The Metropolitan, Volume 2

James Cochrane and Company, 1831
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Pagina 50 - A DICTIONARY, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation.
Pagina 211 - We must not make a scare-crow of the law, ' Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror.
Pagina 211 - Ay, but to die, and go we know not where ; To lie in cold obstruction, and to rot ; This sensible warm motion to become A kneaded clod...
Pagina 309 - ... country. Southey, by his marvellous excursions in the regions both of history and romance — Coleridge, by his wild fictions of a class entirely his own, in which there is an indescribable witchery of phrase and conceit, that affects the imagination as if one had eaten of " the insane root that takes the reason prisoner...
Pagina 81 - And they chaunted the deeds of Roland. Still the ramparted ground . With a vision my fancy inspires, And I hear the trump sound, As it marshalled our Chivalry's sires. On each turf of that mead Stood the captors of England's domains, That ennobled her breed And high-mettled the blood of her veins.
Pagina 149 - ... with the advice of our Privy Council, to issue this our Royal Proclamation, hereby...
Pagina 155 - ... them an hour together. If I had time I stayed by them to see them die, and see the manner of their death, and closed up their mouth and eyes ; for they died with their mouth and eyes very much open and staring. Then if people had nobody to help them (for help was scarce at such a time and place), I helped to lay them forth out of the bed, and afterwards into the coffin ; and, last of all, accompanied them to the ground.
Pagina 39 - Fancy can hardly forbear to conjecture with what temper Milton surveyed the silent progress of his work, and marked his reputation stealing its way in a kind of subterraneous current through fear and silence. I cannot but conceive him calm and confident, little disappointed, not at all dejected, relying on his own merit with steady consciousness, and waiting, without impatience, the vicissitudes of opinion, and the impartiality of a future generation.
Pagina 115 - King in person, who delivered the following speech: — " MY LORDS AND GENTLEMEN, " I AM at length enabled to put an end to a session of unexampled duration and labour, in which matters of the deepest interest have been brought under your consideration. I have felt sincere satisfaction in confirming, by my royal assent, bills for the amendment of the game laws, and for the reduction of taxes which pressed heavily on the industry of my people...
Pagina 115 - GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, " I thank you for the provision made for the future dignity and comfort of my Royal Consort, in the event of her surviving me, and for the supplies which you have granted for the service of the present year. You may be assured of my anxious care to have them administered with the strictest attention to a wellconsidered economy. The state of Europe has...

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