The British Magazine and Review, Or, Universal Miscellany, Volume 1

Harrison and Company no. 18, Paternoster-Row, 1783

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Page 144 - That it is indispensable to the happiness of the individual States, that there should be lodged somewhere a supreme power to regulate and govern the general concerns of the confederated republic, without which the Union cannot be of long duration.
Page 214 - In the Name of the Most Holy and Undivided Trinity. It having pleased the Divine Providence to dispose the hearts of the Most Serene and Most Potent Prince, George the Third, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Lunenburg, ArchTreasurer and Prince Elector of the Holy Roman Empire, &c...
Page 208 - Majesty, and bring away their effects, as well as their persons, without being restrained in their emigration, under any pretence whatsoever except that of debts or of criminal prosecutions : the term limited for this emigration shall be fixed to the space of eighteen months, to be computed from the day of the exchange of the ratifications of the present treaty.
Page 127 - The busy day, the peaceful night, Unfelt, uncounted, glided by; His frame was firm — his powers were bright, Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way.
Page 143 - The foundation of our empire was not laid in the gloomy age of ignorance and superstition ; but at an epocha when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined, than at any former period.
Page 157 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Page 124 - The holy stranger to these dismal walls : And doth not he, the pious man, appear, He, 'passing rich with forty pounds a year?' Ah! no; a shepherd of a different stock, And far unlike him, feeds this little flock: A jovial youth, who thinks his Sunday's...
Page 353 - ... dream of going naked. Of all these facts I have often had experience; and, if the thing could be accurately attended to, I make no doubt but many of our dreams might be accounted for in the same manner; and therefore, when we have an uncommon dream, we ought not to look forward with apprehension, as if it were to be the forerunner of calamity ; but rather backward, to see whether we can discover its cause, and whether, from such a discovery, we may not learn something that may be profitable to...
Page 209 - All the countries and territories which may have been, or which may be conquered, in any part of the world...
Page 217 - ... treaties are to extend only to arrangements merely commercial ; and that the privileges and advantages, mutual and particular, be not only preferved on each fide, but even augmented, if it can be done. In this view, his Majefty has confented to the ap« pointment of commiflaries, on -each fide, who fhall treat folely upon this objeft.

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