The Man in the Moon: Consisting of Essays and Critiques on the Politics, Morals, Manners, Drama, &c. of the Present Day ... [no. 1-24; Nov. 12, 1803-Jan. 28 [i.e. Feb. 11] 1804]

William Smelley
S. Highley, 1804 - 194 sider
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Side 59 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.
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Side 65 - To each fine impulse ? a discerning sense Of decent and sublime, with quick disgust From things deform'd, or disarranged, or gross In species ? This, nor gems, nor stores of gold, Nor purple state, nor culture can bestow ; But God alone when first his active hand Imprints the secret bias of the souL...
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Side 47 - And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy cloak, let him have thy coat also : and if any one shall compel thee to go with him a mile, go with him two.
Side 175 - I know the right; and I approve it too; I know the wrong, and yet the wrong pursue.
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Side 49 - The character of a naval officer is finely formed: it comprises a high sense of honour and courage, with a friendliness of nature, and generosity of mind, that is conspicuous even to an enemy. Our common seamen are rough, hardy and honest ; regular in the points of their duty, disdaining all fatigue and danger when the service requires it The bad part of a ship's company are only a few...

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