Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

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H. Colburn, 1825 - 380 páginas

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Página 199 - Looking tranquillity ! it strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart.
Página 292 - I have great hope in that: for in her youth There is a prone and speechless dialect Such as moves men; beside, she hath prosperous art When she will play with reason and discourse, And well she can persuade.
Página 5 - Truly, shepherd, in respect of itself, it is a good life ; but in respect that it is a shepherd's life, it is naught. In respect that it is solitary, I like it very well ; but in respect that it is private, it is a very vile life. Now, in respect it is in the fields, it pleaseth me well ; but in respect it is not in the court, it is tedious.
Página 91 - She, while her lover pants upon her breast, Can mark the figures on an Indian chest : And when she sees her friend in deep despair, Observes how much a chintz exceeds mohair.
Página 104 - And worthy seem'd ; for in their looks divine The image of their glorious Maker shone, Truth, wisdom, sanctitude severe and pure (Severe, but in true filial freedom placed), Whence true authority in men ; though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seem'd ; For contemplation he, and valour, form'd ; For softness she, and sweet attractive grace ; He for God only, she for God in him...
Página 222 - Tush, say they, how should God perceive it? is there knowledge in the Most High ? 12 Lo, these are the ungodly: these prosper in the world ; and these have riches in possession : and I said, Then have I cleansed my heart in vain, and washed mine hands in innocency.
Página 219 - Being; and this comparison is naturally introduced by all acts of joint worship. If ever the poor man holds up his head, it is at Church, if ever the rich man views him with respect, it is there ; and both will be the better, and the public profited the oftener they meet in a situation, in which the consciousness of dignity in the one is tempered and mitigated, and the spirit of the other erected and confirmed.
Página 139 - But whate'er you are That in this desert inaccessible, Under the shade of melancholy boughs, Lose and neglect the creeping hours of time ; If ever you have look'd on better days, If ever been where bells have knoll'd to church.
Página 103 - as when a female supposes that eccentricity can do more than amuse. That it should attract or inspire that fondness, that devotion of heart, which alone is love — which forms at once the pride of woman and the happiness of man — might as well be expected from the tricks of a monkey." " I agree again," cried Evelyn. Georgina smiled, and felt all the force of the sentiment, but was too much pleased to interrupt him. He went on — " It may perhaps be want of gallantry, to talk to you so much of...
Página 91 - With every pleasing, every prudent part, Say, what can Chloe want?' — She wants a heart. She speaks, behaves, and acts just as she ought; But never, never, reached one gen'rous thought.

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