Dodsley's Annual Register, Bind 59

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J. Dodsley, 1818
 

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Side 260 - ... a convenient stock of flax hemp wool thread iron and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work: and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame impotent old blind and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
Side 600 - By the struggling moonbeam's misty light And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest With his martial cloak around him.
Side 599 - And now — behold him kneeling there By the child's side, in humble prayer, While the same sunbeam shines upon The guilty and the guiltless one, And hymns of joy proclaim through Heaven The Triumph of a soul Forgiven...
Side 600 - We thought as we hollowed his narrow bed And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him.
Side 598 - SYRIA'S thousand minarets ! The boy has started from the bed Of flowers, where he had laid his head, And down upon the fragrant sod Kneels with his forehead to the south, Lisping th...
Side 433 - That part of the island we had landed on was a narrow ridge, not above a musket-shot across, bounded on one side by the sea, and on the other by a creek, extending upwards of a mile inland, and nearly communicating with the sea at its head.
Side 591 - Sweet," said the Angel, as she gave The gift into his radiant hand, " Sweet is our welcome of the Brave Who die thus for their native land. — But see — alas ! — the crystal bar Of Eden moves not — holier far Than ev'n this drop the boon must be That opes the Gates of Heaven for thee...
Side 589 - Nymph of a fair but erring line ! " Gently he said — " one hope is thine. "Tis written in the Book of Fate, The Peri yet may be forgiven Who brings to this eternal gate The gift that is most dear to heaven ! Go seek it, and redeem thy sin, — 'Tis sweet to let the pardoned in.
Side 63 - That an humble address be presented to his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House, a copy of the.
Side 60 - 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...

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