The London Magazine, Volume 3

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Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1825
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Page 556 - you are not so kind to the Duke of York of late as you used to be." — " Not I ? " says the King. " Why so ? "— " Why," says he, " if you are, let us drink his health."—" Why, let us,
Page 535 - Then some leap'd overboard with dreadful yell, As eager to anticipate their grave ; And the sea yawn'd around her like a hell, And down she suck'd with her the whirling wave, Like one who grapples with his enemy, And strives to strangle him before he die.
Page 188 - When we are in perfect health and spirits, we feel in ourselves a happiness independent of any particular outward gratification whatever, and of which we can give no account. This is an enjoyment which the Deity has annexed to life; and it probably constitutes, in a great measure, the happiness of infants and brutes...
Page 572 - Antijacobin may, on their respective sides of the question, be considered as models of that style Of political satire, whose lightness and vivacity give it the appearance of proceeding rather from the wantonness of wit than of ill-nature, and whose very malice, from the fancy with which it is mixed up, like certain kinds of fireworks, explodes in sparkles.
Page 391 - This was the first time he had addressed us. I felt anxious to examine the features of a man who had been so much the public talk on account of his reputed cruelty at Trinidad. I could not deny that I felt a prejudice against him, and his countenance did not do it away: for it had a stern and gloomy expression, which, added to a very dark complexion, made it no way prepossessing ; but when he opened his mouth, and began to pour forth a torrent of abuse on us for our conduct, and his dark eye flashed...
Page 535 - ... ladies above referred to, calmly sinking down on her knees, and clasping her hands together, said,
Page 541 - ... was not repeatedly plunged several feet under water, or dashed with dangerous violence against the sides of the returning boat — or, what not unfrequently happened, was forced to let go his hold of the rope altogether. As there seemed, however no alternative, I did not hesitate, notwithstanding my comparative inexperience and awkwardness in such a situation, to throw my leg across the perilous stick; and with a heart extremely grateful that such means of deliverance, dangerous as they appeared,...
Page 534 - It was a little before this period that one of the officers of the ship, with the wellmeant intention of ascertaining that all was fast below, descended with two of the sailors into the hold, where they carried with them, for safety, a light in the patent lantern ; and seeing that the lamp burned dimly, the officer took the precaution to hand it up to the orlop deck to be trimmed. Having afterwards discovered...
Page 538 - ... fortitude which never fails to characterise and adorn their sex on occasions of overwhelming trial, were placed, without a murmur, in the boat, which was immediately lowered into a sea so tempestuous as to leave us only ' to hope against hope' that it should live in it for a single moment.
Page 539 - ... sacrifice to her filial devotion, not having been picked up by those in the boats until she had sunk five or six times. Another individual, who was reduced to the frightful alternative of losing his wife or. his children, hastily decided in favour of his duty to the former. His wife was accordingly saved, but his four children, alas ! were left to perish. A fine fellow, a soldier, who had neither wife nor child of his own, but who evinced the greatest solicitude for the safety of those of others,...

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