The Glanville Family, Volumen1

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H. Colburn, 1838

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Página 155 - Who gave the ball, or paid the visit last ; One speaks the glory of the British queen, And one describes a charming Indian screen ; A third interprets motions, looks, and eyes ; At every word a reputation dies.
Página 115 - That something still which prompts the eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die, Which still so near us, yet beyond us lies, 5 O'erlook'd, seen double, by the fool and wise.
Página 345 - There's a bliss beyond all that the minstrel has told, When two, that are link'd in one heavenly tie, With heart never changing and brow never cold, Love on through all ills, and love on till they die...
Página 9 - Weep ye not for the dead, neither bemoan him : but weep sore for him that goeth away : for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.
Página 97 - Great men will have their foibles ; 'twas just so With Fox and PITT full forty years ago ! So WALPOLE, PULTENEY — factions in all times Have had their follies, ministers their crimes." Give me th' avow'd, th' erect, the manly foe, Bold I can meet — perhaps may turn his blow ; But of all plagues, good Heav'n, thy wrath can send, Save, save, oh ! save me from the Candid Friend...
Página 39 - Only this one : — lord Angelo is precise ; Stands at a guard with envy ; scarce confesses That his blood flows, or that his appetite Is more to bread than stone : hence shall we see, If power change purpose, what our seemers be.
Página 249 - I believed the interests, temporal and eternal, of many millions to be wrapped up in the success of his Administration, and no man should live for himself alone, but should do his duty in that state of life to which it should please God to call him, I would, if he really and truly thought I could serve his purpose, accept, if he wished it, the office of Chief Scullion ! I thought he would have burst into tears. ' You have given me,' he said, ' more relief than you are aware of.
Página 3 - Nay, we do not stand much on our gentility, friend; yet you are welcome: and I assure you mine uncle here is a man of a thousand a year, Middlesex land. He has but one son in all the world, I am his next heir, at the common law, master Stephen, as simple as I stand here, if my cousin die, as there's hope he will: I have a pretty living o' mine own too, beside, hard by here.
Página 284 - Oh, I must coldly learn to hide One thought, all else above — Must call upon my woman's pride To hide my woman's love ! Check dreams I never may avow; Be free, be careless, cold as thou...
Página 278 - ... regret that I have to inform you, in reply to the request contained in your pleasant communication, that my publishers have already made such arrangements and are in possession of such stipulations relative to the proof-sheets of my new works, that I have no power to send them out of England. If I had, I need not tell you what pleasure it would afford me to promote your views.

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