Annual Register, Band 28

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Edmund Burke
1788
 

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Seite 268 - Enemy aforementioned to neutral Places; but also from one Place belonging to an Enemy, to another Place belonging to an Enemy, whether they be under the Jurisdiction of the same Prince or under Several...
Seite 136 - On the whole it appears, and my argument shows, With a reasoning the court will never condemn, That the spectacles plainly were made for the Nose, And the Nose was as plainly intended for them.
Seite 117 - And the king was exceeding sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her. 27 And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head to be brought : and he went and beheaded him in the prison, 28 And brought his head in a charger, and gave it to the damsel: and the damsel gave it to her mother.
Seite 299 - He would laugh at a stroke of genuine humour, or sudden sally of odd absurdity, as heartily and freely as I ever yet saw any man ; and though the jest was often such as few felt besides himself, yet his laugh was irresistible, and was observed immediately to produce that of the company, not merely from the notion that it was proper to laugh when he did, but purely out of want of power to forbear it. He was no enemy to splendour of apparel or pomp of equipage — "Life (he would say) is barren enough...
Seite 301 - They do not surprise me at all by so doing," said Johnson : " they see, reflected in that glass, men who have risen from almost the lowest situations in life; one to enormous riches, the other to every thing this world can give — rank, fame, and fortune. They see, likewise, men who have merited their advancement by the exertion and improvement of those talents which God had given them ; and I see not why they should avoid the mirror.
Seite 274 - It shall be lawful for the ships of war and privateers belonging to the said parties respectively to carry whithersoever they please...
Seite 117 - And when the daughter of the said Herodias came in, and danced, and pleased Herod, and them that sat with him. the king said unto the damsel, Ask of me whatsoever thou wilt, and I will give it thee.
Seite 70 - Another bottle, which was not opened till the fummer of 1782, contained the liquor, not in fo brifk a ftate, but become evidently vinous, and without the leaft acidity, perceptible to the tafte. I now began to fufpect that fixed air is the efficient caufe of fermentation ; or, in other words, that the properties of yeaft, as a ferment, depend on the fixed air it contains ; and that yeaft is little elfe than, fixed air, enveloped in the mucilaginous parts of the fermenting liquor, I therefore determined...
Seite 17 - ... manufacture, when imported from the other, may be charged with a farther duty on importation, adequate to countervail the internal duty on the manufacture " as far as relates to the duties now charged
Seite 268 - It shall be lawful for all and singular the Subjects of the most Christian King and the Citizens People and Inhabitants of the said United States to sail with their Ships with all manner of Liberty...

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