The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq: With an Essay on His Life and Genius, Volume 9

Bickers and son, 1871

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Página 424 - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
Página 422 - But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men : for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in. Woe unto you, scribes, Pharisees, hypocrites. For ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer : therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Página 425 - Moses' seat: all things therefore whatsoever they bid you, these do and observe: but do not ye after their works ; for they say, and do not. Yea, they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with their finger.
Página 410 - Good-nature is that benevolent and amiable temper of mind, which disposes us to feel the misfortunes, and enjoy the happiness of others; and, consequently, pushes us on to promote the latter, and prevent the former; and that without any abstract contemplation on the beauty of virtue, and without the allurements or terrors-.., of religion.
Página 344 - Booth was in such confusion that he scarce made any answer, and now appeared the justice and his clerk, and immediately afterward the constable with his prisoner, the bailiff, and as many more as could possibly crowd upstairs.
Página 260 - Do you not know, doctor, that this is as corrupt ' a nation as ever existed under the sun ? And would ' you think of governing such a people by the strict ' principles of honesty and morality...
Página 406 - ... and lastly, in persons, who, from the same education, &c., might be thought to have directed nature the same way ; yet, among all these, there subsists, as I have before hinted, so manifest and extreme a difference of inclination or character, that almost obliges us, I think, to acknowledge some unacquired, original distinction, in the nature or soul of one man, from that of another.
Página 368 - I mean the art of pleasing, or contributing as much as possible to the ease and happiness of those with whom you converse.
Página 213 - Awed by no shame, by no respect controll'd, In scandal busy, in reproaches bold: With witty malice studious to defame, Scorn all his joy, and laughter all his aim:— But chief he gloried with licentious style To lash the great, and monarchs to revile.
Página 174 - The extreme beauty and elegance of this place is well known to almost every one of my readers ; and happy is it for me that it is so, since to give an adequate idea of it would exceed my power of description.

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