Leigh's new picture of London; or, A view of the ... British metropolis [ed. by S.C.].

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Сторінка 476 - Father of light and life, Thou Good Supreme ! O teach me what is good ; teach me Thyself ! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit ; and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure, Sacred, substantial, never-fading bliss...
Сторінка 59 - From this method of interpreting laws by the reason of them, arises what we call equity, which is thus defined by Grotius : "the correction of that wherein the law (by reason of its universality) is deficient.
Сторінка 103 - I think I may say, that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education.
Сторінка 470 - The walls are composed of very hard bricks, the outside with greystocks, laid with such care, that there is not the least crack or fracture in the whole structure, notwithstanding its great height. The staircase is in the centre of the building, and from the top is a very extensive view, in some directions upwards of 40 miles, over a rich and variegated country. Near the Grand Pagoda stands The Mosque, over the entrance to which is an Arabic inscription, extracted from the Koran.
Сторінка 102 - Committee could imagine a system of police that might arrive at the object sought for ; yet in a free country, or even in one where any unrestrained intercourse of society is admitted, such a system would of necessity be odious and repulsive, and one which no government could be able to carry into execution. In despotic countries it has never yet succeeded to the extent aimed at by those theorists ; and among a free people, the very proposal would be rejected with abhorrence...
Сторінка 180 - Saviour's crucifixion ; but there are many subordinate figures : those at the bottom of the two side panels represent Henry VII. and his Queen, and were taken from the original pictures sent to Dort for that purpose. Over the King is the figure of St. George, and above that a white rose and a red one. Over the figure of the Queen stands that of St. Catherine of Alexandria ; and in a panel over her head appears a pomegranate, vert) in a field of or, the arms of -the kingdom of Grenada.
Сторінка 31 - On the twenty-third of the same month, in an interview which took place with the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the loans to the Emperor being mentioned, the Governor of the Bank assured Mr. Pitt, " that another loan of that sort would go nigh to ruin the country.
Сторінка 420 - An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of Queen Anne, intituled ' An Act for reducing the Laws ' relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars, and Vagrants 'into One Act of Parliament, and for the more effectual 'punishing such Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars, and ' Vagrants, and sending them whither they ought to be sent...
Сторінка 229 - It consumed eighty-nine churches, the city gates, Guildhall, many public structures, hospitals, schools, libraries, a vast number of stately edifices...
Сторінка 75 - Southwark; chief-justice of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery of Newgate; judge of the court of wardmote at the election of aldermen ; conservator of the rivers Thames and Medway; perpetual commissioner in all affairs relating to the river Lea: and chief butler to the king at all coronations, having a fee for that service of a golden cup and cover, and a golden ewer.

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