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Page 284 - The exhibitions of the stage were improved to the most exquisite entertainment by the talents and management of Garrick, who greatly surpassed all his predecessors of this, and perhaps every other nation, in his genius for acting ; in the sweetness and variety of his tones, the irresistible magic of his eye, the fire and vivacity of his action, the elegance of attitude, and the whole pathos of expression.
Page 47 - A plan was formed for conveying the troops farther down in boats, and landing them in the night within a league of Cape Diamond, in hopes of ascending the heights of Abraham, which rise abruptly with a steep ascent from the banks of the river, that they might take possession of the ground at the back of the city, where it was but indifferently fortified.
Page 61 - Poleagers for me, 1 will not do it ; and I renounce (as I informed you a month ago I would do) meddling directly or indirectly with any thing whatever that may have relation to your administration, whether civil or military. For I had rather go and command the...
Page 39 - Montcalm upon less disadvantageous terms than those of directly attacking his intrenchments. Accordingly, in reconnoitring the river Montmorenci, a ford was discovered about three miles above ; but the opposite banks, which were naturally steep and covered with woods, the enemy had intrenched in such a manner, as to render it . almost inaccessible. The escort was twice attacked by the Indians, who were as often repulsed ; but these rencounters cost the English about forty men killed and wounded,...
Page 148 - ... county in which the said estate lies, and the value thereof; and every such person shall at the same time also take and subscribe the following oath, to be fairly written at the bottom of the paper or...
Page 284 - The genius of Cervantes was transfused into the novels of Fielding, who painted the characters, and ridiculed the follies of life, with equal strength, humour, and propriety.
Page 98 - Remove from Berlin with the royal family. Let the archives be carried to Potsdam. The town may make conditions with the enemy.
Page 253 - At 1760. length the garrison laid down their arms, and surrendered at discretion. From this tame behaviour of the Prussians, one would imagine the garrison must have been very weak ; a circumstance which we cannot reconcile with the known sagacity of the Prussian monarch, as the place was of great importance, on account of the immense magazine it contained, including above one hundred brass cannon, a great number of mortars, and a vast quantity of ammunition.
Page 216 - ... reduce the little island of Dumet, about three miles in length and two in breadth, abounding with fresh water. It was defended by a small fort, mounted with nine cannon, and manned with one company of the regiment of Bourbon, who surrendered in a very short time after the ships had begun the...
Page 114 - Philip, who had now attained the thirteenth year of his age, being found in a state of incurable ideotism," he wisely and resolutely removed him from the succession, without any regard to the pretended 'right of primogeniture, by a solemn act of abdication, and the settlement of the crown of the Two Sicilies in favour of his third son, Don Ferdinand. In this extraordinary act he observes, that, according to the spirit of the treaties of this age...
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Anthony Brewer - 1998 - Scottish Journal of Political Economy
Laurence R Iannaccone - 1997 - Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE)
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Laurence R Iannaccone, George MasonUniversity