Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt, Utgåva 71

Bradbury and Evans, 1854 - 550 sidor

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Sida 377 - Would he were fatter! but I fear him not: Yet if my name were liable to fear, I do not know the man I should avoid So soon as that spare Cassius. He reads much; He is a great observer, and he looks Quite through the deeds of men; he loves no plays, As thou dost, Antony; he hears no music...
Sida 390 - We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow ; Our wiser sons no doubt will think us so.
Sida 275 - Now, where are all your sorrows and your cares, ye gloomy souls ! or where your pains and aches, ye complaining ones ! one halloo has dispelled them all. What a crash they make ! and echo seemingly takes pleasure to repeat the sound. The astonished traveller forsakes his road, lured by its melody ; the listening ploughman now stops his plough ; and every distant shepherd neglects his flock, and...
Sida 410 - Unting is all that's worth living for - all time is lost wot is not spent in 'unting — it is like the hair we breathe - if we have it not we die - it's the sport of kings, the image of war without its guilt, and only five-and-twenty per cent of its danger.
Sida 438 - Though my many faults defaced me, Could no other arm be found Than the one which once embraced me, To inflict a cureless wound! Yet - oh, yet - thyself deceive not Love may sink by slow decay, But by sudden wrench, believe not, Hearts can thus be torn away...
Sida 455 - An idiot, or natural fool, is one that hath had no understanding from his nativity ; and therefore is by law presumed never likely to attain any.
Sida 63 - ... points their ideas differ from ours; their condition does not admit of much refinement — of any great advance in science or art. They cannot be said to have any religion worthy of the name, yet there is perhaps no more moral people on the face of the earth ; none among whom there is less crime ; and it is, perhaps, not going too far to say that there is, as far as I can judge, no race of men which has more fully availed itself of its opportunities.

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