Specimens of newspaper literature, Band 1


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Seite 173 - Remember thee! Yea, from the table of my memory I'll wipe away all trivial fond records, All saws of books, all forms, all pressures past, That youth and observation copied there; And thy commandment all alone shall live Within the book and volume of my brain, Unmix'd with baser matter: yes, by heaven!
Seite 48 - I can well remember when the Civil Government would have taken an effectual Course to suppress such a Cursed Libel ! which if it be not done I am afraid that some Awful Judgment will come upon this Land, and that the Wrath of God will arise, and there will be no Remedy. I cannot but pity poor Franklin, who, tho...
Seite 85 - I HAVE observed, that a reader seldom peruses a book with pleasure, till he knows whether the writer of it be a black or a fair man, of a mild or choleric disposition, married or a bachelor, with other particulars of the like nature, that conduce very much to the right understanding of an author.
Seite 46 - Bless, LORD, his substance, and accept the work of his hands: smite through the loins of them that rise against him, and of them that hate him, that they rise not again.
Seite 47 - And he doth frequently abuse the Ministers of Religion, and many other worthy Persons in a manner, which is intolerable. For these and such like Reasons I signified to the Printer...
Seite 176 - I wish to see my countrymen break off— off for ever ! — all social intercourse with those whose commerce contaminates, whose luxuries poison, whose avarice is insatiable, and whose unnatural oppressions are not to be borne.
Seite 294 - Thou art e'en such, Gone with a touch: Thus think, and smoke tobacco. And when the smoke ascends on high, Then thou behold'st the vanity Of worldly stuff, Gone with a puff: Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
Seite 186 - I have lived long enough : my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf ; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Seite 294 - Was this small plant for thee cut down? So was the plant of Great Renown, Which mercy sends For nobler ends. Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
Seite 16 - Calumnies, Lyes, Contradictions, and what not, all tending to Quarrels and Divisions, and to Debauch and Corrupt the Minds and Manners of New-England.

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