Tom Jones, Volume 2


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Poor Tom, he’s a pleasant tempered and handsome fellow, but he’s just not able to say no, especially not to the young women who fancy him, or to the not so young women who fancy him. This gets him ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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took forever; very funny, the plot is a 100-year clock of precision & interlocking, yet seldom contrived, coincidence Ler crítica na íntegra

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Página 33 - Even such a man, so faint, so spiritless, So dull, so dead in look, so woe-begone, Drew Priam's curtain in the dead of night...
Página 252 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The genius, and the mortal instruments, Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Página 45 - Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls : Who steals my purse, steals trash ; 'tis something, nothing ; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands : But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed, Oth.
Página 314 - Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, "why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as ne did.
Página 59 - I made no doubt but that his designs were strictly honourable, as the phrase is ; that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage. My aunt was, I conceived, neither young enough, nor handsome enough, to attract much wicked inclination ; but she had matrimonial charms in great abundance. I was the more confirmed in this opinion from the extraordinary respect which he showed to myself, from the first moment of our acquaintance.
Página 151 - Foretel me that some tender maid, whose grandmother is yet unborn, hereafter, when, under the fictitious name of Sophia, she reads the real worth which once existed in my Charlotte, shall from her sympathetic breast send forth the heaving sigh. Do thou teach me not only to foresee, but to enjoy, nay, even to feed on future praise. Comfort me by...
Página 312 - Partridge gave that credit to Mr. Garrick which he had denied to Jones, and fell into so violent a trembling that his knees knocked against each other. Jones asked him what was the matter, and whether he was afraid of the warrior upon the stage?
Página 153 - From thee only can the manners of mankind be known ; to which the recluse pedant, however great his parts, or extensive his learning may be, hath ever been a stranger.
Página 312 - Whatever happens it is good enough for you. — Follow you ? — I'd follow the devil as soon. Nay, perhaps, it is the devil ; for they say he can put on what likeness he pleases. Oh ! here he is again. — No farther ! No, you have gone far enough already ; farther than I'd gone for all the king's dominions.
Página 313 - Partridge sat in fearful expectation of this ; and now, when the ghost made his next appearance, Partridge cried out, ' There, Sir, now ; what say you now ? is he ' frightened now or no. ? As much frightened as you ' think me, and, to be sure, nobody can help some fears. ' I would not be in so bad a condition as what's his name, ' Squire Hamlet, is there, for all the world.

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