An Apology for the Life of George Anne Bellamy: Late of Covent-Garden Theatre. Written by Herself. To which is Annexed, Her Original Letter to John Calcraft, ... The Third Edition. In Five Volumes. ... (Google eBook)

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Page 76 - The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils ; The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted.
Page 69 - That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please. Give me that man That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart, As I do thee.
Page 69 - Hath seal'd thee for herself: for thou hast been As one, in suffering all, that suffers nothing; A man that fortune's buffets and rewards Hast ta'en with equal thanks : and blest are those Whose blood and judgment are so well commingled That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please.
Page 65 - ... year, sometimes oftener, and sets a number of prisoners free. And he not only does this, but he gives them sufficient to support themselves and their families till they can find employment. This," continued the man, " is one of his extraordinary visits.
Page 66 - Lordfhip would not- fuffer me to. enter the. gate, left the noifomenefs of the place fhould prove difagreeable to me; but he ordered the coachman to drive to the George Inn in the Borough, where a dinner was ordered for the happy wretches he was about to liberate.
Page 64 - ... man. On his expressing an inclination for this purpose, Major Vaughan and another gentleman undertook to watch his lordship's motions. They accordingly set out ; and observing him to go to St. George's Fields, they followed him at a distance, till they lost sight of...
Page 67 - And — drop not, thoufelfifh tear /—my amiable young friend was removed to thofe realms, where alone his expanded heart could find its benevolent propenfities indulged and rewarded. By the death of this valuable young nobleman, the poor were deprived of a generous benefactor, his acquaintance of a defirable companion, and the community of one of its brighteft ornaments. But to no one was his lofs more grievous than to Major Vaughan, Faugbari, to whom he was an unknown patron.
Page 78 - HAIL ye small sweet courtesies of life, for smooth do ye make the road of it! like grace and beauty which beget inclinations to love at first sight : 'tis ye who open this door and let the stranger in.
Page 105 - ... together with the anxiety naturally attendant on appearing in, a new character, made me anfwer that good man with a petulance, which afterwards gave me uneafinels.