Sayings and Doings: New [i.e. Third] Series ..., Band 3

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Seite 54 - Smack went the whip, round went the wheels, Were never folk so glad ; The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad.
Seite 89 - I oft have heard him say how he admired Men of your large profession, that could speak To every cause, and things mere contraries, Till they were hoarse again, yet all be law...
Seite 89 - Men of your large profession, that could speak To every cause, and things mere contraries, Till they were hoarse again-, yet all be law; That, with most quick agility, could turn And re-turn, make knots and undo them, Give forked counsel, take provoking gold On either hand, and put it up.
Seite 121 - ... the sick patient on the bed of death, whose pulse beats faintly, and whose subsiding pain seems to announce the coming of his release. He may linger for hours ; he may recover — the ray of hope beams. and those who love him share its brightness. His hours are not numbered. The sinking mariner clings to the last fragment of his ill-fated ship, and holds on while nature gives him strength : and as he mounts the toppling wave, strains his anxious eyes in search of assistance. A vessel may heave...
Seite 186 - Of th' ever-varying circle of the day ; Or whether, through the tedious winter gloom, You tempt the midnight or the morning damps. The body, fresh and vigorous from repose, Defies the early fogs : but, by the toils Of wakeful day exhausted and unstrung, Weakly resists the night's unwholesome breath. The grand discharge, th...
Seite 122 - last time' the sacred word of God from human lips; in another moment the death-struggle is on him, and he breathes for the ' last time !' To him alone, then, is the exit from this world of cares regular and certain : in every other case it is a mystery when the ' last time
Seite 121 - ... and whose subsiding pain seems to announce the coming of his release. He may linger for hours ; he may recover —the ray of hope beams, and those who love him share its brightness. His hours are not numbered. The sinking mariner clings to the last fragment of his ill-fated ship, holds on, while nature gives him strength, and as he mounts the toppling wave, strains his anxious eyes in search of assistance. A vessel may heave in sight ; he may be drifted to some kindly shore; his fate is not decided....
Seite 218 - AGE How old may Phillis be, you ask, Whose beauty thus all hearts engages? To answer is no easy task: For she has really two ages. Stiff in brocade, and pinch'd in stays, Her patches, paint, and jewels on; All day let envy view her face, And Phillis is but twenty-one. Paint, patches, jewels laid aside, At night astronomers agree, The evening has the day belied ; And Phillis is some forty-three.
Seite 273 - Lov'd music, company, and play: High flights she had, and wit at will. And so her tongue lay seldom still; For in all visits who but she To argue or to repartee ? She made it plain that human passion Was order'd by predestination; That if weak women went astray, Their stars were more in fault than they.
Seite 8 - Skinner's eyes was insensible to the little imperfections of the domicile of his beloved. After waiting a considerable time, during which there occurred many whisperings and hasty shuttings and openings of the door of the adjoining room, to which, as it turned out, Mrs. Fuggleston had retired on the first alarm of company " to put on her things," and in which she now was actually engaged in decorating her person for conquest, by slipping on a smart pelisse over the less presentable parts of her drapery,...

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