Gurney Married: A Sequel to Gilbert Burney, Band 2

Lea & Blanchard, 1839

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Seite 153 - Long, long be my heart with such memories fill'd ! Like the vase, in which roses have once been distill'd — You may break, you may shatter the vase, if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Seite 172 - ... from the fair, fixes and determines us. Friendship, on the contrary, is a long time in forming, it is of slow growth, through many trials and months of familiarity. How much wit, good nature, indulgences, how many good offices and civilities are required among friends to accomplish in some years, what a lovely face, or a fine hand does in a minute ? — Bruyere.
Seite 157 - Figure, I own, at first may give offence, And harshly strike the eye's too curious sense; But when perfections of the mind break forth, Humour's chaste sallies, judgment's solid worth; When the pure genuine flame by Nature taught, Springs into sense and every action's thought; Before such merit all objections fly — Pritchard's genteel, and Garrick's six feet high.
Seite 110 - I can do," said I. And I might have added, if I had spoken what I felt, that I was afraid to trust myself to speak to my old companions, or to any one else, about Christ.
Seite 153 - LIFE'S like a ship, in constant motion, Sometimes high, and sometimes low, Where every one must brave the ocean, Whatsoever wind may blow ; If...
Seite 31 - altogether and intirely out of this,' as my friend Colonel O'Plynn says, and who tells me that he has quitted the place in his military capacity — whether this be so or not, I do not pretend to say — but I do not think it likely he will show himself here again in a civil character.
Seite 59 - ... never come to any of your ears. You none of you guess, I believe, that the young scapegrace was off to Australia when his penitent fool of a guardian thought he had shut himself up somewhere, all in the dumps, because of their quarrel ? When we were good friends together, he told us all about it ; and if he had behaved as he ought to have done, I would never have said a word to any body on the subject — but he has provoked me, I won't deny it.

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