Blackwood's Magazine, Volumen55

W. Blackwood., 1844

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Página 126 - The Moor's abused by some most villainous knave, Some base notorious knave, some scurvy fellow. 0 heaven, that such companions thou'dst unfold, And put in every honest hand a whip To lash the rascals naked through the world Even from the east to the west!
Página 10 - Having heard the evidence, do you wish to say anything in answer to the charge? You are not obliged to say anything unless you desire to do so, but whatever you say will be taken down in writing and may be given in evidence against you upon your trial...
Página 82 - With solemn touches troubled thoughts, and chase Anguish and doubt and fear and sorrow and pain From mortal or immortal minds.
Página 177 - Yes, Coventry is dead : attend the strain, Daughters of Albion ! ye that, light as air, So oft have tript in her fantastic train, With hearts as gay, and faces half as fair.
Página 214 - ... glimmering Xanthus with their rays ; The long reflections of the distant fires Gleam on the walls, and tremble on the spires. A thousand piles the dusky horrors gild, And shoot a shady lustre o'er the field. Full fifty guards each flaming pile attend, Whose umber'd arms by fits thick flashes send ; Loud neigh the coursers o'er their heaps of corn, And ardent warriors wait the rising morn.
Página 9 - ... his government, or to molest or affront him in the regular discharge of his royal functions. For offences so high and dangerous, in the punishment or prevention of which a moment's delay would be fatal, the law has given to the crown the power of an immediate prosecution, without waiting for any previous application to any other tribunal...
Página 176 - Beauty room another company arrived ; the housekeeper said, ' This way, ladies, here are the Beauties.' The Gunnings flew into a passion ; and asked her what she meant, that they came to see the palace, not to be showed as a sight themselves.
Página 171 - I have lost my oldest friend and acquaintance, G. Selwyn," writes Walpole to Miss Berry : " I really loved him, not only for his infinite wit, but for a thousand good qualities.
Página 106 - Great Britain, loaded with an unprecedented debt and with a grinding taxation, contracted a new debt of a hundred millions of dollars, to give freedom, not to Englishmen, but to the degraded African.
Página 172 - But, where each science lifts its modern type, Hist'ry her pot, divinity her pipe, While proud philosophy repines to show, Dishonest sight ! his breeches rent below ; Embrowned with native bronze, lo ! Henley stands, Tuning his voice, and balancing his hands. How fluent nonsense trickles from his tongue ! How sweet the periods, neither said, nor sung ! Still break the benches, Henley ! with thy strain, While Sherlock, Hare, and Gibson preach in vain.

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