The witching time of night, nocturnal humours on a variety of social topics [by Somniator Oneiropolis].

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Página 167 - 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.
Página 122 - With bated breath, and whispering humbleness, Say this: — "Fair sir, you spit on me on Wednesday last; You spurned me such a day ; another time You called me dog; and for these courtesies I'll lend you thus much moneys ?
Página 121 - I hate him for he is a Christian ; But more for that in low simplicity He lends out money gratis, and brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice. If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. He hates our sacred nation, and he rails, Even there where merchants most do congregate, On me, my bargains, and my well-won thrift, Which he calls interest.
Página 12 - Why, look you now, how unworthy a thing you make of me! You would play upon me; you would seem to know my stops; you would pluck out the heart of my mystery; you would sound me from my lowest...
Página 137 - Nay, do not think I flatter ; For what advancement may I hope from thee, That no revenue hast but thy good spirits, To feed and clothe thee ? Why should the poor be flatter'd ? No, let the candied tongue lick absurd pomp, And crook the pregnant hinges of the knee Where thrift may follow fawning.
Página 67 - I'll fix you all myself. Let's have no laughing now on any provocation. Look yonder, — that hale, welllooking puppy ! You ungrateful scoundrel, did not I pity you, take you out of a great man's service, and show you the pleasure of receiving wages ? Did not I give you ten, then fifteen and twenty shillings a, week to be sorrowful ! — and the more I give, you, I think the gladder you are .'" 1
Página 181 - Some praise at morning what they blame at night, But always think the last opinion right.
Página 181 - Ask them the cause ; they're wiser still they say ; And still to-morrow's wiser than to-day. We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow ; Our wiser sons no doubt will think us so. Once school-divines this zealous isle o'erspread ; Who knew most sentences was deepest read.
Página 45 - And mountains levelled in his furious race; So first rebellion founded was in grace. But since the mighty ravage which he made In German forests, had his guilt betrayed, With broken tusks, and with a borrowed name, He shunned the vengeance, and concealed the shame; So lurked in sects unseen. With greater guile False Reynard...

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