Melincourt: Or, Sir Oran Haut-ton (Google eBook)

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Macmillan and Company, 1896 - 325 pages
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Page 93 - Two are better than one ; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.
Page 41 - ... factor, to whose care and credit he may commit the whole managing of his religious affairs ; some divine of note and estimation that must be. To him he adheres ; resigns the whole warehouse of his religion, with all the locks and keys into his custody; and indeed makes the very person of that man his religion ; esteems his associating with him a sufficient evidence and commendatory of his own piety.
Page 40 - There is not any burden that some would gladlier post off to another than the charge and care of their religion. There be, who knows not that there be ? of protestants and professors who live and die in as arrant an implicit faith as any lay papist of Loretto.
Page 291 - We shall exult, if they who rule the land Be men who hold its many blessings dear, Wise, upright, valiant ; not a servile band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear And honour which they do not understand.
Page 163 - CONDITIONS OF SALE. I. The highest bidder to be the buyer; and if any dispute arise between bidders, the lot so disputed shall be immediately put up again, provided the auctioneer cannot decide the said dispute.
Page 191 - But he that will mould a modern bishop into a primitive must yield him to be elected by the popular voice, undiocesed, unrevenued, unlorded ; and leave him nothing but brotherly equality, matchless temperance, frequent fasting, incessant prayer and preaching, continual watchings and labours in his ministry.
Page 85 - Statutes in that case made and provided, and against the peace of our Sovereign Lord the King, his crown, and dignity.
Page 93 - There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
Page 41 - ... and goes and comes near him, according as that good man frequents the house. He entertains him, gives him gifts, feasts him, lodges him ; his religion comes home at night, prays, is liberally supped, and sumptuously laid to sleep, rises, is saluted, and after the malmsey, or some well-spiced...
Page 325 - Like Apollo ; tell me, sweetest, What new service now is meetest For the Satyr ? Shall I stray In the middle air, and stay The sailing rack, or nimbly take Hold by the moon, and gently make Suit to the pale queen of night...

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"Melincourt" by Thomas Love Peacock
Melincourt by Thomas Love Peacock, Romantic Literature, TL Peacock, Peacock, Thomas Love.
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JSTOR: Peacock's Melincourt and the Politics of Poe's "The Sphinx"
In chapter 39 of Thomas Love Peacock's Melincourt (1817) there occurs a debate on the influence of democracy on mankind; what is particularly significant ...
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NEW COLERIDGE SOURCE FOR PEACOCK'S MELINCOURT
NEW COLERIDGE SOURCE FOR PEACOCK'S MELINCOURT. JAMES MULVTHILL notesj 32:33, 344-345, © Oxford University Press, 2003.
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Internet Archive: Details: Melincourt; or, Sir Oran Haut-ton ...
Title, Melincourt; or, Sir Oran Haut-ton. Illustrated by fh Townsend; with an introd. by George Saintsbury. Creator, Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866 ...
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Literary Encyclopedia: Nightmare Abbey
His previous novel, Melincourt (1817), also bears the name of a country house ... Moreover, Melincourt is the most politically engaged of Peacock’s novels, ...
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Thomas Love Peacock: Biography and Much More from Answers.com
Melincourt has a more integrated plot, centering on the wooing of a wealthy heiress. .... Melincourt was published at this time; and Nightmare Abbey and ...
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In praise of disputation, and drink | News | guardian.co.uk Books
The sections of Melincourt which feature the orang-utan are liberally annotated with the observations of zoologists. But you don't have to read them unless ...
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Citations de Thomas Love Peacock - Ses 2 citations - Dicocitations ™
Citations de Thomas Love Peacock. 2 citations de Thomas Love Peacock. Le meilleur des citations de Thomas Love Peacock issues de livres , ouvrages , paroles ...
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The French Translation of Peacock's Melincourt
PEACOCK, tl ; Melincourt ; Traduction française ; France (Littérature) ; Traduction de l'anglais, Peacock, tl ; Angleterre (Littérature) ; Traduction en ...
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Thomas Love Peacock - EVENE
Thomas Love Peacock , Peacock Thomas Love - Poète satirique et romancier britannique. Découvrez la biographie de Thomas Love Peacock, ainsi que des ...
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