Tales of Fashionable Life: Manoeuvring. Almeira

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Baldwin & Cradock, 1832

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Страница 139 - That keep me from myself, and still delay Life's instant business to a future day ; That task which, as we follow or despise, The eldest is a fool, the youngest wise ; Which done, the poorest can no wants endure ; And...
Страница 146 - Lurk'd in her hand, and mourn'd his captive Queen: He springs to vengeance with an eager pace, And falls like thunder on the prostrate Ace. The nymph exulting fills with shouts the sky; The walls, the woods, and long canals reply.
Страница 153 - ... keep the word of promise to the ear, and break it to the hope" — we have presumed to court the assistance of the friends of the drama to strengthen our infant institution.
Страница 110 - Can such mummeries move, Touch us with pity, or inspire with love ? No, Affectation, vain is all thy art, Those eyes may wander over every part, They'll never find their passage to the heart.
Страница 22 - Dear, affectionate girl! I love heart — Good bye — Drive fast, as Miss Hunter desires you." Our fair politician, well satisfied with the understanding of her confidante, which never comprehended more than met the ear, and secure in a charge d'affaires, whose powers it was never necessary to limit, stood on the steps before the house-door, deep in reverie, for some minutes after the carriage had driven away, till she was roused by seeing her son returning from his morning's ride. CHAPTER III....
Страница 12 - Young Hermes next, a close contriving god, Her brows encircled with his serpent rod ; Then plots and fair excuses...
Страница 110 - Thy lisping prattle and thy mincing gait, All thy false mimic fooleries I hate, For thou art Folly's counterfeit, and she Who is right foolish hath the better plea ; Nature's true Idiot I prefer to thee.— CUMBERLAND.