The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 5

J. Murray, 1785

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Página 340 - During her confinement fhe inhabited the governor's apartment, and had permiffion to walk upon the fide-batteries, or upon the leads of the tower. She was uncertain of the fate that awaited her : and had great reafon to apprehend, that the party which had occafioned her arreft meditated ftill more violent meafures.
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Página 417 - Frequently a man of great, sometimes even a man of small fortune, is willing to purchase a thousand pounds' share in India stock merely for the influence which he expects to acquire by a vote in the court of proprietors. It gives him a share, though not in the plunder, yet in the appointment of the plunderers of India: the court...
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Página 83 - My dear girl ! you are vastly followed I hear. Do not let the love of finery, or any other inducement, prevail upon you to commit an indiscretion. Men in general are rascals. You are young and engaging, and therefore ought to be doubly cautious. If you want anything in my power which money can purchase, come to me, and say, ' James Quin, give me such a thing,' and my purse shall be always at your service.
Página 32 - We frequently see children born, who from circumstances in their constitution or in the nature of the labour, are but barely alive, and after breathing a minute or two, or an hour or two, die, in spite of all our attention. And why may not this misfortune happen to a woman who is brought to bed by herself!
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