Annual Register, Volume 9

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1803 - History
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Page 239 - No flocks that range the valley free, To slaughter I condemn: Taught by that Power that pities me, I learn to pity them : "But from the mountain's grassy side A guiltless feast I bring; A scrip with herbs and fruits supplied, And water from the spring. "Then, pilgrim, turn, thy cares forego ; All earth-born cares are wrong; Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long.
Page 43 - A member of parliament, chosen for any borough, represents not only the constituents and inhabitants of that particular place, but he represents the inhabitants of every other borough in Great Britain. He represents the city of London, and all...
Page 285 - Those from the Dean to Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Dingley are part of the journal mentioned in his life ; and from them alone a better notion may be formed of his manner and character than from all that has been written about him.
Page 195 - The misfortunes of the great are held up to engage our attention ; are enlarged upon in tones of declamation ; and the world is called upon to gaze at the noble sufferers...
Page 43 - I hold it to be true that a tax laid in any place is like a pebble falling into and making a circle in a lake, till one circle produces and gives motion to another and the whole circumference is agitated from the centre.
Page 317 - Bramins dip'da large wick of cotton in fome ghee, and gave it ready lighted into her hand, and led her to...
Page 199 - I should have been entitled to clothing and maintenance during the rest of my life ; but that was not my chance : one man is born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and another with a wooden ladle. However, blessed be God ! I enjoy good health, and will for ever love liberty and Old England. Liberty, property, and Old England for ever, huzza...
Page 195 - No observation is more common, and at the same time more true, than that one half of the world are ignorant how the other half lives.
Page 198 - French at any time; so we went down to the door where both the sentries were posted, and rushing upon them, seized their arms in a moment, and knocked them down. From thence nine of us ran together to the quay, and seizing the first boat we met, got out of the harbour and put to sea. We had not been here three days before we were taken up by the Dorset privateer, who were glad of so many good hands; and we consented to run our chance.
Page 198 - Jack, says he to me, will you knock out the French sentry's brains ! " "I don't care " says I, striving to keep myself awake,

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