The Annual Biography and Obituary, Nide 5

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Longman., 1821
 

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Sivu xv - Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton ; and the peculiar happiness of my life will ever consist in promoting the welfare of a people, whose loyalty and warm affection to me I consider as the greatest and most permanent security of my throne...
Sivu 197 - Annals of the Coinage of Britain and its dependencies, from the earliest period of authentic history to the end of the fiftieth year of his present majesty King George III.
Sivu 311 - And sees, on high, amidst th' encircling groves, From cliff to cliff the foaming torrents shine: While waters, woods, and winds, in concert join, And echo swells the chorus to the skies.
Sivu 311 - Because he delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon him: and he caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Sivu 83 - Mr. Banks employed himself in planting a great quantity of the seeds of watermelons, oranges, lemons, limes, and other plants and trees which he had collected at Rio de Janeiro. For these he prepared ground on each side of the fort, with as many varieties of soil as he could choose ; and there is little doubt but that they will succeed.
Sivu 257 - he wns by undue and illegal return of jurors, having been refused his lawful challenge to the said jurors for want of freehold, and, by partial and unjust constructions of law, wrongfully convicted, attainted, and executed for high treason.
Sivu 137 - This light was soon put down by its own ministers, and on its extinction a beastly and pompous priesthood ascended — political potentates, not Christian pastors ; full of false zeal, full of worldly pride, and full of gluttony ; empty of the true religion...
Sivu 199 - ... still return To plague the doer, and destroy his peace : Yet let me think ; he's here in double trust. First, as I am his Kinsman, and his Subject, Strong both against the Deed : then as his Host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the sword myself. Besides, this Duncan Has born his faculties so meek, and been So clear in his great Office...
Sivu 137 - ... but absolutely incompatible with the exercise of the Christian religion. Had the Apostles advanced among the Jews pretensions to the tenth of the produce of Judea, they would not have converted a less perverse generation ; but they were humble and inspired men ; they went forth in humble guise, with naked foot, and brought to every man's door, in his own tongue, the true belief; their word prevailed against the potentates of the earth ; and on the ruin of barbaric pride and pontific luxury, they...
Sivu 156 - Buccleugh cautious in giving hopes to friends, or others, applying for his interest. Nor was he, though with such high right to attention, fond of making requests to administration. But a promise, or the shadow of a promise, was sacred to him; and though many instances might be quoted of his assistance having been given farther than his pledge warranted an expectation, there never existed one in which it was not amply redeemed. "Well-educated, and with a powerful memory, the duke of Buccleugh was...

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