The London Magazine, Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 19

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R. Baldwin, 1750 - English essays
 

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Page 206 - To replace to ditto,, the like fum paid out of the fame, to make good the deficiency on the...
Page 124 - Who told the pow'rs of reafon, or refin'd, All, all that ftrengthen'd or adorn'd the mind; Each prieft of health, who mix'd the balmy bowl, To rear frail man, and ftay the fleeting foul; All croud around, and echoing to the fky, Hail, OXFORD, hail!
Page 122 - The sea, all of a sudden, began to roar; mount -.Etna to send forth great spires of flame; and soon after a shock ensued, with a noise as if all • the artillery in the world had been at once discharged.
Page 317 - Can all the doctrine of our fchools, Our maxims, our religious rules, Can learning to our lives enfure Virtue fo bright, or blifs fo pure ? The great Creator's happy ends, Virtue and pleafure ever blends: In vain the church and court have try'd Th' united eflence to divide ; Alike they find their wild miftake, The pedant prieft, and giddy rake.
Page 248 - Bill was then read a firft time and ordered to be read a fecond time to-morrow.
Page 44 - Trace through her every scene of life, View her as widow, virgin, wife; Still the same humble she appears, The same in youth, the same in years; The same in low and high estate, Ne'er vex'd with this, or mov'd with that. Go, ladies, now, and if you'd be As fair, as great, as good as she, Go learn of her humility.
Page 81 - Hafte, wing thy paflage then, no more delay, But to thefe eyes their fole delight convey. Not thus I languifh'd for thy virgin charms, When firft furrender'd to thefe eager arms, When firft admitted to that heav'n, thy breaft, To mine I ftrain'd...
Page 166 - And the philosopher who overlooks these, contenting himself with the appearances of the material universe only, and the mechanical laws of motion, neglects what is most excellent ; and prefers what is imperfect to what is supremely perfect, finitude to infinity, what is narrow and weak to what is unlimited and almighty, and what is perishing to what endures for ever.
Page 316 - And keep out t'other leg when there's one in the grave. Perhaps, like her sex, ever false to their word, She had left me to get an...
Page 44 - Like angels fair, come, dress you here ; Come, dress you at this marble stone, And make that humble grace your own, Which once adorn'd as fair a mind As e'er yet lodg'd in womankind.

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