The Weekly entertainer; or agreeable and instructive repository. [Continued as] The Weekly entertainer; and west of England miscellany, Volumes 3-4

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Página 198 - Puss was tamed by gentle usage ; Tiney was not to be tamed at all ; and Bess had a courage and confidence that made him tame from the beginning.
Página 412 - The bell strikes One. We take no note of time But from its loss : to give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours. Where are they? With the years beyond the flood.
Página 318 - As when the moon, refulgent lamp of night, O'er Heaven's clear azure spreads her sacred light, When not a breath disturbs the deep serene, And not a cloud o'ercasts the solemn scene ; Around her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumber'd gild the glowing pole, O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every mountain's head...
Página 220 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Página 359 - Then ventured to give him some sober advice — But Tom is a person of honour so nice, Too wise to take counsel, too proud to take warning, That he sent to all three...
Página 329 - ... he knew, that by delaying his return to a warmer climate, he was giving up the only chance that remained for his recovery, yet, careful and jealous to the last degree that a regard to his own situation should never bias his judgment to the prejudice of the service, he persevered in the search of a passage till it was the opinion of every officer in both ships that it was impracticable, and that any farther attempts would not only be fruitless but dangerous.
Página 155 - But, if it was true, the belief that it was so, and the consequent impatience to be married, is the most effectual way to prevent it. You must not think from this, that I do not wish you to marry. On the contrary...
Página 250 - SomeSometimes, indeed, there is a fort of whim or affectation of fingularity, in the manner of conferring her favours, that looks as if the defire of being fpoken of, fully as much as the defire of doing good, was the fountain from which they flow. For example — A young officer, who attended the court* fell in love, as was natural, with a young lady.
Página 416 - This instrument is called naffa; and with the chink turned toward them, they sit and beat strongly upon it with two cylindrical pieces of hard wood about a foot long, and as thick as the wrist ; by which means they produce a rude, though loud and powerful sound. They vary the strength and rate of their beating at different parts of the dance ; and also change the tones by beating in the middle, or near the end of their drum. The first dance...
Página 240 - The heart that melts for others' woe, Shall then scarce feel its own. The wounds which now each moment bleed, Each moment then shall close; And tranquil days shall still succeed To nights of calm repose.

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