The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 5

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J. Sibbald, Parliament-Square, 1787 - Books and bookselling
 

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Page 206 - I retired, and stayed in the outer room to take him home. Upon his coming out, I asked him the result of his conversation: — 'His lordship...
Page 206 - I found Goldsmith waiting for an audience in an outer room. I asked him what had brought him there: he told me an invitation from his lordship. I made my business as short as I could, and, as a reason, mentioned that Dr.
Page 475 - ... humbly acknowledging, that we cannot expect the blessing and goodness of Almighty God, (by whom Kings reign, and on which we entirely rely,) to make our reign happy and prosperous to ourself and our people, without a religious observance of God's Holy Laws...
Page 106 - And there as (whenever) any frailty maketh you to fall, beseech his mercy soon to call you to him again with repentance, satisfaction, and contrition of your heart, never more in will to offend him. Secondly, next him above all earthly things, to be true liegeman in heart, in will, in thought, in deed, unto the king our...
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Page 338 - ... in security, and had every good angel in your attendance. To have my thoughts ever fixed on you, to live in constant fear of every accident to which human life is liable, and to send up my hourly prayers to avert them from you ; I say, madam, thus to think, and thus to suffer...

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