Cecil, Or, The Adventures of a Coxcomb: A Novel ...

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Page 295 - Convey'd the' informer out of sight, And went to entertain the Knight ; With whom encountering, after longees Of humble and submissive congees, And all due ceremonies paid, He strok'd his beard, and thus he said : ' Madam, I do, as is my duty, Honour the shadow of your shoe-tie...
Page 122 - ... formis. 825 sed quia finem aliquam pariendi debet habere, destitit, ut mulier spatio defessa vetusto. mutat enim mundi naturam totius aetas ex alioque alius status excipere omnia debet, nee manet ulla sui similis res : omnia migrant, 830 omnia commutat natura et vertere cogit.
Page 220 - I wonder how the deuce any body could make such a world ; for what purpose dandies, for instance, were ordained — and kings — and fellows of colleges — and women of
Page 229 - WHEN we two parted . In silence and tears, Half broken-hearted, To sever for years, Pale grew thy cheek and cold, Colder thy kiss ; Truly that hour foretold Sorrow to this. The dew of the morning Sunk chill on my brow — It felt like the warning Of what I feel now. Thy vows are all broken, And light is thy fame ; I hear thy name spoken, And share in its shame. They name thee before me, A knell...
Page 167 - Li veggio d'ogne parte farsi presta ciascun' ombra e basciarsi una con una sanza restar, contente a brieve festa; cosi per entro loro schiera bruna s'ammusa 1'una con 1'altra formica, forse a sp'iar lor via e lor fortuna.
Page 265 - To sojourn among strangers, every where (Go where he would, along the wildest track) Flinging a charm that shall not soon be lost, And leaving footsteps to be traced by those Who love the haunts of Genius; one who saw, Observed, nor shunned the busy scenes of life, But mingled not, and 'mid the din, the stir, Lived as a separate Spirit.
Page 269 - Cis, my boy !—what on earth have you been doing with yourself ?—You look as if you had come out of the tombs."— I answered not the tauntings of their levity.
Page 185 - ... Savoyards by their proprietors) with a monkey or cage of white mice, — sent forth to dance and sing for the captivation of passengers,—and threatened with punishment if they return at night unsuccessful from their campaign. — For my part, I never blame them when I see them capering and showing-off their little monkey-tricks for conquest. The fault is none of theirs. It is part of an erroneous system.

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