Collection of English Almanacs for the Years 1702-1835

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Page 14 - Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake : Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog...
Page 1 - The golden zones of heaven; to some she gave To weigh the moment of eternal things, Of time, and space, and fate's unbroken chain, And will's quick impulse; others by the hand She led o'er vales and mountains, to explore What healing virtue swells the tender veins Of herbs and flowers...
Page 12 - SEE the leaves around us falling, Dry and wither'd to the ground ; Thus to thoughtless mortals calling, In a sad and solemn sound : " Sons of Adam, (once in Eden, When, like us, he blighted fell,) Hear the lecture we are reading ; 'Tis, alas ! the truth we tell. Virgins, much, too much presuming On your boasted white and red ; L4 View us late in beauty blooming, Number'd now among the dead.
Page 1 - And all the fair variety of things. . But not alike to every mortal eye Is this great fcene unveil'd. For...
Page 12 - Griping misers, nightly waking, See the end of all your care ; Fled on wings of our own making, We have left our owners bare.
Page 21 - Southing, and Setting of the Planets and fixed Stars throughout the Year; whereby may be known the exact Hour of the Night at all Times, when either the Moon or Stars are seen.
Page 15 - Midsummer Day. — The Exchequer opens eight days before any term begins, except Trinity, before which it opens but four days.

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