Daniel De Foe and Charles Churchill

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Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1855 - 267 Seiten

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Seite 71 - he is a middle.sized, spare man, about forty years old, of a brown complexion, and dark-brown coloured hair, but wears a wig ; a hooked nose, a sharp chin, grey eyes, and a large mole near his mouth...
Seite 101 - ... a careless writer for the most part, but where shall we find in any of those authors, who finish their works with the exactness of a Flemish pencil, those bold and daring strokes of fancy, those numbers so hazardously ventured upon, and so happily finished, the matter so compressed, and yet so clear, and the colouring so sparingly laid on, and yet with such a beautiful effect...
Seite 27 - WITH that low cunning, which in fools supplies, And amply too, the place of being wise, Which Nature, kind, indulgent parent ! gave To qualify the blockhead for a knave...
Seite 31 - That sense may kindly end with every line ? Some dozen lines, before the ghost is there, Behold him for the solemn scene prepare. See how he frames his eyes, poises each limb, Puts the whole body into proper trim, — From whence we learn, with no great stretch of art, Five lines hence comes a ghost, and lo ! a start.
Seite 54 - Broad is the road, nor difficult to find, Which to the house of Satire leads mankind; Narrow and unfrequented are the ways, Scarce found out in an age, which lead to praise.
Seite 109 - Vast were his bones, his muscles twisted strong, His face was short, but broader than 'twas long, His features, though by nature they were large, Contentment had...
Seite 54 - Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there: And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.
Seite 101 - A TRUE RELATION OF THE APPARITION OF ONE MRS VEAL THE NEXT DAY AFTER HER DEATH TO ONE MRS BARGRAVE AT CANTERBURY, THE 8TH OF SEPTEMBER 1705...
Seite 106 - To match for speed one feather 'gainst another, To make one leg run races with his brother; 'Gainst all the rest to take the northern wind, Bute to ride first, and he to ride behind; To coin newfangled wagers, and to lay 'em, Laying to lose, and losing not to pay 'em; Lothario, on that stock which Nature gives, Without a rival stands, though March yet lives.
Seite 32 - His eyes, in gloomy socket taught to roll, Proclaim'd the sullen ' habit of his soul :' Heavy and phlegmatic he trod the stage, Too proud for tenderness, too dull for rage.

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