The New Lady's Magazine, Or, Polite and Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex, Bind 3

royal athority, 1788

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Side 319 - The trout is banish'd by the sordid stream ; Heavy, and dripping, to the breezy brow Slow move the harmless race; where, as they spread Their swelling treasures to the sunny ray, Inly...
Side 259 - ... at a moderate computation, takes one pinch in ten minutes. Every pinch, with .the agreeable ceremony of blowing and wiping the nose, and other incidental circumstances, consumes a minute and a half. One minute and a half out of every ten, allowing sixteen hours to a snuff-taking day, amounts to two hours and twenty-four minutes out of every natural day, or one day out of every ten. One day out of every ten amounts to thirty-six days and a half in a year. Hence, if we suppose the practice to be...
Side 621 - I was at last forced to open my shirt, and shew them my stays ; which satisfied them very well ; for, I saw, they believed I was locked up in that machine, and that it was not in my own power to open it, which contrivance they attributed to my husband.
Side 230 - ... gallants as favourably as men do upon their deputies, that take the troublesome part of their business off their hands.
Side 675 - Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth. And ere a man hath power to say, — Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion.
Side 230 - tis the established custom for every lady to have two husbands, one that bears the name, and another that performs the duties; and these engagements are so well known, that it would be a downright affront, and publicly resented, if you invited a woman of quality to dinner without at the same time inviting her two attendants of lover and husband, between whom she always sits in state with great gravity. These sub-marriages generally last twenty years together, and the lady often commands the poor...
Side 583 - A draw-bridge, with a ruinous gate-way at each end, led to the court before the building - He entered, and instantly the light, which proceeded from a window in one of...
Side 475 - that as he heard it read, he felt an inward force upon him, which did so enlighten his mind, and convince him, that he could resist it no longer: for the words had an authority which did shoot like rays or beams in his mind ; so that he was not only convinced by the reasonings he had about it, which satisfied his understanding, but by a power which did so effectually...
Side 514 - I did not see him ; and I continued to think so till some hours after, when I talked with some /Swedes about the Bullfrogs, and, by their account, I immediately found that I had heard their voice ; for the Swedes told me, that there were numbers of them in the dyke. I afterwards hunted for them. Of all the frogs in this country, this is doubtless the greatest.
Side 319 - Urg'd to the giddy brink, much is the toil, The clamour much, of men, and boys, and dogs, Ere the soft fearful people to the flood Commit their woolly sides.

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