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Roberts Brothers, 1888 - Authors, English - 227 pages
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Page 25 - Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat, To persuade Tommy Townshend ' to lend him a vote ; Who, too deep for his hearers, still went on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining: Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit ; For a patriot, too cool; for a drudge, disobedient, And too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. In short 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, sir, To eat mutton cold, and...
Page 232 - On one occasion Mr. Charles Lloyd met them, slowly pacing together a little footpath in Hoxton fields, both weeping bitterly, and found on joining them, that they were taking their solemn way to the accustomed Asylum...
Page 134 - My work is yet in bits, But still in every part it fits ; Besides, you reason like a lout ; Why, man, that carpet's inside out." Says John, " Thou sayst the thing I mean, And now I hope to cure thy spleen ; This world, which clouds thy soul with doubt, Is but a carpet inside out. " As, when we view these shreds and ends, We know not what the whole intends ; So, when on earth things look but odd, They're working still some scheme of God.
Page 181 - A year or two afterward, she thanks him for his " two letters, so neat and free from blots. By this obvious improvement, you have entitled yourself to another book. You must go to Hatchard's and choose. I think we have nearly exhausted the epics. What say you to a little good prose ? Johnson's Hebrides, or Walton's Lives, unless you would like a neat edition of Cowper's Poems, or Paradise Lost, for your own eating ? In any case, choose something which you do not possess.
Page 16 - ... began to grow too small to gratify them: and how, with a bottle of water, a bed and a blanket, we set out to seek our fortunes: and how we found a great house with nothing in it, and how it was like to remain so till, looking into our knowledge-boxes, we happened to find a little...
Page 102 - I inquired of each if he could recommend me to a house; and said that I had a little plan which I hoped would secure their orchards from being robbed, their rabbits from being shot, their game from being stolen, and which might lower the poor-rates. If effect be the best proof of eloquence, then mine was a good speech, for I gained at length the hearty concurrence of the whole people, and their promise to discourage or favour the poor in proportion as they were attentive or negligent in sending their...
Page 62 - ... with their faults, he has the greatest tenderness for their persons. He told me the other day, he hated to hear people whine about metaphysical distresses, when there was so much want and hunger in the world. I told him I supposed then he never wept at any tragedy but "Jane Shore," who had died for want of a loaf. He called me a saucy girl, but did not deny the inference.
Page 161 - They have also a coarse way of expressing their religious sentiments, which often appears to be enthusiasm, when it is only vulgarity or quaintness. But I am persuaded your lordship will allow that this does not furnish a reason why the poor should be left destitute of religious instruction.
Page 32 - Miss Reynolds told the doctor of all our rapturous exclamations on the road. He shook his scientific head at Hannah, and said, " She was a silly thing" When our visit was ended he called for his hat, (as it rained) to attend us down a very long entry to our coach, and not Rasselas could have acquitted himself more en cavalier. We are engaged with him at Sir Joshua's, Wednesday evening.
Page 53 - I am shocked to hear you quote from so vicious a book. I am sorry to hear you have read it; a confession which no modest lady should ever make. I scarcely know a more corrupt work.

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Hannah More - lovetoknow 1911
HANNAH MORE (1745-1833), English religious writer, was born at Stapleton, near Bristol, on the 2nd of February 1745. She may be said to have made three ...
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Hannah More More, Hannah (1745-1833). One of the best-known polemicists of her day, Hannah More was born at Stapleton, near Bristol, and joined her.
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Memoirs of the life and correspondence of Mrs. Hannah More. 2 vols. 1834. 4 vols. 1838. ... Life of Hannah More, with notices of her sisters. 1838. ...
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