The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 10

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Walter Scott
John Ballantyne and Company, 1821 - Europe
 

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Page 43 - And doubtless the answer of every serious and reflecting mind must be, that in " pure and undefiled religion ;" in " loving the Lord our God with all our heart, with all our mind, with all our soul, and with all our strength...
Page 350 - For ill can Poetry express Full many a tone of thought sublime, And Painting, mute and motionless, Steals but a glance of time. But by the mighty actor brought, Illusion's perfect triumphs come, — Verse ceases to be airy thought, And Sculpture to be dumb.
Page 44 - And whereas the Senate of the United States have approved of the said arrangement and recommended that it should be carried into effect, the same having also received the sanction of 'His Royal Highness, the Prince Regent, acting in the name and on the behalf of His...
Page 350 - His transport's most impetuous tone, And to each passion of the breast The Graces gave their zone. High were the task — too high, Ye conscious bosoms here ! In words to paint your memory Of Kemble and...
Page 350 - High were the task — too high, Ye conscious bosoms here ! In words to paint your memory Of Kemble and of Lear ; But who forgets that white discrowned head, Those bursts of Reason's half-extinguished glare ; Those tears upon Cordelia's bosom shed, In doubt more touching than despair, If 'twas reality he felt?
Page 348 - I may adjust my mantle ere I fall ; My life's brief act in public service flown, The last, the closing scene, must be my own. Here, then, adieu ! while yet some well-graced parts May fix an ancient favourite in your hearts, Not quite to be forgotten, even when You look on better actors, younger men ; And if your bosoms own this kindly debt Of old remembrance, how shall mine...
Page 45 - Or dirt on private worth and virtue throw, "Still, blasphemous or blackguard, praise Lepaux! "And ye five other wandering bards that move "In sweet accord of harmony and love, "Coleridge and Southey, Lloyd and Lamb, and Co. "Tune all your mystic harps to praise Lepaux!
Page 284 - February one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five; and that no judge or justice of the peace shall bail or try any such person or persons so committed, without order from his said Majesty's privy council, signed by six of the said privy council, till the said first day of February one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five; any law or statute to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 11 - If people should not be called to account for possessing the people with an ill opinion of the government, no government can subsist. For it is very necessary for all governments that the people should have a good opinion of it...
Page 92 - ... for setting to work the children of all such whose parents shall not by the said churchwardens and overseers, or the greater part of them, be thought able to keep and maintain their children ; and also for setting to work all such persons, married or unmarried, having no means to maintain them, and use no ordinary and daily trade of life to get their living by...

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