The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most Exquisite Essays and Jeux D'esprits, Principally Prose, that Appear in the Newspapers and Other Publications, Volume 7

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott
James Ridgway, 1804
Being an impartial selection of the most exquisite essays and jeux d'esprits, principally prose, that appear in the newspapers and other publications.

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Página 203 - Each a gentleman at large, Lodged and fed at public charge, Paying (with a grace to charm ye) This the fleet, and that the army. Brother Bragge and brother Hiley, Cheer him ! when he speaks so vilely Cheer him ! when his audience flag, Brother Hiley, brother Bragge.
Página 19 - ... allegiance, againft the peace of our faid lord the king, his crown, and dignity, and allb againft the form of the ftatute in fuch cafe made and provided.
Página 347 - Can dungeons, bolts, and bars confine thee, Or whips thy noble spirit tame ? Too long the world has wept, bewailing That falsehood's dagger tyrants wield : But freedom is our sword and shield, And all their arts are unavailing To arms ! to arms ! ye brave, &c.
Página 243 - Rachael the unfortunate chintz. She has had it four years, and upon making some alterations in our little place at Hampton, she intended to show away with her prohibited present.
Página 350 - Bonaparte persevered and menaced, he indignantly left the tent, with this memorable observation : " Neither my principles, nor the character of my profession, will allow me to become a murderer; and, general, if such qualities as you insinuate are necessary to form a great man, I thank my God that I do not possess them.
Página 342 - Some dark, foggy night, about November next, will be attempted, by a Strolling Company of French Vagrants, an old Pantomimic Farce, called HARLEQUIN'S INVASION, OR, THE DISAPPOINTED BANDITTI.
Página 304 - I pine in hopes of a fpeedy rejoinder, hang me up, term after term, by frivolous delays, which tend only to gain time ? I filed my bill...
Página 305 - Spinfter ; but you ftill anfwer fhort to all my interlocutory Interrogatories: If I could but once obtain a leading Order to try my Title, by even a Jury of your own Friends, I am certain I...
Página 244 - Regardless of his, and the laws prohibition. If you knew what I suffer since she has been caught (On the husband's poor head ever falls the Wife's fault), You would lend a kind hand to the contraband Jade, And screen her for once in her illicit trade. For true as...
Página 285 - Per mare, I rather am led to opine, To meet British naves he would not incline ; Lest he should in mare profundum be drown'd, Et cum alga non laura, his caput be crown'd.

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