The Edinburgh Annual Register, Bind 10

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Walter Scott
John Ballantyne and Company, 1821
 

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Side 138 - Lordship should not propose to attend in person at the next general quarter sessions of the peace, .to be holden in and for the county...
Side 92 - Peace ... for setting to work the Children of all such whose Parents shall not by the said Churchwardens and Overseers, or the greater Part of them, be thought able to keep and maintain their Children; and also for setting to work all such Persons, married or unmarried, having no Means to maintain them, and use no ordinary and daily Trade of Life to get their Living by...
Side 43 - And doubtless the answer of every serious and reflecting mind must be, that in " pure and undefiled religion ;" in " loving the Lord our God with all our heart, with all our mind, with all our soul, and with all our strength...
Side 286 - One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two ; to permit such Persons in Great Britain as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors to make and file the same on or before the First Day of Hilary Term One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two ; and to allow Persons to make and file such Affidavits, although the Persons whom they served shall have neglected to take out their annual Certificates.
Side 351 - Fair as some classic dome, Robust and richly graced, Your Kemble's spirit was the home Of genius and of taste ; Taste, like the silent dial's power, That when supernal light is given, Can measure inspiration's hour, And tell its height in heaven. At once ennobled and correct, His mind surveyed the tragic page, And what the actor could effect, The scholar could presage.
Side 350 - His transport's most impetuous tone, And to each passion of the breast The Graces gave their zone. High were the task — too high, Ye conscious bosoms here ! In words to paint your memory Of Kemble and...
Side 11 - If people should not be called to account for possessing the people with an ill opinion of the government, no government can subsist. For it is very necessary for all governments that the people should have a good opinion of it...
Side 290 - An Act to empower His Majesty to secure and detain such persons as His Majesty shall suspect are conspiring against his person and government.
Side 350 - For ill can Poetry express Full many a tone of thought sublime, And Painting, mute and motionless, Steals but a glance of time. But by the mighty actor brought, Illusion's perfect triumphs come, — Verse ceases to be airy thought, And Sculpture to be dumb.
Side 348 - And scorn assumes compassion's doubtful mien, To warn me off from the encumber'd scene. This must not be ; — and higher duties crave Some space between the theatre and grave ; That, like the Roman in the Capitol, I may adjust my mantle ere I fall , My life's brief act in public service flown, The last, the closing scene, must be my own.

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