The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 9

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1793

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Page 177 - His praise, ye Winds, that from four quarters blow, Breathe soft or loud ; and, wave your tops, ye Pines, With every plant, in sign of worship wave.
Page 215 - No flocks that range the valley free, To slaughter I condemn: Taught by that Power that pities me, I learn to pity them : "But from the mountain's grassy side A guiltless feast I bring; A scrip with herbs and fruits supplied, And water from the spring. "Then, pilgrim, turn, thy cares forego ; All earth-born cares are wrong; Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long.
Page 216 - And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than they. " And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep : A shade that follows wealth or fame...
Page 43 - A member of parliament, chosen for any borough, represents not only the constituents and inhabitants of that particular place, but he represents the inhabitants of every other borough in Great Britain. He represents the city of London, and all...
Page 218 - I'll feek the folitude he fought, " And ftretch me where he lay. " And there forlorn defpairing hid, " I'll lay me down and die : " 'Twas fo for me that Edwin did,
Page 43 - I hold it to be true that a tax laid in any place is like a pebble falling into and making a circle in a lake, till one circle produces and gives motion to another and the whole circumference is agitated from the centre.
Page 43 - England are represented ; among nine millions of whom there are eight which have no votes in electing members of Parliament. Every objection, therefore, to the dependency of the colonies upon Parliament, which arises to it upon the ground of representation, goes to the whole present Constitution of Great Britain ; and I suppose it is not meant to new model that too.
Page 182 - I chose the latter : and in this post of a gentleman I served two campaigns in Flanders, was at the battles of Val and Fontenoy, and received but one wound, through the breast here ; but the doctor of our regiment soon made me well again.
Page 216 - Around, in sympathetic mirth, Its tricks the kitten tries, The cricket chirrups in the hearth, • The crackling fagot flies.
Page 48 - I love plain dealing, and am never more fond of it than when it tells me of them." " Then madam," says Mr. Fairbeard, " you and the Plain Dealer seem " designed by Heaven for each other.

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