The Essex Review: An Illustrated Quarterly Record of Everything of Permanent Interest in the County, Band 5

E. Durant and Company, 1896

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Seite 53 - ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE , Of YORK. MARINER: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an un-inhabited Island on the Coast of AMERICA, near the Mouth of the Great River of OROONOQUE; Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men perished but himself. WITH An Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by PYRATES. Written by Himself.
Seite 51 - Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there: And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.
Seite 193 - They called for a pot of beer; took each of them a sip, and handed the pot to me. On their requisition, I took another; and when about to depart, the amount was called for. The two servants paid their quota, and I was called on for mine. Nemo dat quod non habet - this maxim, to my no small vexation, I was compelled to exemplify. Mr Palethorp, the landlord, had a visage harsh and ill-favoured, and he insisted on my discharging my debt. At this very early age, without having put in for my share of...
Seite 166 - In every parish church and chapel within this realm shall be provided one parchment book, at the charge of the parish, wherein shall be written the day and year of every christening, wedding. and burial...
Seite 150 - We also wrote our lovers' names upon bits of paper, and rolled them up in clay, and put them into water ; and the first that rose up was to be our valentine. Would you think it ? — Mr Blossom was my man. I lay a-bed and shut my eyes all the morning, till he came to our house ; for I would not have seen another man before him for all the world.
Seite 49 - Speculum Crape-Gownorum ; or a Looking-Glass for the Young Academicks, new Foyl'd : with Reflections on some of the late High-flown Sermons, to which is added an Essay towards a Sermon of the Newest Fashion. By a Guide to the Inferior Clergy.
Seite 49 - Whereas Daniel De Foe, alias De Fooe, is charged with writing a scandalous and seditious pamphlet, entitled, The Shortest Way with the Dissenters...
Seite 80 - But not more innocent. When the archangel's trump shall blow, And souls to bodies join, Millions will wish their lives below Had been as short as thine.
Seite 150 - Last Friday was Valentine's Day, and the night before I got five bay-leaves, and pinned four of them to the four corners of my pillow, and the fifth to the middle ; and then, if I dreamt of my sweetheart, Betty said we should be married before the year was out. But, to make it more sure, I boiled an egg hard, and took out the yolk, and filled it with salt ; and when I went to bed, eat it shell and all, without speaking or drinking after it. We also wrote our lovers...
Seite 50 - Tell them the men that placed him here Are scandals to the times — Are at a loss to find his guilt, And can't commit his crimes.

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