The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 9

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J. Ballantyne and Company, 1820 - Europe
 

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Page cdi - Arve and Arveiron at thy base Rave ceaselessly; but thou, most awful Form ! Risest from forth thy silent sea of pines, How silently ! Around thee and above Deep is the air and dark, substantial, black, An ebon mass: methinks thou piercest it, As with a wedge ! But when I look again, It is thine own calm home, thy crystal shrine, Thy habitation from eternity ! 0 dread and silent Mount ! I gazed upon thee, Till thou, still present to the bodily sense, Didst vanish from my thought: entranced in prayer...
Page cdxxxiv - For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose or forfeit his own self...
Page cdxxvii - And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests ; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
Page cv - It is ordered by His Royal Highness the Prince Re-gent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty...
Page cccxxxv - The Board having maturely considered these facts, DO ALSO REPORT to His Excellency General Washington, that Major Andre, Adjutant General to the British Army, ought to be considered as a Spy from the enemy ; and that, agreeable to the law and usage of nations, it is their opinion he ought to suffer death.
Page clxxxix - An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act passed in the last session of Parliament, for building and promoting the building of additional Churches in populous Parishes...
Page cccix - Our profession is the chastest of all : even the shadow of a fault tarnishes the lustre of our finest achievements.
Page cxciv - King George the Second, intituled "An Act to amend and make more effectual " the laws relating to rogues, vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly persons, and to " houses of correction," and shall be punishable as such rogue and vagabond accordingly.
Page cccxxxv - Vulture man-of-war for this effect, and was fetched by a boat from the ship to the beach. Being there, I was told that the approach of day would prevent my return, and that I must be concealed until the next night. I was in my regimentals, and had fairly risked my person. " Against my stipulation, my intention, and without my knowledge beforehand, I was conducted within one of your posts.
Page cccxxxiv - I beg your Excellency will be persuaded, that no alteration in the temper of my mind, or apprehension for my safety, induces me to take the step of addressing you, but that it is to rescue myself from an imputation of having assumed a mean character for treacherous purposes or self-interest; a conduct incompatible with the principles that actuate me, as well as with my condition in life.

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