The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register, Volume 51

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R. Phillips, 1821 - British periodicals

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Page 523 - The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even...
Page 132 - A million torches lighted by thy hand Wander unwearied through the blue abyss : They own thy power, accomplish thy command, All gay with life, all eloquent with bliss. What shall we call them? — piles of crystal light? A glorious company of golden streams ? Lamps of celestial ether burning bright ? Suns lighting systems with their joyous beams?
Page 527 - Thou den of drunkards with the blood of princes ! Gehenna of the waters ! thou sea Sodom ! Thus I devote thee to the infernal gods ! Thee and thy serpent seed ! [Here the Doge turns and addresses the Executioner.
Page 184 - ... European States, and especially Austria and the Italian • Powers, might feel themselves differently circumstanced ; and they professed that it was not their purpose to prejudge the question as it might affect them, or to interfere with the course which such States might think fit to adopt, with a view to their own security, provided only that they were ready to give every reasonable assurance that their views were not directed to purposes of aggrandisement subversive of the Territorial System...
Page 545 - What surprised me," says my authority, " on measuring these forts, was the exact manner in which they had laid down their circle and square ; so that after every effort, by the most careful survey, to detect some error in their measurement, we found that it was impossible.
Page 545 - ... any other part of the work. The outside wall was taken from the ditch which is between these walls, and is alluvial, consisting of pebbles worn smooth in water, and sand, to a very considerable depth, more than fifty feet at least.
Page 545 - The extreme care of the authors of these works to protect and defend every part of the circle is no where visible about this square fort. The former is defended by two high walls — the latter by one. The former has a deep ditch encircling it — this has none. The former could be entered at one place only — this at eight, and those about twenty feet broad.
Page 312 - Now, I gain the mountain's brow, What a landscape lies below ! No clouds, no vapours intervene ; But the gay, the open scene Does the face of Nature show, In all the hues of Heaven's bow ! And, swelling to embrace the light, Spreads around beneath the sight.
Page 184 - ... might hereafter lead to a much more frequent and extensive interference in the internal transactions of states, than they are persuaded is intended by the august parties from whom they proceed, or can be reconciled either with the general interest, or with the efficient authority and dignity of independent sovereigns.
Page 72 - An act to enable the commissioners of his Majesty's treasury to issue Exchequer bills, on the credit of such aids or supplies as have been or shall be granted by Parliament for the service of Great Britain forthe year 1815. An act to continue, until...

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