The New spectator, with the sage opinions of John Bull, Utgåva 1–25


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Sida 8 - Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition : By that sin fell the angels; how can man, then, The image of his Maker, hope to win by it ? Love thyself last: cherish those hearts that hate thee ; Corruption wins not more than honesty.
Sida 3 - My love is dead, Gone to his death-bed All under the willow tree. Black his hair as the winter night, White his skin as the summer snow, Red his face as the morning light; Cold he lies in the grave below. My love is dead, Gone to his death-bed, All under the willow-tree.
Sida 8 - Love thyself last: cherish those hearts that hate thee; Corruption wins not more than honesty. Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace, To silence envious tongues. Be just, and fear not. Let all the ends thou aim'st at be thy country's, Thy God's, and truth's; then if thou fall'st, O Cromwell, Thou fall'st a blessed martyr!
Sida 7 - And Abraham arose, and went forth into the wilderness, and sought diligently for the man, and found him, and returned with him to the tent ; and when he had entreated him kindly, he sent him away on the morrow with gifts.
Sida 6 - Townshend, for ever on the rack of exertion, but rather lightened upon the subject, and reached the point by the flashings of the mind, which, like those of his eye, were felt but could not be followed. Upon the whole, there was in this man something that could create, subvert, or reform...
Sida 6 - Abraham arose and met him, and said unto him, Turn in, I pray thee, and wash thy feet, and tarry all night ; and thou shalt arise early in the morning, and go on thy way. And the man said, Nay ; for I will abide under this tree.
Sida 4 - ... which are the overflowings of faculties they never enjoyed. Perfectly unconfcious that they are indebted to their ftupidity for the confiftency of their conduct, they plume themfelves on an imaginary virtue, which has its origin in what is really their difgrace. — Let fuch, if fuch dare approach the...
Sida 4 - The beauty of women is considerably owing to their weakness or delicacy, and is even enhanced by their timidity, . a quality of mind analogous to it.
Sida 3 - The envied lot of wealth denies ; If doom'd to drag life's painful load Through Poverty's uneven road, And, for the due bread of the day...
Sida 6 - a man bent with age, coming from the way of the wildernefs leaning on a ftaff.

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