London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive Survey of the Metropolis of Great-Britain: Including Sketches of Its Environs, and a Topographical Account of the Most Remarkable Places in the Above County, Volume 2

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Page 457 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of the City of London...
Page 294 - Bernini's design of the Louvre I would have given my skin for ; but the old reserved Italian gave me but a few minutes' view ; it was five little designs on paper, for which he hath received as many thousand pistoles.
Page 84 - To where Fleet-ditch with disemboguing streams Rolls the large tribute of dead dogs to Thames, The king of dykes ! than whom no sluice of mud With deeper sable blots the silver flood.
Page 721 - ... and undaunted courage : and, notwithstanding he had at this time neither read books, nor conversed with men capable of giving him much instruction in the military art, all the resources which he employed in the defence of Arcot, were such as are dictated by the best masters in the science of war.
Page 1 - Then Commerce brought into the public walk The busy merchant; the big warehouse built; Raised the strong crane; choked up the loaded street With foreign plenty; and thy stream, O Thames! Large, gentle, deep, majestic, king of floods! Chose for his grand resort.
Page 299 - Kunc me jttbet fortuna cxpeditiut philosophari;' in which recess, free from worldly affairs, he passed the greatest part of the five last following years of his life, in contemplation and studies, and principally in the consolation of the Holy Scriptures; cheerful in solitude, and as well pleased to die in the shade as in the light.
Page 519 - Public at large, that the general concerns of the Bank are in the most affluent and prosperous situation, and such as to preclude every doubt as to the security of its Notes.
Page 494 - Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid not down, and reaping that I did not sow : 23 Wherefore then gavest not thou my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have required mine own with usury?
Page 281 - WORLD ; WHICH HE TRAVERSED TO REDUCE THE SUM OF HUMAN MISERY. FROM THE THRONE TO THE DUNGEON HIS NAME WAS MENTIONED WITH RESPECT, GRATITUDE, AND ADMIRATION.
Page 535 - An aft for authorizing his majesty in council to allow, during the present war, and for six months after the ratification of a definitive treaty of peace...

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