The Monthly Magazine, Volumen12

R. Phillips, 1801

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Página 211 - In the writings of other poets, a character is too often an individual ; in those of Shakespeare it is commonly a species.
Página 188 - ... immortal fire, That animates and moulds the grosser frame ; And when the body sinks, escapes to Heaven, Its native seat, and mixes with the gods. Meanwhile this heavenly particle pervades The mortal elements; in every nerve It thrills with pleasure, or grows mad with pain. And, in its...
Página 88 - Scotch poetry from the thirteenth century, would be a valuable accession to the general literary history of Britain. The subject is pregnant with much curious and instructive information, is highly deserving of a minute and regular research, has never yet been uniformly examined in its full extent, and the materials are both accessible and ample.
Página 29 - His stature was not very tall, Lean he was; his legs were small Hos'd within a stock of red A button'd bonnet on his head From under which did hang I ween Silver hairs both bright and sheen; His beard was white, trimmed round; His countenance blithe and merry found; A sleeveless jacket, large and wide With many...
Página 59 - August 1807, the importation of certain fish from Newfoundland, and the coast of Labrador, and for granting a bounty thereon.
Página 337 - THE President of the United States of America and the First Consul of the French Republic, in the name of the French people...
Página 33 - From the full luxuriant cheek, Peeping thro' her dusky hair, Let the ivory forehead rise Brightly-glittering, smooth, and fair. Her eye-brows trace with steadiest hand ; With care the graceful arch design ; Part not the bewitching curves, Nor yet unite the waving line. Shaded by a jetty lid, Paint me next her eye of fire, Sparkling bright with rays of sense, Melting too with soft desire.
Página 150 - Caesar passed to close with the ship engaged by the Superb ; but, by the cool and determined fire kept upon her, which must ever reflect the highest credit on that ship, the enemy's ship was completely silenced, and soon after hauled down her colours. The Venerable and Spencer, having at this time come up, I bore up after the enemy, who were carrying a press of sail, standing out of the Straits, and lost sight of them during the night.
Página 58 - Blankett, in his Letters to Lord Keith of the 6th, acquaints him with the Arrival of the Reinforcements from India under the Command of General Baird, Colonel Wellefley, Colonel Murray, &c. After the furrendering of Damietta, a Corps of Seven Hundred Men embarked on the Lake Burlos for France...
Página 150 - Caesar's coming up and preparing to engage a three decker that had hauled her wind, she was perceived to have taken fire, and the flames having communicated to a ship to leeward of her, both were seen in a blaze, and presented a most awful sight.

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