The Scots Magazine, Volume 51

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Sands, Brymer, Murray and Cochran, 1789 - English literature
 

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Page 161 - Lord, thou hast searched me out and known me : Thou knowest my downsitting and mine up-rising, Thou understandest my thoughts long before.
Page 26 - Italian republics seem to have begun it. Genoa and Venice, the only two remaining which can pretend to an independent existence, have both been enfeebled by it. Spain seems to have learned the practice from the Italian republics, and (its taxes being probably less judicious than theirs) it has, in proportion to its natural strength, been still more enfeebled.
Page 26 - France, notwithstanding all its natural resources, languishes under an oppressive load of the same kind. The republic of the United Provinces is as much enfeebled by its debts as either Genoa or Venice. Is it likely that in Great Britain alone a practice, which has brought either weakness or desolation into every other country, should prove altogether innocent?
Page 3 - ... the nest with it that is too weighty for it to lift out. In this state it seems ever restless and uneasy. But this disposition for turning out its companions begins to decline from the time it is two or three till it is about twelve days old, when, as far as I have hitherto seen, it ceases.
Page 184 - Turk the other day lying on cushions, striking slowly an iron which he was shaping into a horse-shoe, his pipe in his mouth all the time — nay, among the higher order of Turks, there is an invention which...
Page 407 - It is ordered and adjudged by the lords spiritual and temporal in parliament assembled, that the said petition and appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House ; and that the said interlocutor therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed.
Page 533 - Full little knowest thou that hast not tried, What hell it is, in suing long to bide: To lose good days, that might be better spent; To waste long nights in pensive discontent; To speed today, to be put back tomorrow; To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow; To have thy prince's grace, yet want her peers...
Page 69 - If they came to a just swelling and suppuration, the patient was saved by this kind and natural discharge of the morbid humour; but if they continued hard and dry, a mortification quickly ensued, and the fifth day was commonly the term of his life.
Page 8 - It is difficult to -fay, whether the active and ufeful part he . took in the conteft, arofe from perfonal refentment againft the king of Great Britain, or from a regard to the liberties of America. It is certain he reprobated the French alliance and republican forms of government, after he retired from the American fervice.
Page 495 - With this time-keeper his son made two voyages, the one to Jamaica, and the other to Barbadoes ; in both which experiments it corrected the longitude within the nearest limits required by the act of parliament ; and the inventor at different times, though not without infinite trouble, received the proposed reward of 20,000.

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