London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 9

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C. Ackers, 1740 - English essays
 

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Page 286 - I, by twenty sail attended, Did this Spanish town affright ; Nothing then its wealth defended, But my orders — not to fight ! Oh ! that in this rolling ocean I had cast them with disdain, And obeyed my heart's warm motion, To have quelled the pride of Spain...
Page 31 - Money in the Houfe of Commons, while his Soldiers are perhaps taking it away at their Quarters, for Want of his Prefence to reftrain them, and of better Difcipline among them : Nay, perhaps his Troop or Regiment may be in...
Page 327 - Sir Thomas Gresham: who, by the honourable profession of a merchant, having enriched himself and his country for carrying on the commerce of the world, built the Royal Exchange.
Page 31 - ParliamentMens having fuch Places in the Exchequer, as the very Profit of them depends on the Money given to the King in Parliament. Would any of your...
Page 289 - Commons, of the City of London, in Common-Council affembled. May it pleafe your Majefty, " We your Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common...
Page 505 - AM very ready to allow, that it is laudable in a free People to be jealous of their Liberties ; and to be ready to repel the leaft Attack that can be made upon B them.
Page 144 - They increased every Minute by new Negroes coming to them; so that they were above Sixty, some say a Hundred; on which they halted in a field, and set to Dancing, Singing, and beating Drums, to draw more Negroes to them, thinking they were now victorious over the whole Province, having marched ten Miles, and burnt all before them without Opposition...
Page 359 - Affiftance of his Parliament at this critical and important Conjuncture, I, from thence, thought it was the Duty of every Member of this Houfe, to confider our prefent Circumftances, and, if he could think of any Thing that might contribute to our...
Page 300 - Prizes that (hall be taken from the Enemy, by his Majefty's Ships of War. Both thefe Petitions are founded on Juftice, and, for this Reafon, his Majefty has already anfwered, that when a Value is put upon the Prizes, 'and the Ships and Cargoes difpofed of to the beft Advantage, both (hall be confidered. With regard therefore to the Prizes that...
Page 180 - And ease, and luxury ! O luxury, Bane of elated life, of affluent states, What dreary change, what ruin is not thine ? How doth thy bowl intoxicate the mind ! To the soft entrance of thy rosy cave How dost thou lure the fortunate and great ! Dreadful attraction ! while behind thee gapes Th...

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