The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 3

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F. Jefferies, 1733 - Early English newspapers
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The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.

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Page 96 - Were we to press, inferior might on ours; Or in the full creation leave a void, Where, one step broken, the great scale's destroy'd: From Nature's chain whatever link you strike, Tenth, or ten thousandth, breaks the chain alike. And, if each system in gradation roll Alike essential to th' amazing whole, The least confusion but in one, not all That system only, but the whole must fall.
Page 295 - Three-fourths into Annuities, and leaving the remaining Quarter to be a Trading Stock, with a large Debt and Demands upon it unliquidated...
Page 487 - Firft tell me, Damon, why to-day At Belvidera's feet you lay ? Why with fuch warmth her charms you prais'd,, And...
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Page 563 - ... it were otherwife the moft beneficial Scheme that had ever been propofed. ' But fince I look upon my being a Member of this Houfe, as the greateft Glory of my Life, fince I look upon that Day on which I was chofe one of the Reprefentatives of the City of London, as the moft aufpicious Day of my whole Life, I cannot tamely fit ftill and hear the whole Body Anno 6. Ceo. ii. Body of the Merchants of that great City reprefented by ^ i7*a-».
Page 96 - To serve mere engines to the ruling mind? Just as absurd for any part to claim To be another, in this gen'ral frame; Just as absurd, to mourn the tasks or pains The great directing Mind of all ordains. All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body nature is, and God the soul; That, chang'd thro' all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth, as in th...
Page 96 - That, chang'd thro' all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth, as in th' ethereal frame, Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees, Lives thro
Page 477 - Leg<flature are endowed with their particular Rights, and Offices ; that the King, by his royal Prerogative,, has the Power of determining and appointing the Time and Place of the Meeting of Parliaments -, that the Confent of King, Lords, and Commons is...
Page 150 - What? arm'd for virtue when I point the pen, Brand the bold front of shameless guilty men; Dash the proud gamester in his gilded car ; Bare the mean heart that lurks beneath a star ; Can there be wanting, to defend her cause, Lights of the Church, or guardians of the laws ? no Could pension'd Boileau lash in honest strain Flatt'rers and bigots ev'n in Louis
Page 150 - To Virtue only and her friends a Friend, The World befide may murmur, or commend. Know, all the diftant din that world can keep, Rolls o'er my Grotto, and but fooths my fleep.

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