The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year ...

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J. Dodsley, 1764 - History
 

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Page 71 - Seek ye the Lord while He may be found ; call upon Him while He is near.
Page 71 - LORD, our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day ; Defend us in the same with thy mighty power ; and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy sight; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Page 248 - Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton ; and the peculiar happiness of my life will ever consist in promoting the welfare of a people, whose loyalty and warm affection to me I consider as the greatest and most permanent security of my throne...
Page 70 - My duty towards my neighbour is to love him as myself, and to do to all men as I would they should do unto me ; to love, honour, and succour my father and mother; to honour and obey the king, and all that are put in authority under him...
Page 71 - Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts, and let him return unto the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our God, and He will abundantly pardon"?
Page 254 - Autumn is dark on the mountains; grey mist rests on the hills. The whirlwind is heard on the heath. Dark rolls the river through the narrow plain. A tree stands alone on the hill, and marks the slumbering Connal. The leaves whirl round with the wind, and strew the grave of the dead.
Page 185 - IT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping the eye fixed upon something remote. In the same manner present opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is slighted, by minds busied in extensive ranges, and intent upon future advantages. Life, however short, is made...
Page 141 - London, do now hereby, with one voice and consent of tongue and heart, publish and proclaim, that the High and Mighty Prince, GEORGE Prince of Wales, is now, by the death of Our late Sovereign, of happy memory, become Our lawful and rightful liege Lord GEORGE THE THIRD, by the Grace of God, KING of GREAT BRITAIN, FRANCE...
Page 248 - Yorick had an invincible dislike and opposition in his nature to gravity; not to gravity as such, for where gravity was wanted, he would be the most grave or serious of mortal men for days and weeks together; — but he was an enemy to the affectation of it, and declared open war against it, only as it appeared a cloak for ignorance, or for folly, and then, whenever it fell in his way, however sheltered and protected, he seldom gave it much quarter.
Page 141 - Wales ; we, therefore, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this realm, being here assisted with these of his late Majesty's Privy Council, with numbers of other principal gentlemen of quality, with the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens of London...

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