The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 38

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E. Cave, jun. at St John's Gate, 1768
The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.

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p. 426-Why there are pegs within a tankard. A drinking game.


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Page 373 - No Marginal Notes at all to be affixed, but only for the explanation of the Hebrew or Greek Words, which cannot without some circumlocution, so briefly and fitly be expressed in the Text.
Page 86 - Distrest alike the statesman and the wit, When one a Borough courts, and one the Pit. The busy candidates for power and fame Have hopes, and fears, and wishes, just the same ; Disabled both to combat or to fly, Must hear all taunts, and hear without reply.
Page 122 - A more enormous crime you could not well commit, since a deeper wound could not be given to the constitution itself than by the open and dangerous attempt which you have made to subvert the freedom and independence of this House.
Page 220 - ... right to determine whom they will admit to be prefent at their deliberations. As to what concerns the agency of the province, it is doubtlefs a point that merits attention : but as matters of this nature from other provinces have been heretofore under...
Page 123 - ... pure from venality; and to prevent, by your influence, thofe under your government from being tainted by this growing and peftilential vice. How have you abufed this truft! You yourfelves have fet the infamous example of proftitution, in the moft public and daring manner.
Page 13 - America is untainted with those crimes ; there is in it scarce a man, there is not a single native of our country, who is not firmly attached to his king by principle and by affection. But a new kind of loyalty seems to be required of us, a loyalty...
Page 415 - ... appointed for them by the crown, independent of the people, hath not a tendency to subvert the principles of equity, and endanger the happiness and security of the subject.
Page 465 - His greatest enemies have borne testimony to his merit. They have been forced to acknowledge, that the annals of antiquity exhibit very few worthies that may be compared with him, whether we consider the extent of his knowledge in things human and Divine, the fertility and elegance of his genius, the facility and quickness of his comprehension, or the uninterrupted industry that attended his learned and theological labours.
Page 86 - This night, our wit, the pert apprentice cries, Lies at my feet, I hiss him, and he dies.
Page 415 - Parliament ever so clear, yet, for obvious reasons, it would be beyond the rules of equity that their constituents should be taxed, on the manufactures of Great Britain here, in addition to the duties they pay for them in England, and other advantages arising to Great Britain, from the acts of trade, this House have...

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