The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History, and Politics, Volume 57

Alex Chapman and, 1795

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Pagina 60 - So the carpenter encouraged the goldsmith, and he that smootheth with the hammer him that smote the anvil, saying, 'It is ready for the sodering': and he fastened it with nails, that it should not be moved.
Pagina 269 - ... flow from the ideas of visible objects, when the objects are not actually before the eye, but are called up into our memories, or formed into agreeable visions of things that are either absent or fictitious.
Pagina 33 - ... have the greatest satisfaction in announcing to you the happy event of the conclusion of a treaty for the marriage of my son the Prince of Wales with the Princess Caroline, daughter of the Duke of Brunswick: the constant proofs of your affection for my person and family persuade me, that you will participate in the sentiments I feel on an occasion so interesting to my domestic happiness, and that you will enable me to make provision for such an establishment, as you may think suitable to the...
Pagina 247 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Pagina 344 - But what appears to me," adds his lordship, " more particularly to have enabled him to employ his talents so much to his own and the public advantage, was the regular allotment of his time...
Pagina 24 - She then addressed those who were near her, with composure, and without the least trepidation of voice or change of countenance. She held in her left hand a cocoa...
Pagina 10 - The maternal solicitude of a reasonable affectionate woman is very interesting, and the chastened dignity with which a mother returns the caresses that she and her child receive from a father who has been fulfilling the serious duties of his station, is not only a respectable, but a beautiful sight.
Pagina 10 - Cold would be the heart of a husband, were he not rendered unnatural by early debauchery, who did not feel more delight at seeing his child suckled by its mother, than the most artful wanton tricks could ever raise ; yet this natural way of cementing the matrimonial tie and twisting esteem with fonder recollections, wealth leads women to spurn.
Pagina 20 - As both are absolutely essential, it is needless to inquire which is so in the highest degree. Fortunately, they are oftener met with together, than separate ; for the just and reasonable estimation of things, which true good sense inspires, almost necessarily produces that equanimity and moderation of spirit, in which good temper properly consists. There is, indeed, a kind of thoughtless good nature, which is not unfrequently coupled with weakness of understanding ; but, having no power of self-direction,...
Pagina 431 - Humour wills; And, as the grave or gay her talent calls, Acts in the drama, till the curtain falls.

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