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Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1805
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Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1806
History of Great Britain, from the Revolution, 1688, to the ..., Հատոր 10
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1805
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Էջ 202 - Then ensued a scene of woe, the like of which no eye had seen, no heart conceived, and which no tongue can adequately tell. All the horrors of war before known or heard of, were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple.
Էջ 202 - ... could bind, and who were the determined enemies of human intercourse itself, he decreed to make the country possessed by these incorrigible and predestinated criminals a memorable example to mankind. He resolved, in . the gloomy recesses of a mind 'capacious of such things, to leave the whole Carnatic...
Էջ 312 - that the said petition be referred to the consideration of a committee of the whole House, and that the petitioners be heard by themselves before the said committee, if they think fit '
Էջ 441 - Animated with all the avarice of age and all the impetuosity of youth, they roll in one after another, wave after wave, and there is nothing before the eyes of the natives but an endless, hopeless prospect of new flights of birds of prey and passage, with appetites continually renewing for a food that is continually wasting.
Էջ 202 - Whilst the authors of all these evils were idly and stupidly gazing on this menacing meteor, which blackened all their horizon, it suddenly burst, and poured down the whole of its contents upon the plains of the Carnatic.
Էջ 343 - Having defended the standard of liberty in this new world, having taught a lesson useful to those who inflict, and to those who feel oppression, you retire from the great theatre of action with the blessings of your fellow-citizens : but the glory of your virtues will not terminate with your military command, — it will continue to animate remotest ages.
Էջ 183 - What merciless enemy has thus spread the horrors of fire and sword — what severe visitation of Providence has dried up the fountain, and taken from the face of the earth every vestige of verdure ? Or, rather, what monsters have stalked over the country, tainting and poisoning, with pestiferous...
Էջ 207 - No other sovereigns ever were, or, from the nature of things, ever could be, so perfectly indifferent about the happiness or misery of their subjects, the improvement or waste of their dominions, the glory or disgrace of their administration; as, from irresistible moral causes, the greater part of the proprietors of such a mercantile company are, and necessarily must be.
Էջ 342 - ... or a government to support you. You have conducted the great military contest with wisdom and fortitude, invariably regarding the rights of the civil power through all disasters and changes.