The London Magazine, Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 28

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R. Baldwin, 1759
 

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Page 256 - The sides of the mountains were covered with trees, the banks of the brooks were diversified with flowers ; every blast shook spices from the rocks, and every month dropped fruits upon the ground. All animals that bite the grass or browse the shrub, whether wild or tame, wandered in this extensive circuit, secured from beasts of prey by the mountains which confined them.
Page 256 - From the mountains on every side, rivulets descended that filled all the valley with verdure and fertility, and formed a lake in the middle, inhabited by fish of every species, and frequented by every fowl whom nature has taught to dip the wing in water. This lake...
Page 96 - So have I feen the Tory race Long in the pouts for want of place, Never in humour, never well, Wifhing for what they dar'd not tell, Their heads with country-notions...
Page 53 - Goree, which were foon reduced to delire to capitulate; and the governor's demands were, to be allowed to march the French troops out of the garrifon with the honours of war. His terms I...
Page 287 - Westminster; and to adjourn from time to time, and from place to place, as the said High Court, or...
Page 48 - Halifax, importing, that as the enemy have been compelled to retire from St. John's river in the bay of Fundy ; a favourable opportunity is thereby given for the peopling and cultivating, as well the lands vacated by the French, as every other part of that valuable province. He therefore declares...
Page 256 - ... disputed whether it was the work of nature or of human industry. The outlet of the cavern was concealed by a thick wood, and the mouth which opened into the valley was closed with gates of iron forged by the artificers of ancient days, so massy that no man could without the help of engines open or shut them.
Page 110 - Celia, cruel, That I invite you to a duel : Ready to meet you face to face, At any time, in any place : Nor will I leave you in the lurch, Tho...
Page 561 - Admiral had at this time brought up his large ships as intending to attack the Town. The French Officer returned at Night with Terms of Capitulation which with the Admiral were consider'd, agreed to, and signed, at 8 in the morning the 1 8'.h Instant.

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