The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year ...

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J. Dodsley, 1799
 

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414 ページ - HO! why dost thou shiver and shake, Gaffer Gray ? And why does thy nose look so blue ? " 'Tis the weather that's cold, 'Tis I'm grown very old, And my doublet is not very new, Well-a-day!" Then line thy worn doublet with ale, Gaffer Gray! And warm thy old heart with a glass. " Nay, but credit I've none, And my money's all gone ; Then say how may that come to pass ? Well-a-day!" Hie away to the house on the brow, Gaffer Gray, And knock at the jolly priest's door.
403 ページ - On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires; Even from the tomb the voice of Nature cries, Even in our ashes live their wonted fires.
141 ページ - Limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, no person born out of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, or Ireland, or the Dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a Denizen, except such as are born of English parents) shall be capable to be of the Privy Council, or a Member of either House of Parliament, or to enjoy any Office or Place of Trust, either Civil or Military...
419 ページ - Wealth, my lad, was made to wander, Let it wander as it will; Call the jockey, call the pander, Bid them come and take their fill. When the bonny blade carouses, Pockets full, and spirits high — What are acres? What are houses? Only dirt, or wet or dry. Should the guardian friend or mother Tell the woes of wilful waste, Scorn their counsel, scorn their pother ;You can hang or drown at last ! On the 'Death of Mr.
313 ページ - If any person come near the calves, they clap their heads close to the ground, and lie like a hare in form to hide themselves...
73 ページ - ... detachment from the naval battalions at Point Negro, under the command of Captains Rogers, Scott, and Bayntun, in flat boats, barges, and pinnaces, approached the beach in front.
334 ページ - The roots of plants are known to turn away with a kind of abhorrence from whatever they meet with which is hurtful to them, and to defert...
419 ページ - ... the gamester, light and jolly, There the lender, grave and sly. Wealth, my lad, was made to wander, Let it wander as it will ; Call the jockey, call the pander, Bid them come and take their fill. When the bonny blade carouses, Pockets full, and spirits high — What are acres ? what are houses ? Only dirt, or wet or dry. Should the guardian friend or mother Tell the woes of wilful waste; Scorn their counsel, scorn their pother, — You can hang or drown at last.
251 ページ - I have well confidered your words, and am now prepared to reply. Children — You have informed me that you are deputed by the feven...
371 ページ - ... men, in their vacant hours, as to inflame their military ardour, the game being wholly founded on the principles of war. The stratagem succeeded to his wish. The soldiery were delighted with the game ; and forgot, in their daily contests for victory, the inconveniences of their post.

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