From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 6 - re out of hopes of flying, Will run away from death, by dying ; '.'.« Or turn again to stand it out, And those they fled, like lions, rout. This...
Page 17 - For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. Hence timely running's no mean part Of conduct, in the martial art...
Page 38 - Is sillier than a sottish chouse, Who, when a thief has robb'd his house, Applies himself to cunning men, To help him to his goods again ; When all he can expect to gain, Is but to squander more in vain : And yet I have no other way, But is as difficult to play.
Page 49 - I'd give More than I'll say, or you believe." II est, dit-il, de par le monde Un Sidrophel, que Dieu confonde, Que j'ai rosse des mieux. " Fort bien " — Et maintenant il dit, le chien, Qu'il m'a battu. —
Page 142 - Next him his son and heir apparent Succeeded, though a lame vicegerent ; Who first laid by the parliament, The only crutch on which he leant ; And then sunk underneath the state That rode him above horseman's weight.
Page 53 - Je vous en fais mon compliment $ Je voudrois pour bien de l'argent , Et plus que vous ne fçauriez croire, Qu'il m'arrivât pareille hiftoire. Si grand train je la menerois , Ainfi que fa bourfe , & ferois Que cette Dame refolue Seroit ma femme, ou bien pendue. . Car mariage...
Page 72 - For what can earth produce, but love, To reprefent the joys above ? Or who, but lovers can converfe, Like angels, by the...
Page 112 - Paradise were e'er so fair, It was not kept so without care. The whole world, without art and dress, Would be but one great wilderness ; And mankind but a savage herd, For all that Nature has conferr'd ; This does but rough-hew and design, Leaves Art to polish and refine.
Page 247 - All public actions, though our own ; The least miscarriage aggravate, And charge it all upon the State ; Express the horrid'st detestation, And pity the distracted nation ; Tell stories scandalous and false, I' th' proper language of cabals, Where all a subtle statesman says, Is half in words, and half in face ; (As Spaniards talk in dialogues Of heads and shoulders, nods and shrugs) Intrust it under solemn vows Of Mum, and Silence, and the Rose, To be retail'd again in whispers, For the
Page 14 - Devils then t foot one , quoth he ., but Carnal Men , A little worfe than fiends in Hell , And that She-Devil , Jezabel : That laugh' d and tee-he' d with Derifion, To fee them take your Depofition.

Bibliographic information