The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge

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James Potts, 1783

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Page 64 - Here Reynolds is laid, and, to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind ; His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand ; His manners were gentle, complying, and bland ; Still born to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces, his manners our heart...
Page 408 - Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy ! Railing and praising were his usual themes, And both, to show his judgment, in extremes : So over violent or over civil That every man with him was God or Devil.
Page 40 - Inn, in the form of a sermon, 'to prove the truth of revealed religion in general, and of the Christian in particular, from the completion of the prophecies in the Old and New Testament, which relate to the Christian church, especially to the apostacy of papal Rome.
Page 145 - In fine, the tribute you demand from the Hindoos is repugnant to justice ; it is equally foreign from good policy, as it must impoverish the country : moreover, it is an innovation and an infringement of the laws of Hindostan.
Page 376 - ... a cracked bell — a bow unstrung — a crown tumbled in pieces — towers in ruins — the sign-post of a tavern called the World's End...
Page 58 - ... will answer at the dreadful day of judgment when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed, that if either of you know any impediment, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, ye do now confess it. For be ye well assured, that so many as are coupled together otherwise than God's Word doth allow are not joined together by God; neither is their Matrimony lawful.
Page 40 - He employed, through a long life, in the support of what he firmly believed, the Christian Religion, and of what he esteemed the best Establishment of it, the Church of England. He was born at Newark-upon-Trent, Dec. 24, 1098 ; was consecrated Bishop of Gloucester, Jan. 20, 1760 ; Died at his Palace, in this City, June 7, 1779, and was buried near this place.
Page 145 - Distinctions of colour* are of his ordination. It is he who gives existence. In your temples, to his Name, the voice is raised in prayer ; in a house of images, where the bell is shaken, still He is the object of adoration.
Page 407 - ... the more secret way of poison, I shall not be at a loss to know the first author of it ; I shall consider you as the assassin ; I shall treat you as such ; and wherever I meet you I shall...
Page 349 - ... he was made a baron, a viscount, an earl, a marquis, and became lord high admiral of England, lord warden of the cinque ports, master of the horse, and entirely disposed of all the graces of the king, in conferring all the honours and all the offices of the three kingdoms, without a rival...

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