London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 7

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C. Ackers, 1738

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Page 219 - ... they do not appear to me to have lost the faculty of reasoning, but, having joined together some ideas very wrongly, they mistake them for truths, and they err as men do that argue right from wrong principles, for by the violence of their imaginations, having taken their fancies for realities, they make right deductions from them.
Page 488 - Next morning he gave him a letter to Cardinal Mazarin, and told him he must stay but three days for an answer. " The answer I mean," says he, " is the full value of what you might have made of your ship and cargo ; and tell the cardinal, that if it is not paid you in three days, you have express orders from me to return home.
Page 215 - Mr. Speaker, what we have now to do, is to load them with shame, who bid defiance to the law ; they are guilty of crimes against nature, against the King, against their kuowledgc, and against posterity.
Page 439 - That before and since the execution of the Treaty of Seville and the declaration made by the Crown of Spain pursuant thereunto, for the satisfaction and security of the commerce of Great Britain, many...
Page 488 - French minister, gave him an account of what had happened, and told him there was a balance, which, if he pleased, should be paid in to him, to the end that he might deliver it to those of his countrymen who were the owners of the French ships that had been so taken and sold.
Page 439 - Britain, many unjust seizures and captures have been made, and great depredations committed by the Spaniards, which have been attended with many instances of unheard of cruelty and barbarity.
Page 258 - ... ravage whole countries ; and what law it is that condemns a poor man to death for killing a solitary man, or for stealing a solitary sheep to feed his family. But bring the matter closer to our own country : what is the difference between running in a poor man's debt, and by the power of gold, or any other privilege, preventing him from obtaining his right, and clapping a pistol to a man's breast, and taking from him his purse ? yet the one shall thereby obtain a coach, and honors, and titles,...
Page 84 - ... desired to have a hearing, but could not obtain it. I beseech you, for Jesus Christ's sake, not to deny me what you would not deny a Turk, when I desire you to do me justice. I have several things to tell you, that are very important and necessary.
Page 46 - Ador'd ! who can withftand . The terrors of thy lifted hand, When, long provok'd, thy wrath awakes, And confcious Nature to her center fliakes ? Rais'd by thy voice, the thunder flies, Hurling pale fear and wild confufion round, How dreadful is th...
Page 438 - Assiento,] as likewise without prejudice to any liberty or power, which the subjects of Great Britain enjoyed before, either through right, sufferance, or indulgence.

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