The New wonderful magazine, and marvellous chronicle. Vol.1, no.1-vol.5, no.60.[The running-title throughout reads The Wonderful magazine. Sig. N4 of vol.1 is a cancel. Vol.4 wants sig. 3P4]. [in the orig. wrappers ].

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Página 219 - there was a society of men among us, bred up from their youth in the art of proving, by words multiplied for the purpose, that white is black and black is white, according as they are paid.
Página 217 - Sometimes one prince quarrelleth with another, for fear the other should quarrel with him. Sometimes a war is entered upon, because the enemy is too strong ; and sometimes because he is too weak. Sometimes our neighbours want the things which we have, or have the things which we want ; and we both fight, till they take ours, or give us theirs.
Página 42 - The place of their depositum, too, claims much more attention than is commonly bestowed upon it ; for of all places in the world, none could have mentioned any one wherein there was greater certainty of finding human bones than a hermitage, except he should point out a churchyard ; hermitages, in time past, being not only places of religious retirement, but of burial too...
Página 44 - ... chance exposed ? And might not a place where bones lay be mentioned by a person by chance as well as found by a labourer by chance ? Or is it more criminal accidentally to name where bones lie, than accidentally to...
Página 346 - Courtship, love, presents, jointures, settlements, have no place in their thoughts, or terms whereby to express them in their language. The young couple meet and are joined, merely because it is the determination of their parents and friends ; it is what they see done every day, and they look upon it as one of the necessary actions of a reasonable being.
Página 218 - That, although he hated the Yahoos of this Country, yet he no more blamed them for their odious Qualities, than he did a Gnnayh (a Bird of Prey) for its Cruelty, or a sharp Stone for cutting his Hoof. But when a Creature pretending to Reason could be capable of such Enormities, he dreaded lest the Corruption of that Faculty might be worse than Brutality itself.
Página 45 - ... the learning, and the integrity of this place, to impute to the living what zeal in its fury may have done ; what nature may have taken off, and piety interred; or what war alone may have destroyed, alone deposited.
Página 64 - Westminster, is acquainted with some secrets that nearly concern your safety : his father is now out of town, which will give you an opportunity of questioning him more privately ; it would be useless to your grace, as well as dangerous to me, to appear more publicly in this affair. " Your sincere friend, ANONYMOUS.
Página 62 - If you think this of any consequence, you will not fail to meet the author on Sunday next, at ten in the morning, or on Monday, (if the weather should be rainy on Sunday) near the first tree beyond the stile in Hyde Park, in the foot-walk to Kensington...
Página 474 - Handing in natural colonnades, according as the bays or points of land formed themfelves ; upon a firm bafis of folid unformed rock, above thefe, the ftratum which reaches to the foil or furface of the ifland, varied in thicknefs, as the ifland itfelf formed into hills or...

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