all gazing, no man capping to him, before whom, that morning, the greatest of England would have stood discovered, all crying, 'what is the matter ?' He said. ' A small matter, I warrant you.
Page 169 - And the Lord God said, it is not good for man to be alone; I will make him an help meet, for him...
Page 193 - Their colour is invariably white, muzzle black ; the whole of the inside of the ear, and about one-third of the outside from the tip, downwards, red : horns white, with black tips, very fine, and bent upwards ; ^some of the bulls have a thin upright mane, about an inch and a half, or two inches long...
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Page 389 - ... between me and the court of Spain, have happily been brought to an amicable termination. I have ordered copies of the declarations exchanged between my...
Page 194 - The mode of killing them was, perhaps, the only modern remains of the grandeur of ancient hunting. On notice being given that a wild Bull would be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted, and armed with guns, &c.
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