Upon the death of Anne, the English people who had often wished their kings at "Hanover," in one of those mad freaks so common to nations, now were forced to "go to Hanover" to obtain ...Article : 2,669 words
Gig Patients.—A celebrated surgeon was called upon by a gentlemen to attend a friend in the country. The gentleman offered to carry him to the place. "By what conveyance?" ...Article : 706 words
THESE fiendish looking cannibals have become a complete nuisance in the city. They enter without ceremony at every open door, and demand food, clothing, and ...Article : 187 words
"THE WISDOM OF OUR ANCESTORS.—In respect to Eton, I would mention that the College is provided with sewers, constructed at the time of the foundations being formed; and the ...Article : 93 words
An Indian paper mentions, as a curious instance of the mutability of human affairs, that the state barge of the late Ameers of Scinde is now employed in carrying cargoes of mud." ...Article : 891 words
GENTLEMEN,—After reading the above matter of fact, will any man alive, whether "governor" or "governed," have the unfortunate assurance to say, and that he really believes it in his ...Article : 1,243 words
Blucher with Buonaparte's Baggage. — After the battle of Waterloo Lord Hill writes to his sister:—"Yesterday I rode with the Duke of Wellington to see Blucher. We found the ...Article : 1,492 words
"My dog Sirrah was, beyond all comparison, the best dog I ever saw. He was of a surly an unsocial temper; disdaining all flattery, he refused to be caressed; but his attention to my ...Article : 440 words
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