The Works of Henry Fielding, Band 5

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J. D. Morris, 1902
 

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Seite 56 - Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: 'not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.
Seite 61 - To delineate the particular beauties of AT VAUXHALL these gardens would, indeed, require as much pains, and as much paper too, as to rehearse all the good actions of their master, whose life proves the truth of an observation which I have read in some ethic writer, that a truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with an excellency of heart ; or, in other words, that true virtue is, indeed, nothing else but true taste.
Seite 22 - I have an awkward pride in my nature, which is better pleased with being at the head of the lowest class than at the bottom of the highest. Permit me to say, though the idea may be somewhat coarse, I had rather stand on the summit of a dunghill than at the bottom of a hill in...
Seite xxi - It is not easy to see what Fielding proposed to himself by a picture of complete vice, unrelieved by any thing of human feeling, and never by any accident even deviating into virtue ; and the ascribing a train of fictitious adventures to a real character, has in it something...

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