Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 70, Part 1

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F. Jefferies, 1800 - Early English newspapers
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Page 132 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Page 246 - ... it appears to me to be extremely difficult, if not quite impossible, to form any distinct idea of anything capable of being excited and communicated in the manner the Heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be MOTION.
Page 8 - They will cease to be surprised and alarmed at the degree of their own sufferings : they will resolve to bear with patience and resignation the malady to which they find a Johnson subject as well as themselves : and if they want words in which to ask relief from him who alone can give it, the God of mercy and Father of all comfort, language affords no finer than those in which his prayers are conceived. Child of...
Page 120 - Paul's church-yard, though it had been the custom of his life, and he was much addi&ed to the practice, and in the habit of making his memorandums by bits of paper in his box. He was rich in books and prints. He bought largely at Mr. Baker's auction of Sir Clement Dormer's library...
Page 245 - Is it furnished by the metallic chips which are separated by the borer from the solid mass of metal ? If this were the case, then, according to the modern doctrines of latent Heat, and of caloric, the capacity for Heat of the parts of the metal, so reduced to chips, ought not only to be changed, but the change undergone by them should be sufficiently great to account for all the Heat produced.
Page 295 - midst hordes unknown, Unknowing what it told. To thee perhaps the Fates may give (I wish they may, in health to live,) Herds, flocks, and fruitful fields ; Thy vacant hours in mirth to shine : With these, the muse already thine, Her present bounties yields.
Page 8 - Britons shall continue to be characterised by a love of elegance and sublimity, of good sense and virtue. The sincerity of his repentance, the steadfastness of his faith, and 'the fervour of his charity, forbid us to doubt, that his sun set in clouds to rise without them: and of this let us always be mindful, that every one who is made better by his books will add a wreath to his crown.
Page 379 - Smith wrote me about this time, that is to lay, fome days before the debarkation of Damietta ; and as I knew all the influence which he had over the vizier, I thought it my duty not only to anfwer him, but even to propofe to him, as a place for holding conferences, the...
Page 119 - Called by the wishes of the French nation to occupy the first magistracy of the Republic, I think it proper, on entering into office, to make a direct communication of it to your Majesty. The war, which for eight years has ravaged the four quarters of the world, must it be eternal ? Are there no means of coming to an understanding...
Page 75 - Who many a sturdy oak had laid along Fell'd by DEATH'S surer hatchet, here lies SPONG. Posts oft he made, yet ne'er a place could get. And liv'd by railing, tho

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