The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham]., 8. köide

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James Silk Buckingham
1826
 

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Page 489 - Garth inflamed with early praise, And Congreve loved and Swift, endured, my lays ; The courtly Talbot, Somers, Sheffield read, E'en mitred Rochester would nod the head. And St. John's self (great Dryden's friend before) With open arms received one poet more.
Page 538 - Think, my lord ! By heaven, he echoes me, As if there were some monster in his thought Too hideous to be shown.
Page 573 - Riding, or Place where the Offender shall be or reside, there to remain; without Bail or Mainprize, for any Term not exceeding...
Page 260 - And fill with tears of joy my eyes ; What is there my wild heart can prize, That doth not in thy sphere abide ? Haunt of my home-bred sympathies, My own — my own Fireside...
Page 261 - The shelter of thy hallowed hearth ; To thoughts of quiet bliss give birth : Then let the churlish tempest chide, It cannot check the blameless mirth That glads my own fireside. My refuge ever from the storm Of this world's passion, strife, and care ; Though thunder-clouds the sky deform, Their fury cannot reach me there.
Page 66 - Cum semel imbuerit, speramus carmina fingi Posse linenda cedro et levi servanda cupresso ? Aut prodesse volunt aut delectare poëtae, Aut simul et jucunda et idonea dicere vitae.
Page 279 - We saw her mighty cable riven, Like floating gossamer ! We saw her proud flag struck that morn, A star once o'er the seas, Her...
Page 279 - Billows had dash'd o'er that fond breast, Yet not undone the clasp. Her very tresses had been flung To wrap the fair child's form, Where still their wet long streamers hung All tangled by the storm.
Page 460 - We should be sorry that, from the accumulation of arrears, there should ever be room to raise a question, whether it were better to leave the Natives to their own arbitrary and precipitate tribunals, than to harass their feelings and injure their property, by an endless procrastination of their suits, under the pretence of more deliberate justice.
Page 455 - These local authorities have been cherished or neglected, according to the disposition of the sovereign. But, as far as we can trace the history of Central India, their rights and privileges have never been contested, even by the tyrants and oppressors who slighted them; while, on the other hand, all just princes have founded their chief reputation and claim to popularity on attention to them.

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