The Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

R. Phillips, 1800

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Pagina 618 - Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.
Pagina 610 - But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon certainty, never becomes infallible; and approbation, though long continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion...
Pagina 1046 - Eternal Hope ! when yonder spheres sublime Pealed their first notes to sound the march of Time, Thy joyous youth began — but not to fade. — When all the sister planets have...
Pagina 944 - For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things...
Pagina 599 - D'lsjonvul, is a more unerring indicator of impending changes in the atmosphere than the best barometer. These insects have two different ways of weaving their webs, by which we can know what weather we are to have. When the weather inclines to turn rainy or windy, they make the principal threads, which are the foundation, as it were, of their whole web, very short, and rather thick ; whereas they spin them much longer, when fine and warm weather is to be expected.
Pagina 793 - As those heretics were, for the most part, averse to the pleasures of sense, they morosely arraigned the polygamy of the patriarchs, the gallantries of David, and the seraglio of Solomon. The conquest of the land of Canaan, and the extirpation of the unsuspecting natives, they were at a loss how to reconcile with the common notions of humanity and justice.
Pagina 579 - Farquharfon, a very amiable women, by whom he had a fon and two daughters. Although rigidly temperate in his habits of life, he, however, delighted much in the convivial fociety of his friends : and among thefe he could number almoft all the moft eminent of rhofe who were diftinguiihed in Scotland for virtue, literature, or genuine elegance of converfation and manners. One of thofe who efleemed him the moft highly╗ was the late Lord Gardenftone ; a man who, though his propen.
Pagina 682 - Wholly pollcfled with this idea, they were on the point of tacking about and returning to Denmark with the news of the dreadful event: but luckily, they had not proceeded far before they got fight of the coaft of Iceland. The fite of the vocanic eruption lies only 7| nautical miles (15 to a degree) from the...
Pagina 744 - The troops intended to be employed were stationed in the trenches early in the morning of the 4th, that no extraordinary movement might lead the enemy to expect the assault, which I had determined to make in the heat of the day, as the time best calculated to ensure success, as the troops would then be least prepared to oppose us.
Pagina 745 - Sons were there, who, on affurance of fafety, furrendered to the troops furrounding them ; and guards were placed for the protection of the family, moft of whom were in the palace. It was foon after reported that Tippoo Sultaun had fallen ; Syed Saheb, Meer Saduc, Syed Gofar, and many other of his Chiefs, were atfo flain.

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