The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most Exquisite Essays and Jeux D'esprits, Principally Prose, that Appear in the Newspapers and Other Publications, Volumen 2

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott
James Ridgway, 1799
Being an impartial selection of the most exquisite essays and jeux d'esprits, principally prose, that appear in the newspapers and other publications.

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Página 328 - YE sons of freedom, wake to glory! Hark! hark! what myriads bid you rise! Your children, wives, and grandsires hoary, Behold their tears, and hear their cries! Shall hateful tyrants, mischief breeding, With hireling hosts, a ruffian band, Affright and desolate the land, While peace and liberty lie bleeding? To arms! to arms! ye brave! Th" avenging sword unsheath ; March on!
Página 16 - Beef, (with a dignified severity). Puddingfield, calm yourself — repress those transports- — remember that you are a man. Pudd. (after a pause, with suppressed emotion). Well, I will be — I am calm — yet, tell me, BEEFINGTON, does it contain any news ? Beef. Glorious news, my dear PUDDINGFIELD — the Barons are victorious — KING JOHN has been defeated — MAGNA CHARTA, that venerable immemorial inheritance of Britons, was signed last Friday was three weeks, the third of July Old Style....
Página 163 - Upon this view of things, it seems highly probable that the first effort of Nature terminated in the production of Vegetables, and that these being abandoned to their own energies, by degrees detached themselves from the surface of the earth, and supplied themselves with wings or feet, according as their different propensities...
Página 107 - HUMANITY NEEDY knife-grinder! whither are you going? Rough is the road; your wheel is out of order. — Bleak blows the blast; — your hat has got a hole in't. So have your breeches! Weary knife-grinder! little think the proud ones Who in their coaches roll along the turnpikeRoad, what hard work 'tis crying all day, "Knives and Scissors to grind O!
Página 354 - And, conquering by her happiness alone, Shall France compel the nations to be free, Till Love and Joy look round, and call the Earth their own.
Página 150 - Garrick longer than you have done : and I know no right you have to talk to me on the subject." Perhaps I deserved this check ; for it was rather presumptuous in me. an entire stranger, to express any doubt of the justice of his animadversion upon his old acquaintance and...
Página 4 - Templar in disguise, is appointed leader of the expedition. A band of TROUBADOURS, who happen to be returning from the CRUSADES, and a company of Austrian and Prussian GRENADIERS returning from the SEVEN YEARS
Página 21 - There are, besides, an Austrian and a Prussian Grenadier. I have made them abjure their national enmity, and they have sworn to fight henceforth in the cause of Freedom. These, with Young Pottingen, the Waiter, and ourselves, make seven — the Troubadour, with his two attendant Minstrels, will complete the ten.
Página 165 - The traces of this disproportion are to be found in the early history of every country. — The ancient laws of Wales estimate a Cat at the price of as much corn as would be sufficient to cover her, if she were suspended by the tail with her fore-feet touching the ground. — See Howel Dha.
Página 3 - BEEF, to return to England. Young POTTINGEN opens his case to them, and entreats them to stay to assist him in the object of his search. — This they refuse ; but coming to the Inn where they are to set off for Hamburgh, they meet CASIMERE, from whom they had both received many civilities in Poland. CASIMERE, by this time, tired of his "DOUBLE ARRANGEMENT...

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