The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 2

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Philological Society of London, 1782
 

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Page 146 - That a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland to make laws to bind this kingdom, is unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.
Page 153 - ... to the place from whence you came, and from thence to the place of execution, there to be hanged by the neck till you are dead; and may God, in his infinite goodness, have mercy on your soul!
Page 119 - ... into the wide world, without one faithful friend to give them advice ; left to find their own way in a dark and rugged wilderness, with snares, and quicksands, and chasms around them.
Page 106 - As for legacies for the poor I am at a stand ; as for beggars by trade and election, I give them nothing ; as for impotents by the hand of God, the public ought to maintain them ; as for those, who have been bred to no calling nor estate, they should be put upon their kindred ; as for those, who can get no work, the...
Page 456 - ... without taking from that ample encouragement, which ought to be held forth to talents, diligence, and integrity, wherever they are to be found.
Page 133 - The officers to be appointed from among the gentlemen of the neighbourhood, or the inhabitants of the faid towns, either by...
Page 161 - I so, when he was appointed to the command of Gibraltar, in a fortunate hour for the safety of that important fortress.
Page 159 - The general was born about the year 1718, and received the first rudiments of his education under a private tutor retained at the family seat. At an early age he was sent to the university of Leyden, where he made a rapid progress in classical learning, and spoke with elegance and fluency the German and French languages.
Page 146 - I w 11 not fubmit. The Members of this Houfe cannot fubmit ; we have received honours from the people ; can we take the civic crown and lay it at the feet of Britifh fupremacy ? Shall the colonifts of America be free, and the loyal people of Ireland be fJaves \ No — I know itlie Gentlemen of this country too well.
Page 456 - Britain a blefling to India; and that you will take therein proper meafures to give all foreign nations, in matters of foreign commerce, an entire and perfect confidence in the probity, punctuality, and good order of our government.

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