Ainsworth's Magazine, Volum 12

William Harrison Ainsworth
Chapman and Hall, 1847

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Pàgina 156 - With all the virtues that attend the good, Shall still be doubled on her; truth shall nurse her; Holy and heavenly thoughts still counsel her : She shall be loved and fear'd ; her own shall bless her ; Her foes shake like a field of beaten corn, And hang their heads with sorrow ; good grows with her.
Pàgina 17 - Some Passages of the Life and Death of John, Earl of Rochester," which the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety.
Pàgina 182 - Halifax ; which was the foundation of his subsequent fortune. His figure was beautiful ; but his manner was irresistible, by either man or woman. It was by this engaging, graceful manner, that he was enabled, during all his...
Pàgina 265 - When Power took his seat in the box, the waiter came to him with a gold watch, with a gentleman's compliments, and a request to know what o'clock it was by it. Power took the watch, and then directed the waiter to let him know the person that sent it ; he pointed out one of the group. Power rang the bell for his servant, and directed him to bring his pistols and follow him. He put them under his arm, and with the watch in his hand, walked up to the box, and presenting the watch, begged to know to...
Pàgina 151 - Trainer was at the gangway, with his eye on the advancing fleet of canoes ; I was with him. We were well prepared. The short carronades were the most useful articles on the present occasion, and were loaded with grape. The crew were also armed. " Well," said the captain, " I have been here several times, always treated them fairly and kindly ; and now, without cause, they have killed one of our best men, and want to take my vessel and murder us all. They shall catch it...
Pàgina 182 - Queen. There the Graces protected and promoted him ; for, while he was an Ensign of the Guards, the Duchess of Cleveland, then favourite mistress to King Charles the Second, struck by those very Graces, gave him five thousand pounds ; with which he immediately bought an annuity for his life, of five hundred pounds a year, of my grandfather, Halifax, which was the foundation of his subsequent fortune.
Pàgina 338 - And all who knew those Dunces to reward. Amid that area wide they took their stand, Where the tall May-pole once o'erlook'd the Strand, But now (so ANNE and Piety ordain) A Church collects the saints of Drury-lane. With Authors, Stationers obey'd the call (The field of glory is a field for all). Glory, and gain, th' industrious tribe provoke; And gentle Dulness ever loves a joke.
Pàgina 378 - And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD ; but the LORD was not in the wind : and after the wind an earthquake ; but the LORD was not in the earthquake : and after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.
Pàgina 265 - England, he had many encounters with persons who were attracted by his brogue and clumsy appearance. On one occasion a group of gentlemen were sitting in a box at one end of the room when Power entered at the other.
Pàgina 152 - The whole affair was caused by the natural treachery of the natives. The part we played was unavoidable : in fact, our lives were at stake, and there was only one unnecessary shot fired after the final retreat of the natives. The men who had charge of the bow gun loaded it again unperceived by the captain, and, before they could be stopped, fired it after the savages, who were making for the shore. This parting shot was, as they said, to revenge Tom Staples, the seaman who was speared. There was...

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