Numismatic Chronicle, and Journal of the Royal Numismatic Society, Volume 11

Royal Numismatic Society., 1849
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Page 12 - Therefore the moon, the governess of floods, Pale in her anger, washes all the air, That rheumatic diseases do abound; And through this distemperature, we see The seasons alter : hoary-headed frosts Fall in the fresh lap of the crimson rose ; And on old Hyems' chin and icy crown An odorous chaplet of sweet summer buds Is, as in mockery, set.
Page 11 - And never, since the middle summer's spring, Met we on hill, in dale, forest, or mead, By paved fountain, or by rushy brook, Or in the beached margent of the sea, To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind, But with thy brawls thou hast disturb'd our sport.
Page 170 - For this is the way in which all improvements are made; by thoughtful men tracing on obscure hints, as it were, dropped us by nature accidentally, or which seem to come into our minds by chance. Nor is it at all Incredible, that a book, which has been so long in the possession of mankind, should contain many truths as yet undiscovered.
Page 181 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Page 12 - Hiems' thin and icy crown An odorous chaplet of sweet summer buds Is, as in mockery, set : the spring, the summer, The childing autumn, angry winter, change Their wonted liveries ; and the mazed world, By their increase, now knows not which is which...
Page 180 - Is. 6d. in silver money. But silver in bullion, exportable, is usually worth 2d. or 3d. per ounce more than in coin; and if, as a medium, such bullion of standard alloy be valued at 5s.
Page 180 - If things be let alone till silver money be a little scarcer, the gold will fall of itself, for people are already backward to give silver for gold, and will, in a little time, refuse to make payments in silver without a premium...
Page 180 - India it may be worth 12; and this low price of gold in proportion to silver carries away the silver from all Europe. " So, then, by the course of trade and exchange between nation and nation in all Europe, fine gold is to fine silver as 14 4-5, or 15 to one ; and a guinea at the same rate is worth between 20s. 5d. and 20s.
Page 180 - ... more for foreign silver; and the demand for exportation arises from the higher price of silver in other places than in England in proportion to gold...
Page 180 - Gold without any foreign silver, and may be able to do it still till the cause be removed. If things be let alone till Silver money be a little scarcer, the Gold will fall of itself; for people are already backward to give Silver for Gold, and will in a little time refuse to make payments in Silver without a premium, as...

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