The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

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Page 304 - Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty: For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility; Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly: let me go with you; I'll do the service of a younger man In all your business and necessities.
Page 164 - ... relies with confidence on the firm and effectual support of the House of Commons, and on the zealous exertions of a brave and loyal people, in prosecuting a just and necessary war...
Page 100 - The rights of women, says a female pen, Are, to do every thing as well as men ; To think, to argue, to decide, to write, To talk, undoubtedly — perhaps, to fight, (For females march to war, like brave Commanders, Not in old Authors only — but in Flanders). I grant this matter may be strain'd too far, " And Maid 'gainst Man is most uncivil war.
Page 599 - ... by Jupiter expired. On their return to Greece, all the country flocked in upon them to hear the wonders of the moon...
Page 153 - ... nearest relations, so very civilized they are, I could not take the liberty to enter under one roof, without a ceremonious invitation, and that they will not give me. I may leave my card at their door, but as for me, or any one of mine, they would not give us a dinner; unless, indeed, it was in such a style, that we might behold with admiration their grandeur, and return still more depressed, to our own poverty.
Page 42 - France, having been more than four months immured with my Family in the Tower of the Temple at Paris, by those who were my subjects, and deprived of all communication...
Page 77 - ... of either being happy out of the company of the other; endeavour therefore to cement the prefent intimacy on every fide; let your...
Page 692 - The inhabitants of the Philippines use a most complex attitude ; they bend their body very low, place their hands on their cheeks, and raise at the same time one foot in the air with their knee bent. An Ethiopian takes the robe of another, and ties it about his own waist, so that he leaves his friend half naked. This...
Page 164 - Providence, to oppose an effectual barrier to the further progress of a system which strikes at the security and peace of all independent nations, and is pursued in open defiance of every principle of moderation, good faith, humanity, and justice.
Page 372 - The ladies themfelves, and their inftructors, want no directions in matters of external ornament, the end of which is to pleafe on intuition. However arrogant the men have been in their claims of fuperiority, they have ufually allowed the ladies the pofTeffion of a delicate tafte in the improvement and perception of all kinds of beauty.

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