Tales and Novels, Band 10

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Whittaker and Company, 1848
 

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Seite 374 - t; I have use for it. Go, leave me. — (Exit Emilia). I will in Cassio's lodging lose this napkin, And let him find it. Trifles, light as air, Are to the jealous confirmations strong As proofs of Holy Writ.
Seite 241 - Has every repartee in store She spoke ten thousand times before ; Can ready compliments supply On all occasions, cut and dry ; Such hatred to a parson's gown, The sight will put her in a swoon $ For conversation well endued, She calls it witty to be rude ; And, placing raillery in railing, Will tell aloud your greatest failing...
Seite 427 - And then,, continued Beauclerc, ' Churchill adverting to our foolish quarrel, to clear that off my mind, threw the whole weight of the blame at once comfortably upon the absent — on Beltravers. Churchill said we had indeed been a couple of bravely blind fools ; he ought, as he observed, to have recollected in time, that ' Anger is like A full hot horse, who being allowed his way, Self-mettle tires him.
Seite 94 - ... by turning the soul inward on itself, its forces are concentred, and are fitted for stronger and bolder flights of science ; and that, in such pursuits, whether we take, or whether we lose the game, the chase is certainly of service...
Seite 240 - Graceful in the midst of all his pranks, he never goes too far — though far enough he has been known to go — he has crept into the armour of the great hero, convulsed the senate in the wig of a chancellor, and becomingly, decorously, put on now and then the mitre of an archbishop. "If good people," said Archbishop Usher, " would but make goodness agreeable, and smile, instead of frowning in their virtue, how many they would win to the good cause...
Seite 336 - Had we never loved so kindly, Had we never loved so blindly, Never met, or never parted. We had ne'er been. broken-hearted.
Seite 10 - He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who fears to put it to the touch, To gain or lose it all.
Seite 312 - ... never entered London without feelings of pleasure and hope. It was to me as the grand theatre of intellectual activity, the field of every species of enterprise and exertion, the metropolis of the world of business, thought, and action. There I was sure to find the friends and companions of my youth, to hear the voice of encouragement and praise. There society of the most refined kind offered daily its banquets to the mind, with such variety that satiety had no place in them, and new objects...

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