Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China and Australasia, Volume 9

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Wm. H. Allen & Company, 1820

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Page 311 - Ye men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the image which fell down from Jupiter?
Page 275 - I doubt not but their steadiness in those principles will equal the firmness of my invariable resolution to adhere to and strengthen this excellent constitution in church and state; and to maintain the toleration inviolable.
Page 275 - 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 487 - The doctor told me, that he had not seen the King yesterday, but had left a note in writing, to intimate that I was to be at his house to-day; and that one of the King's pages had come to him this morning to say, ' that his Majesty would see me a little after twelve.
Page 277 - Attorney-General, having been called into the council-taWe, and ordered by the King to deliver his official opinion on the point, stated in the most precise terms, that any such assemblage might be dispersed by military force, without waiting for forms, or reading the act in question " Is that your declaration, of the law, as Attorney-General ?" said the. king. Wedderburn answering decidedly in the affirmative; "Then so let it be done,
Page 487 - Essay, which, they said, was a book they always kept by them ; and the King said he had one copy of it at Kew, and another in town, and immediately went and took it down from a shelf. I found it was the second edition. ' I never stole a book but one,' said his Majesty, ' and that was yours (speaking to me); I stole it from the Queen, to give it to Lord Hertford to read.
Page 489 - My lord— I am one of those who respect an oath. I have firmness sufficient to quit my throne, and retire to a cottage, or place my neck on a block or a scaffold, if my people require it ; but 1 have not resolution to break that oath which I took in the most solemn manner at my coronation.
Page 381 - Dartmouth is an enthusiast,' said the King, ' but surely he says nothing on the subject of religion, but what every Christian may, and ought to say.' He asked, whether I did not think the English language on the decline at present ? I answered in the affirmative ; and the King agreed, and named the ' Spectator' as one of the best standards of the language.
Page 277 - Lord Bathurst, President of the Council, and Sir Fletcher Norton, Speaker of the House of Commons, who were both present, on being appealed to for their opinions, declared that, 'A soldier was not less a Citizen because he was a Soldier. and consequently that he might repel force by force.
Page 178 - Prince seemed to have a very tender regard for the memory of his father, and that she encouraged it as much as she could. That when they behaved wrong, or idly (as children will do), to any that belonged to the late Prince...

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