London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 15

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C. Ackers, 1746 - English essays

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Page 12 - Of myself I must say this: I never was any greedy, scraping grasper, nor a strait, fast-holding Prince, nor yet a waster. My heart was never set on any worldly goods, but only for my subjects
Page 11 - I will not compare with any of them in wisdom, fortitude, or any other virtues; but saving the duty of a child, that is not to compare with his father in love, care, sincerity, and justice, I will compare with any prince that ever you had, or shall have.
Page 377 - Balmerino, and every of you, return to the prison of the Tower, from whence you came ; from thence you must be drawn to the place of execution ; when you come there, you must be hanged by the neck ; but not till you...
Page 457 - Sleep is a death, O make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die; And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed.
Page 295 - His majefty went to the , houfe of peers, and gave ' the royal aflent to the following bills, viz. The bill, to continue an aft for allowing the free importation of wheat and wheat-flour, barley, barley -meal, and pulfe, for a further limited time, from any part of Europe.
Page 35 - ... with the freedom of the city of London, in a gold box, which I am sorry that I have forgotten to bring with me.
Page 73 - Highness was got to Linlithgow, they held a, council, and drew out their men, declaring that they would meet him ; but as soon as the baggage and the cannon they lately took were moved off, they told the country people that they were going to meet a reinforcement ; but that as they could not carry away...
Page 12 - And though God hath raised me high, yet this I count the glory of my crown, that I have reigned with your loves. This makes me that I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a queen as to be a queen over so thankful a people.
Page 31 - I shall be at your Grace's door the next morning after my arrival, in order to pay my duty to your Grace, and afterwards before I set out for Suffolk, (if it has your Grace's approbation), to be presented by you to pay my duty to his Majesty.
Page 137 - An aft for punifhing mutiny and defertion, and for the better payment of the army and their quarters...

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