The Beauties of the Anti-Jacobin; Or, Weekly Examiner; Containing Every Article of Permanent Utility in That Valuable and Highly Esteemed Paper, Literary and Political, the Whole of the Excellent Poetry, Together with Explanatory Notes,

The Beauties of the Anti-Jacobin; Or, Weekly Examiner; Containing Every Article of Permanent Utility in That Valuable and Highly Esteemed Paper, Literary and Political, the Whole of the Excellent Poetry, Together with Explanatory Notes,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1799 edition. Excerpt: ...fain persuade every body to put himself above them. As Mr. Higgins seems to be so well acquainted with Germany, he may know something of their Knig/1! Tem/zlars, and, perhaps, may have heard of P-aseual, who rescued Ben Bina from the daggers and poisons which the conspirators had prepared, when he exposed their mischievous tendency. Let not the Knight Tam/zlar: succeed by disseminating their principles, and afterwards, by swearing in the multitude in England, when ripe, as they have done in Ireland; and let the Pascual be found to neutralize their poison, and to oppose their progress. If the occult lodges are not checked, England cannot escape a French revolution (as Barruel observes.) I have read a very pleasing anecdote in the Times. It It is in substance as follows: --A drummer being taken prisoner by the rebels in Ireland, being demanded to drum, leaped upon it, and broke it to pieces, exclaiming, " N o, the King's drum shall never be so dishonoured, as to beat for the rebels l" It is added, and I repeat it with sorrow, that the inhuman rascals instantly murdered the poor honest lad, whose sentiments proved his noble lryal mind. i Such sentiments I should wish to see inculcated in the minds of the nation, as an antidote, and an opposition to the bombastic misguiding jargon of Sir Waiter, Kt. and Co. The finest poetical dielion thrown away on mean and vile subjeels, as, for instance, that the 'noble passion of love beautiful as the thrice-repeated 1/lr may be, does not convey any thing like the pleasure which some of the pretty and striking imitations of Horace, in your paper afford, as Rhodanique potor, rendered thus, " And P---t made merry by Champaign." This is innocent mirth and...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236903269
  • 9781236903266