Walford's Antiquarian Magazine and Bibliographical Review, Band 6

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George W. Redway, Edward Walford
W. Reeves, 1884
 

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Seite 235 - Richard by the grace of God king of England and of France, and lord of Ireland...
Seite 90 - ... and doubts are entertained as to the meaning of those provisions : Now, therefore, it is hereby declared and enacted that — Buildings may under the said sections be erected for public libraries, public museums, schools for science, art galleries, and schools for art, or for any one or more of those objects.
Seite 14 - Where shall I hide my forehead and my eyes ? For now I see the true old times are dead, When every morning brought a noble chance, And every chance brought out a noble knight.
Seite 46 - SIR, — It may be interesting to some of your readers to know that...
Seite 225 - Garrick, and was glad to have him at his table; no man ever considered or treated Garrick as a player; he may be said to have stepped out of his own rank into a higher, and by raising himself, he raised the rank of his profession. At a convivial table his exhilarating powers were unrivalled, he was lively, entertaining, quick in discerning the ridicule of life, and as ready in representing it...
Seite 227 - ... the other, of leaving as little as he could to chance? Besides, sir, consider what you have said, you first deny Garrick's pretensions to fame, and then accuse him of too great an attention to preserve what he never possessed.
Seite 173 - You tease me, Sir. Whatever you may have heard me say — no longer ago than last Wednesday, at Mr. Thrale's table, I tell you I do not say so now : besides, as I said before, you may not have understood me, you misapprehended me, you may not have heard me.
Seite 18 - Yet some men say in many parts of England that King Arthur is not dead, but had by the will of our Lord Jesu into another place; and men say that he shall come again, and he shall win the holy cross. I will not say it shall be so, but rather I will say, here in this world he changed his life. But many men say that there is written upon his tomb this verse: Hie jacet Arthurus Rex, quondam Rex que futurus.
Seite 225 - Garrick had no vulgarity in his manners, it is true Garrick had not the airiness of a fop, nor did he assume an affected indifference to what was passing ; he did not lounge from the table to the window and from thence to the fire, or whilst you were addressing your discourse to him, turn from you and talk to his next neighbour; or give any indication that he was tired of his company ; if such manners form your ideas of a fine gentleman, Garrick certainly had them not.
Seite 225 - ... part. It is injurious to the character of Garrick to be named in the same breath with Foote. That Foote was admitted sometimes into good company (to do the man what credit I can) I will allow, but then it was merely to play tricks. Foote's merriment was that of a buffoon, and Garrick's that of a gentleman.

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