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Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths
R. Griffiths., 1808
Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.

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Страница 14 - along the drawbridge flies, Just as it trembled on the rise ; Not lighter does the swallow skim • Along the smooth lake's level brim. And when Lord Marmion reached his band, «He halts, and turns with clenched hand, And shout of loud defiance pours, And shook his gauntlet at the
Страница 9 - For though, with men of high degree, The proudest of the proud was he, Yet, trained in camps, he knew the art To win the soldier's hardy heart. They love a captain to obey, Boisterous as March, yet fresh as May ; With open hand, and brow
Страница 3 - Priest's, whose bones are thrust From company of holy dust ; On which no sun-beam ever shines-» (So superstition's creed divines,) Thence view the lake, with sullen roar, Heave her broad billows to the shore, And mark the wild swans mount the gale, Spread wide through mist their snowy sail, And ever stoop again, to lave Their
Страница 7 - At length, an effort sent apart The blood that curdled to her heart, And light came to her eye, And colour dawned upon her cheek, A hectic and a fluttered streak, Like that left on the Cheviot peak, By Autumn's stormy sky
Страница 9 - where, in dark nook aloof, The rafters of the sooty roof Bore wealth of winter cheer ; Of sea-fowl dried, and solands store, And gammons of the tusky boar, And savoury haunch of deer. • The chimney arch projected wide ; Above, around' it, and beside, Were tools for housewives
Страница 304 - me; and may His blessing alight on my endeavours for serving my Country faithfully ! To Him I resign myself, and the just cause which is entrusted to me to defend. Amen, Amen, Amen.
Страница 297 - Were I to die this moment, -want of frigates would be found Stamped on my heart. No words of mine can express what I have suffered, and am suffering, for want of them. Having only La Mutine brig, I cannot yet send off Captain Capel, which
Страница 401 - 1 do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like
Страница 304 - no misconduct in any one tarnish it, and may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British Fleet ! For myself individually, I commit my life to Him that
Страница 192 - After all, however, notwithstanding what the more reasonable part of mankind may think upon this question, it is much to be doubted whether this singular proceeding has not, as much as any other circumstance, served to raise the character of the English nation in the opinion of Europe in general. He who has read, and still more