Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 75, Part 2

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F. Jefferies, 1805
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Page 725 - And I say unto you, My friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear : Fear Him, Which after He hath killed, hath power to cast into hell ; yea, I say unto you, Fear Him.
Page 1065 - Who God doth late and early pray, More of his grace than gifts to lend ; And entertains the harmless day With a religious book or friend ; This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall ; Lord of himself, though not of lands ; And having nothing, yet hath all.
Page 636 - Clair. There are twenty of Roslin's barons bold Lie buried within that proud chapelle ; Each one the holy vault doth hold— But the sea holds lovely Rosabelle. And each St Clair was buried there, With candle, with book, and with knell; But the sea-caves rung, and the wild winds sung, The dirge of lovely Rosabelle ! XXIV.
Page 1120 - A life heroic, on his enemies Fully reveng'd, hath left them years of mourning. And lamentation to the sons of Caphtor Through all Philistian bounds, to Israel Honour hath left, and freedom, let but them Find courage to lay hold on this occasion ; To...
Page 1120 - Soak'd in his enemies' blood, and from the stream With lavers pure and cleansing herbs wash off The clotted gore. I with what speed the while (Gaza is not in plight to say us nay) Will send for all my kindred, all my friends, To fetch him hence, and solemnly attend With silent...
Page 1029 - I shall be able to carry a ship of them into port. I hope their Lordships will approve of what I (having only in consideration the destruction of the enemy's fleet) have thought a measure of absolute necessity. I have taken Admiral Villeneuve into this ship; Vice-Admiral Don Aliva is dead.
Page 1028 - Duff of the Mars and Cooke of the Bellerophon : I have yet heard of none others. I fear the numbers that have fallen will be found very great when the returns come to me ; but it having blown a gale of wind ever since the Action, I have not yet had it in my power to collect any reports from the Ships. The Royal Sovereign having lost her masts, except the tottering foremast, I called the Euryalus to me, while the...
Page 1027 - ... to leeward ; so that in leading down to their centre, I had both their van and rear abaft the beam before the fire opened. Every alternate ship was about a cable's length to windward of her second ahead and astern, forming a kind of double line, and appeared, when on their beam, to leave a very little interval between them, and this without crowding their ships.
Page 1028 - The Almighty God, whose arm is strength, having of his great mercy been pleased to crown the exertions of his Majesty's fleet with success, in giving them a complete victory over their enemies, on the...
Page 685 - Poetry, in its nature, is sacred to the good and great; the relation between them is reciprocal, and they are ever propitious to it. It is the privilege of poetry to address to them, and it is their prerogative alone to give it protection.

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