The Life and Posthumous Works of Arthur Maynwaring, Esq: Containing Several Original Pieces and Translations, in Prose and Verse Never Before Printed. : To which are Added Several Political Tracts Written by Him Before and After the Change of the Ministry

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A. Bell, 1715 - 358 Seiten
 

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Seite 5 - For to, and Unto, and all the pretty expletives he can find, till he drags them to the end of another line...
Seite 6 - ... that the time of the feigned action, or fable of the play, should be proportioned as near as can be to the duration of that time in which it is represented...
Seite 327 - Marllorough win ? So many strong towns why did he take in ? Why did he his army to Germany lead. The crown to preserve on the Emperor's head ? Why does he the honour of England advance ? Why has he humbled the monarch of France ? By passing the lines, and taking Bouchain, If now, &c.
Seite 313 - In the general, the design, however executed, has met with so great success, that there is hardly a name now eminent among us for power, wit, beauty, valour, or wisdom, which is not subscribed for the encouragement of these volumes.
Seite 313 - ... the addition of the ordinary occurrences of common Journals of News brought in a multitude of other readers. I could not, I confess, long keep up the opinion of the town, that these Lucubrations were written by the same hand with the first works which were published under my name ; but, before I lost the participation of that author's fame, I had already found the advantage of his authority, to which I owe the sudden acceptance which my labours met with in the world.
Seite 229 - War therein, to fer.ve with the rejt of the Spanifh Netherlands for the Barrier of the faid Lords the States-General ; upon which they may agree with the faid King Charles, according to the Tenor of the Grand Alliance, as well with Regard to the Garrifons which the faid Lords the States...
Seite 10 - Men that renounc'd their God for dearer trade, Were then the guardians of religion made. Rebels were fainted, foreigners did reign, Outlaws return'd, preferment to obtain, With frogs, and toads, and all their croaking train. No native knew their features nor their birth, They feem'd the greafy offspring of the earth. The trade was funk, the fleet and army fpent ; Devouring taxes fwallow'd lefler rent; Taxes impos'd...
Seite 6 - A just and lively image of human nature, representing its passions and humours, and the changes of fortune to which it is subject, for the delight and instruction of mankind.
Seite 10 - twas hard to tell, Whether its guilt or losses did excel. Men that renounc'd their God for dearer trade, Were then the guardians of religion made. Rebels were sainted, foreigners did reign, Outlaws return'd, preferment to obtain, With frogs, and toads, and all their croaking train. No native knew their features nor their birth, They seem'd the greasy offspring of the earth.
Seite 327 - HE news from abroad does a secret reveal, Which has been confirm'd both at Dover and Deal, That one Mr. Matthews, once called plain Mat, Has been doing at Paris, the Lord knows what. But...

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