The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year ..., Volume 9

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G. Robinson, Pater-noster-Row, 1789
 

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Pagina 125 - ... of the nest till it reached the top, where resting for a moment, it threw off its load with a jerk, and quite disengaged it from the nest.
Pagina 101 - ... of the people, they should, at fixed periods, be reduced to a private station, return into that body from which they were originally taken, and the vacancies be supplied by frequent, certain, and regular elections, in which all, or any part of the former members to be again eligible or ineligible, as the laws shall direct.
Pagina 125 - ... manner. In climbing up the nest it sometimes drops its burden, and thus is foiled in its endeavours ; but after a little respite the work is resumed, and goes on almost incessantly till it is effected.
Pagina 26 - Nineveh, for the destruction of the rebels whom he had condemned. The injustice of Mecca and the choice of Medina transformed the citizen into a prince, the humble preacher into the leader of armies; but his...
Pagina 26 - I been intimately conversant with the son of Abdallah, the task would still be difficult, and the success uncertain : at the distance of twelve centuries, I darkly contemplate his shade through a cloud of religious incense ; and could I truly delineate the portrait of an hour, the fleeting resemblance would not equally apply to the solitary of Mount Hera, to the preacher of Mecca, and to the conqueror of Arabia.
Pagina 125 - ... 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.
Pagina 127 - ... the next afternoon; when one of them, which was somewhat superior in size, turned out the other, together with the young hedge-sparrow and the unhatched egg.
Pagina 178 - Genius came, Here held his pomp, and trail'd the pall Of triumph through the trophied hall : And War was clad awhile in gorgeous weeds; Amid the martial pageantries, While Beauty's glance adjudged the prize, And beam'd sweet influence on heroic deeds. Nor long...
Pagina 175 - I filled my mouth, already flayed and blistered; totally unused to every kind of ardent spirits, with my tongue, throat, and palate, as raw as beef, what could I do?
Pagina 5 - Napier lord of Markinston, hath set my head and hands at work with his new and admirable logarithms. I hope to see him this summer, if it please God ; for I never saw a book which pleased me better, and made me more wonder.

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