The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist

Henry Colburn, 1844

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Página 66 - I have been studying how I may compare This prison where I live unto the world: And for because the world is populous, And here is not a creature but myself, I cannot do it; yet I'll hammer it out.
Página 255 - Gambol'd before them; th' unwieldly elephant To make them mirth us'd all his might, and wreath'd His lithe proboscis ; close the serpent sly Insinuating wove with Gordian twine His...
Página 214 - Tories lose an important election at a critical moment ; 'tis the Jews come forward to vote against them. The Church is alarmed at the scheme of a latitudinarian university, and learns with relief that funds are not forthcoming for its establishment ; a Jew immediately advances and endows it.
Página 260 - Dragged into slavery with how many more Spared but to die, a public spectacle, In combat with each other, and required To fall with grace, with dignity — to sink While life is gushing, and the plaudits ring Faint and yet fainter on their failing ear, As models for the sculptor. But their days, Their hours are numbered.
Página 276 - Prisoner at the bar, you have been found guilty by a jury of your own countrymen of the crime laid to your charge ; and I must say I entirely agree with the verdict ; for I see ' scoundrel
Página 214 - Toryism, indeed, is but copied from the mighty prototype which has fashioned Europe. And every generation they must become more powerful and more dangerous to the society which is hostile to them.
Página 90 - Great was the tumult there, Deafening the din, when in barbaric pomp The Carthaginian on his march to ROME Entered their fastnesses. Trampling the snows, The war-horse reared ; and the towered elephant Upturned his trunk into the murky sky, Then tumbled headlong, swallowed up and lost, He and his rider.
Página 318 - Eternal power ! Grant me through obvious clouds one transient gleam Of thy bright essence in my dying hour.
Página 258 - Gallic trousers, a saffron tunic, and a robe of purple. The beauteous figure of Zenobia was confined by fetters of gold ; a slave supported the gold chain which encircled her neck, and she almost fainted under the intolerable weight of jewels. She preceded on foot the magnificent chariot, in which she once hoped to enter the gates of Rome.
Página 215 - And at this moment, in spite of centuries, of tens of centuries, of degradation, the Jewish mind exercises a vast influence on the affairs of Europe. I speak not of their laws, which you still obey; of their literature, with which your minds are saturated; but of the living Hebrew intellect.

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