The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

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Seite 243 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
Seite 152 - Scotch gentleman told me, (and, faith, I believe he was right) that I was a very great pedant for my pains.
Seite 152 - And let me tell you," added the third lady, whose mouth was puckered up to the size of an issue, "that the Duchess has fine lips, but she wants a mouth.' ' At this every lady drew up her mouth as if going to pronounce the letter P. But how ill, my Bob, does it become me to ridicule women with whom I have scarcely any correspondence ? There are.
Seite 152 - PS — Give my sincere respects (not compliments, do you mind) to your agreeable family, and give my service to my mother, if you see her ; for, as you express it in Ireland, I have a sneaking kindness for her still. Direct to me, , Student in Physic, in Edinburgh.
Seite 425 - Otherwise thou shalt eclipse thy credit, lose thy freedom, and yet pay as dear as to another. But in borrowing of money, be precious of thy word ; for he that hath care of keeping days of payment is lord of another man's purse.
Seite 338 - And day to day, through the revolving year ; Admiring, sees her in her every shape ; Feels all her sweet emotions at his heart ; Takes what she liberal gives, nor thinks of more.
Seite 279 - The gore congeal'd was clotter'd in his hair: With eyes half clos'd and gaping mouth he lay, And grim, as when he breath'd his sullen soul away.
Seite 60 - She is clothed with neatness, she is fed with temperance; humility and meekness are as a crown of glory circling her head. On her tongue dwelleth music, the sweetness of honey floweth from her lips.
Seite 256 - At first they lay a floor of this kind of tempered mortar on the ground, upon which they deposit a layer of eggs, and upon this a...
Seite 255 - ... always in sight, which gives the creature a frightful appearance : in the lower jaw are holes opposite to these teeth to receive them : when they clap their jaws together it causes a surprising noise, like that which is made by forcing a heavy plank with violence upon the ground, and may be heard at a great distance. But what is yet more surprising to a stranger, is the incredible loud and terrifying roar, which they are capable of making, especially in the spring season, their breeding time.

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