A Journal During a Residence in France, from the Beginning of August, to the Middle of December, 1792: To which is Added, an Account of the Most Remarkable Events that Happened at Paris from that Time to the Death of the Late King of France, Band 2
G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1793 - 617 Seiten
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Seite 459 - O'er a' the ills o' life victorious ! But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ! Or like the snow-fall in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race, That flit ere you can pomt their place; Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanishing amid the storm. Nae man can tether time or tide ; The hour approaches Tam maun ride ; That hour, o...
Seite 320 - I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard : I cry aloud, but there is no judgment. He hath fenced up my way that I cannot pass, And he hath set darkness in my paths. He hath stripped me of my glory, And taken the crown from my head. He hath destroyed me on every side, and I am gone : And mine hope hath he removed like a tree.
Seite 424 - It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.
Seite 597 - England, where they were received with kindnefs and hofpitality. Mr. Edgeworth prevailed on him to go to bed for four hours. He rofe at five ; and expreffing an inclination to hear mafs, Mr. Edgeworth informed the Council who were fitting in the Temple of the King's requeft. Some difficulties were made, which Mr. Edgeworth removed, faying that the ufual ornaments and" * all that was requifite for the ceremony.
Seite 529 - The king's appearance in the convention, the dignified resignation of his manner, the admirable promptitude and candour of his answers, made such an evident impression on some of the audience in the galleries, that a determined enemy of royalty, who had his eye upon them, declared that he was afraid of hearing the cry of Vive le Hoi ! issue from the tribunes ; and added, that if the king had remained ten minutes longer in their sight, he was convinced it would have happened : for which reason he...
Seite 40 - A horrid plot, hatched by the court, to murder all the patriots of the French empire, a plot in which a great number of members of the National Assembly are...
Seite 601 - Santerre, one of the leaders of the Jacobins, a man who, I have been told, had been a butcher, and who was on horseback near the scaffold, made a signal for the drums to beat, and for the executioners to perform their office. The king's voice was drowned in the noise of the drums. Three executioners then approached to seize him. At the sight of a cord, with which one of them attempted to tie his arms, the king, for the first time, showed signs of indignation, and seemed to be about to resist, but...
Seite 139 - However ready the French are to accufe individuals, the inhabitants of the moil defpotic country are not more afraid of fpeaking treafon, than the French are of faying any thing to the difadvantage of the people : no nation was ever more indulgent to the caprices of its tyrant, than France is at .prefent, to that moil capricious and bloody of all tyrants, Le Peuple Sou ve rain.