Pamela's conduct in high life: Publish'd from her original papers. To which are prefix'd, several curious letters written to the editor on the subject (Google eBook)

Front Cover
printed for Ward and Chandler; John Wood and Charles Woodward; and Thomas Waller, 1741 - 312 pages
1 Review
  

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Very useful, this, as it is one of the major reactions to Richardson's first two "Pamela" volumes. But where is vol. 2 of Kelly? And could we please get an edition in which the second to last page of vol. 1 does not miss a part?
Many thanks
Hannes

Selected pages

Contents

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 51 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine.
Page 111 - Lord my God, thou art become exceeding glorious; Thou art clothed with majesty and honour. Thou deckest thyself with light as it were with a garment; And spreadest out the heavens like a curtain. Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters, And maketh the clouds his chariot, And walketh upon the wings of the wind.
Page 192 - He spent his early years in the navy, and at the conclusion of the war with France he devoted himself to the study of the law, and was called to the bar in 1825. As a lawyer he was almost entirely employed in peerage cases before the House of Lords. He compiled a History of the Battle of Agincourt...
Page 45 - ... that the disobliging person is of kin to me, our minds being both extracted from the Deity; since no man can do me a real injury because no man can force me to misbehave myself; I cannot therefore hate or be angry with one of my own nature and family. For we are all made for mutual assistance, no less than the parts of the body are for the service of the whole; whence it follows that clashing and opposition are utterly unnatural.
Page xiii - I just remember I got into the room; for I knew nothing further of the matter till afterwards ; for I fell into a fit with my terror, and there I lay, till he, as I suppose, looking through the key-hole, 'spyed me upon the floor, stretched out at length, on my face; and then he called Mrs.
Page 92 - ... distinguish itself by a great contempt of the clergy, than which, I think, nothing can be a greater evidence of the decayed state of religion among us. This barbarous and unchristian practice, setting all particular reasons aside, can be resolved into nothing so surely, as into that great looseness of principles and corruption of morals, which have too much infected all ranks and orders of men ; for though it may pass for a current maxim among some, that priests of all religions are the same...
Page 279 - Reflections upon the Conduct: of the prefent Fathers of the Church, in regard to the firft Perfonages of the Realm, as a Juftifi, cation ef his Coldnefs on this fcore.
Page 127 - Jonathan anfwer'd, much good do her fweet Heart an it were a Hogfhead. What Time Mr. B- i ii i came to Bed I know not, for I never heard him. -Saturday we faw nobody, and nothing pafs'd worth fending you an Account, except my drinking a whole Bottle of Burgundy at Dinner, and two at Supper to my own Share, without finding any Alteration by this large Quantity of ftrong Wine.
Page 278 - I have hinted your Cafe to Mr. Peters, the " Minifter of this Parifh ; but I am concerned to " fay, that he imputed felfifh Views to me, as if I would make an Intereft in your Affections, c by my Zeal. And when I reprefented the Du" ties of our Function, and the like, and pro...
Page 107 - Hamper out of the Boot of Blunt's Coach, fpread about a Dozen Sheets of Whited-Brown Paper, gave every one of us a Sheet for a Napkin, with a Slice off a large Loaf for a Plate...

Bibliographic information