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Pagina 280 - May it please your Majesty, We, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects the Ministers and Elders of the Church of Scotland, met in...
Pagina 215 - Thus it hath pleased Almighty God to take out of this transitory life, unto his divine mercy, the late most high, most mighty, and most excellent monarch William the Fourth, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and Sovereign of the Most Noble Order of the Garter ; King of Hanover, and Duke of Brunswick and Lunenburgh.
Pagina 291 - I have the honour to transmit, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, a copy of a letter from Captain Pring, late commander of his Majesty's brig Linnet.
Pagina 150 - Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Pagina 380 - How happy could I be with either, Were t'other dear Charmer away!
Pagina cvii - Hints for the Treatment of the Principal Diseases of Infancy and Childhood, adapted to the use of Parents. By James Hamilton, MD Professor of Midwifery in the University, and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.
Pagina cxix - Rowden. 7s. The Lower World ; a Poem, by Mr. Pratt ; in four Books : occasioned by Lord Erskine's Bill for the prevention of unnecessary and wanton Cruelty to Animals.
Pagina lxxv - And he fixed his eye on the darker speck. He felt the cheering power of spring ; It made him whistle, it made him sing; His heart was mirthful to excess, But the Rover's mirth was wickedness. His eye was on the Inchcape float; Quoth he, " My men, put out the boat, And row me to the Inchcape Rock, And I'll plague the Abbot of Aberbrothok.
Pagina 268 - ... where the defence possessed a force, in the first instance, of 3500 men, notwithstanding which the campaign terminated in eight days. This force underwent a gradual diminution, and latterly a very extensive one, by the falling off of the colonial troops...
Pagina xciii - Those beams which so bright through my casement appear, To far distant scenes they extend ; Illumine the dwellings of those that are dear, And sleep on the grave of my friend. Then still I must love thee, mild Queen of the Night, Since feeling and fancy agree To make thee a source of unfailing delight, A friend and a solace to me.

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