An Impartial History of the Life, Character, Amours, Travels, and Transactions of Mr. John Barber, City-printer, Common-councilman, Alderman, and Lord Mayor of London
E. Curll, 1741 - 80 страници
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Account acquainted Alderman Barber alſo Anſwer appeared attend Author beſt Bill called Character City of London Commons concerning conſiderable Copy Court Dean Deceaſe Doctor Duty equal Eſq Exciſe Fame farther Favour fifty firſt fome Fortune Friend Gentlemen give given Hand happy heard himſelf Honour Houſe humble hundred Pounds Intereſt Italy John Barber juſt kind King known laſt late Laws Letter Lives Lord Mayor Love Manley Manner Mary Miller moſt Muſe muſt Name Nature never Numbers obliged Obſervation Occaſion Order Original particular Perſon Place Pleaſure preſent printed Printer Public raiſe received relating returned riſe ſaid ſay ſee ſeem Servant ſet ſeveral ſhall ſhe ſhort ſhould ſome ſuch Swift theſe Thing Thomas Bowdler thoſe thought thouſand tion took Trade true turn Uſe Verſe Vice whole whoſe World write wrote
Страница 17 - Sometimes to gentle Tiber I retire, And the fam'd river's empty...
Страница 20 - On foreign mountains may the Sun refine The grape's soft juice, and mellow it to wine, With citron groves adorn a distant soil, And the fat olive swell with floods of oil : We envy not the warmer clime, that lies...
Страница 19 - The reddening orange and the swelling grain : Joyless he sees the growing oils and wines, And in the myrtle's fragrant shade repines ; Starves, in the midst of Nature's bounty curst, And in the loaden vineyard dies for thirst.
Страница 20 - The grape's foft juice, and mellow it to wine, With citron groves adorn a diftant foil, And the fat olive fwell with floods of oil ; We envy not the warmer clime, that lies In ten degrees of more indulgent...
Страница 19 - And show th' immortal labours in my verse, Where from the mingled strength of shade and light: A new creation rises to my sight; Such heav'nly figures from his pencil flow, So warm with life his blended colours glow. From theme to theme with secret pleasure tost.
Страница 21 - Tis Britain's care to watch o'er Europe's fate, And hold in balance each contending state, To threaten bold presumptuous kings with war, And answer her afflicted neighbour's pray'r.
Страница 20 - Eas'd of her load fubjeftion grows more light, ' And poverty looks chearful in thy fight ; Thou mak'ft the gloomy face of nature gay> Giv'ft beauty to the fun, and pleafure to the day. Thee, goddefs, thee...
Страница 17 - Or, when tranfplanted and preferv'd with care, Curfe the cold clime, and ftarve in northern air; Here kindly warmth their mounting juice ferments To nobler taftes, and more exalted fcents : E'en the rough rocks with tender myrtle bloom.
Страница 18 - E'en the rough rocks with tender myrtle bloom, And trodden weeds fend out a rich perfume. Bear me, fome God, to Baia's gentle feats, Or cover me in Umbria's green retreats; Where weftern gales eternally refide, And all the feafons lavifh all their pride; Blofibms, and fruits, and flowers together rife, And the whole year in gay confufion lies.