Copies of Original Letters from the Army of Général Bonaparte in Egypt Intercepted by the Fleet Under the Command of Admiral Lord Nelson, with an English Translation: Part the first

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J. Wright, 1798 - 248 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 35 - I have almost forgot the taste of fears : The time has been, my senses would have cool'd To hear a night-shriek ; and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't : I have supp'd full with horrors ; Direness, familiar to my slaughterous thoughts, Cannot once start me.
Pàgina 240 - They will prosper in their fortune and their rank. Happy those who shall be neuter : they will have time to get acquainted with us, and will end by siding with us.
Pàgina 40 - Brueys, not being able to enter the port, which time and neglect had ruined, moored his ships in Aboukir Bay, in a strong and compact line of battle ; the headmost vessel, according to his own account, being as close as possible to a shoal on the NW, and the rest of the fleet forming a kind of curve along the line of deep water, so as not to be turned by any means in the SW...
Pàgina 229 - In the name of God, gracious and merciful. There is no God but God ; he has no Son or associate in his kingdom.
Pàgina 249 - Copies of original Letters from the Army of General Bonaparte in Egypt, intercepted by the Fleet under the command of Admiral Lord Nelson, with an English Translation.
Pàgina 6 - Mameloucs are an invincible race, inhabiting a burning desert, mounted on the fleetest horses in the world, and full of courage. They live with their wives and children in flying camps, which are never pitched two nights together in the• same place. They are horrible savages, and yet they have some notion of gold and silver ! a small quantity of it serves to excite their admiration.
Pàgina 244 - He was the author of Five Discourses, containing certain Arguments for and against the Reception of Christianity by the ancient Jews and Greeks...
Pàgina 232 - Historical memoir on Italian Tragedy, from the earliest period to the present time : illustrated with specimens and analyses of the most celebrated tragedies; and interspersed with occasional observations on the Italian Theatres, and biographical notices of the principal tragic writers of Italy. By a member of the Arcadian Academy of Rome.
Pàgina 233 - REMARKS ON THE EXPLANATION, LATELY PUBLISHED BY DR. PRIESTLEY, RESPECTING THE INTERCEPTED LETTERS OF HIS FRIEND AND DISCIPLE, JOHN H. STONE. To which is added, A Certificate of Civism for Joseph Priestley, Jun.
Pàgina 239 - Egypt is their farm, let them shew the lease which God has given them of it ! But God is just and merciful to the people. .All the Egyptians shall be appointed to all the public situations. The most wise, the most intelligent, and the most tirtuous, shall govern ; and the people shall be happy.

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