The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 85

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Page 462 - And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven. And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.
Page 398 - His Majesty is persuaded that the unremitting industry with which our enemies persevere in their avowed design of effecting the separation of Ireland from this kingdom cannot fail to engage the particular attention of Parliament ; and His Majesty recommends it...
Page 67 - It was necessary to take in the royals, to haul up on a wind. The admiral made the signal to prepare for battle; and, that it was his intention to attack the enemy's van and centre as they lay at anchor, according to the plan previously developed.
Page 203 - Think then, will pleaded indolence excuse The tame secession of thy languid Muse? Ah ! where is now that promise ? why so long Sleep the keen shafts of satire and of song ? Oh ! come, with taste and virtue at thy side, With ardent zeal inflamed, and patriot pride ; With keen poetic glance direct the blow, And empty all thy quiver on the foe : — . No pause — no rest — till weltering on the ground The poisonous hydra lies, and pierced with many a wound.
Page 506 - Mercy's voice has hush'd the blast. The wind is heard in whispers low ; The White Man, far away must go ; — • But ever in his heart will. bear Remembrance of the Negro's care.
Page 342 - I believe firmly it was the Almighty's goodness to check my consummate vanity. I hope it has made me a better officer, as I feel confident it has made me a better man.
Page 506 - The loud wind roar'd, the rain fell fast; The White Man yielded to the blast: He sat him down, beneath our tree; For weary, sad, and faint was he; And ah, no wife, or mother's care, For him, the milk or corn prepare.
Page 280 - ... judgment, disguised by hypocrisy, and aided by natural vigour of mind, can do. He was never oppressed with the weight, or perplexed with the intricacy of affairs : but his deep penetration, indefatigable activity, and invincible resolution, seemed to render him a master of all events.
Page 221 - When read in the light of subsequent events, there is something almost ludicrous in his assurance that " if Ireland was once united to Great Britain by a legislative union, and the maintenance of the Protestant Establishment were made a fundamental article of that union, then the whole power of the empire would be pledged to the Church Establishment of Ireland, and the property of the whole empire would be pledged to support the property of every part.
Page 524 - Thoughts on the Commencement of a New Parliament; with an Appendix containing Remarks on the Letter of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke on the Revolution of France, 1790.

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