Annual Register, Band 30

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Seite 207 - Europe is secure from any future irruption of Barbarians; since, before they can conquer, they must cease to be barbarous. Their gradual advances in the science of war would always be accompanied, as we may learn from the example of Russia, with a proportionable improvement in the arts of peace and civil policy; and they themselves must deserve a place among the polished nations whom they subdue.
Seite 6 - ... raised him above the pressure of want, he avoided the paths of ambition and avarice; and till the age of forty he lived with innocence, and would have died without a name. The unity of God is an idea...
Seite 171 - Nor thou, though learn'd, his homelier thoughts neglect; Let thy sweet muse the rural faith sustain ; These are the themes of simple, sure effect, That add new conquests to her boundless reign, And fill, with double force, her heart-commanding strain.
Seite 254 - Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will call upon the name of the Lord our God.
Seite 174 - Or thither, where, beneath the showery west, The mighty kings of three fair realms are laid; Once foes, perhaps, together now they rest, No slaves revere them, and no wars invade: Yet frequent now, at midnight's...
Seite 66 - ... noife, accompanied with a heaving motion of the whole body*. The growth of the young cuckoo is uncommonly rapid. ' The chirp is plaintive, like that of the...
Seite 278 - The prefent treaty of defenfive alliance fhall be ratified by each party, and the ratifications fhall be exchanged in the fpace of fix weeks, or fooner, if it can be done. In witnefs whereof, we the underwritten, being...
Seite 59 - Cuckoo and some of her own offspring from the shell, her own young ones and any of her eggs that remain unhatched are soon turned out : the young Cuckoo...
Seite 67 - ... to find fuccour for the cuckoo, to find it alfo for their own young ones, after a certain period ; nor would there be room for the whole to inhabit the neft.
Seite 164 - I charge him with taking bribes of Gunga Govind Sing. I charge him with not having done that bribe-service which fidelity even in iniquity requires at the hands of the worst of men. I charge him with having robbed those people of whom he took the bribes. I charge him with having fraudulently alienated the fortunes of widows. I charge him with having...

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