The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 96, Part 1; Volume 139
F. Jefferies, 1826 - Early English newspapers
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Page 8 - Is not this the fast that I have chosen? To loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
Page 216 - They cut a square trench in the ground, leaving the turf in the middle; on that they make a fire of wood, on which they dress a large caudle of eggs, butter, oatmeal, and milk, and bring, besides the ingredients of the caudle, plenty of beer and whisky : for each of the company must contribute something.
Page 8 - It is in the nature of things that they should be so." — "Let, then, the British house of commons do their part themselves. Let them not delegate the trust of doing it to those who cannot execute that trust fairly. Let the evil be remedied by an assembly of free men, by the government of a free people, and not by the masters of slaves.
Page 399 - ... pretence of feeding, and drag him from his native element by a hook fixed to and tearing out his entrails ; and, to add to all this, they...
Page 45 - ... the room, as being out of countenance ; his beard was very thin ; his tongue too large for his mouth, which...
Page 216 - ... dedicated to some particular being, the supposed preserver of their flocks and herds, or to some particular animal, the real destroyer of them: each person then turns his face to the fire, breaks off a knob, and flinging it over his shoulders, says, "This I give to thee, preserve thou my horses; this to thee, preserve thou my sheep; and so on.
Page 243 - Twas but a kindred sound to move, For pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour, but an empty bubble...
Page 216 - This I give to thee, preserve thou my horses ; this to thee, preserve thou my sheep ; and so on.' After that, they use the same ceremony to the noxious animals : ' This I give to thee, O fox ! spare thou my lambs ; this to thee, O hooded crow ! this to thee, O eagle...