Annual Register, Volume 15

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Page 197 - Tartars seize their destined prey. In vain with love our bosoms glow: Can all our tears, can all our sighs, New lustre to those charms impart? Can cheeks, where living roses blow, Where Nature spreads her richest dyes, Require the borrowed gloss of art? Speak not of fate: — ah! change the theme, And talk of odours, talk of wine, Talk of the flow'rs that round us bloom: 'Tis all a cloud, 'tis all a dream; To love and joy thy thoughts confine, Nor hope to pierce the sacred gloom.
Page 197 - tis all a dream; To love and joy thy thoughts confine, Nor hope to pierce the sacred gloom. Beauty has such...
Page 199 - Be gay : too soon the flowers of spring will fade. May this rude lay from age to age remain, A true memorial of this lovely train. Come, charming maid ! and hear thy poet sing, Thyself the rose, and he the bird of spring; Love bids him sing, and Love will be obey'd. Be gay: too soon the flowers of spring will fade.
Page 88 - This day his majefty went ., to the Houfe of Peers, and gave the royal aflent to the following bills, viz. The bill for regulating the future marriages of the royal family.
Page 213 - March, 1794, upon lands, tenements, hereditaments, penfions, offices, and perfonal eftates, in that part of Great Britain called England, Wales, and the town of Berwick upon Tweed ; and that a proportionable cefs, according. to the ninth article of the Treaty of Union, be laid upon that part of Great Britain called Scotland 2000000 o O February 6.
Page 200 - How oft a day, that fair and mild appears, Grows dark with fate, and mars the toil of years ! Not far remov'd, yet hid from distant eyes, Low in her secret grot, a Naiad lies.
Page 221 - Fox,' under the above dates. — D. FEB. on that very day was delivered to the Houses by Lord Rochford and Lord North the following message from the King :— " GR His Majesty, being desirous, from paternal affection to his own family and anxious concern for the future welfare of his people, and the honour and dignity of his Crown, that the right of approving all marriages in the Royal Family (which ever has belonged to the Kings of this realm as a matter of public concern) may be made effectual...
Page 214 - Majefty towards defraying the extraordinary expences of his Majefty's land forces, and other fervices incurred...
Page 34 - ... was left behind. When Sir Isaac returned, having been absent but a few minutes, he had the mortification to find that Diamond, having...
Page 95 - ... how many inches they might penetrate, and the quantity of water, and even cautioned them not to exceed a certain depth which he defcribed, or they would be overflowed. Mr. Olive had the precaution, before he ventured on the undertaking, to employ a...

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