The London Magazine, Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 16

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R. Baldwin, 1747
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Page 161 - The reason of the scarcity of oysters, and consequently of their dearness, is, because they are of late years bought up by the Dutch. There are great penalties by the Admiralty Court laid upon those that fish out of those grounds which...
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Page 263 - the glorious light of the Gospel " be sometimes overcast with clouds of doubt, so is the light of our reason too. But shall we deprive ourselves of the advantage of either, because those clouds cannot perhaps be entirely removed while we remain in this mortal life? Shall we obstinately and frowardly shut our eyes against " that Dayspring from on high that has visited us...

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