The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year ...

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J. Dodsley, 1762
 

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Página 364 - ... books, and had never spent an hour but in reading and writing: yet his humanity, courtesy and affability...
Página 364 - ... presenting them to the understanding, of any man that hath been known. Mr. Hyde was wont to say, that he valued himself upon nothing more than upon having had Mr. Selden's acquaintance from the time he was very young ; and held it with great delight as long as they were...
Página 484 - The misery of gaols is not half their evil, they are filled with every corruption which poverty and wickedness can generate between them; with all the shameless and profligate enormities that can be produced by the impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair.
Página 417 - I slept soundly till three o'clock, awaked, and then writ these lines : " ' Come, pleasing Rest, eternal Slumber, fall ; Seal mine, that once must seal the eyes of all. Calm and composed my soul her journey takes, No guilt that troubles, and no heart that aches. Adieu ! thou Sun, all bright like her arise ; Adieu ! fair Friends, and all that's good and wise.
Página 445 - East side of the Lake Ontario, a great many leagues from the Fall, you may, every clear and calm morning, see the vapours of the Fall rising in the air ; you would think all the woods thereabouts were set on fire by the Indians, so great is the apparent smoak.

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