Annual Register, Volume 4

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Edmund Burke
1762 - History
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Page 10 - Proud prelate, I understand you are backward in complying with your agreement : but I would have you know, that I, who made you what you are, can unmake you ; and if you do not forthwith fulfil your engagement, by God I will immediately unfrock you. Yours, as you demean yourself, Elizabeth.
Page 172 - The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry. The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth. The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart ; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
Page 242 - In perfon graceful, and in fenfe refin'd ; Her art as much as Nature's friend became, Her voice as free from blemifh as her fame. Who knows fo well in majefty to pleafe, Attemper'd with the graceful charms of eafe ? When Congreve's favour'd pantomime to grace...
Page 23 - I rendered to them intitles me to the justice I expect from the noble author. As to Religion, I think, and I hope he thinks with me, that God is neither a...
Page 241 - ... the blessings of peace to my people and putting an end to the calamities of war, under which so great...
Page 14 - Henry should have three-fourths of what he leaves ; and my daughter Anne the rest. If Henry die, I would that what he leaves may be equally divided between Charles and Anne : and if Anne die, that her share be equally divided between Charles and Henry.
Page 247 - If thorough knowledge of the human heart; If powers of acting vast and unconfined ; If fewest faults with greatest beauties join'd ; If strong expression, and strange powers which lie "Within the magic circle of the eye ; If feelings which few hearts, like his, can know, And which no face so well as his can show, Deserve the preference ; — Garrick ! take the chair ; Nor quit it — till thou place an equal there.
Page 295 - I have explained these matters only for the honour of truth, not in any view to court return of confidence from any man who with a credulity, as weak as it is injurious, has thought...
Page 203 - Sire, that it seems unbecoming my sex, in this age of vicious refinement, to feel for one's country, to lament the horrors of war, or wish for the return of peace.
Page 216 - XII. ON THE MONUMENT OF A FAIR MAIDEN LADY, WHO DIED AT BATH, AND IS THERE INTERRED. T> ELOW this marble monument is laid •*-' All that heaven wants of this celeftial maid. Preferve, O facred tomb, thy truft confign'd; The mould was made on purpofe for the mind : And fhe would lofe, if, at the latter day, One atom could be mix'd of other clay.

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