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]
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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.
Side 122 - And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it: and if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.
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...
Side 181 - He was a man of about forty years of age. with a ruddy complexion, and pleasing exterior.
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.
Side 47 - ... if any man smite thee on the one cheek, turn unto him the other also...
Side 50 - ... ordered to hoist the pendant, and the next to boil the leg of mutton. The boatswain, however, who was as rough as the commander, only replied, " Hoist the pendant for you, and be d— d to ye ! Who the devil are you...
Side 50 - ... the mistake. It was not long before the ship was manned, and ready for sea, for every seaman liked Jack Cooling. Jack having heard that it was usual to make a speech to the ship's company, had all hands piped, and, being a very little man, mounted an arm chest for the purpose. Every tar was silent; Jack began, "Harkee! my name's Jack Cooling ; and if you don't do your duty, d — n me if I don't cool ye.
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...