London characters; or, Anecdotes, fashions, and customs, of the present century, Том 1

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Страница 62 - How oft, when press'd to marriage, have I said, Curse on all laws but those which love has made! Love, free as air, at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies...
Страница 229 - I pray you, in your letters, When you shall these unlucky deeds relate, Speak of me as I am ; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice...
Страница 276 - Come per acqua o per cristallo intero trapassa il raggio, e no '1 divide o parte, per entro il chiuso manto osa il pensiero sì penetrar ne la vietata parte. Ivi si spazia, ivi contempla il vero di tante meraviglie a parte a parte; poscia al desio le narra e le descrive, e ne fa le sue fiamme in lui più vive. 33 Lodata passa e vagheggiata Armida fra le cupide turbe, e se n'avede. No '1 mostra già, benché in suo cor ne rida, e ne disegni alte vittorie e prede.
Страница 81 - And, through the parting robe, th' alternate breast, With youth wild-throbbing, on thy lawless gaze In full luxuriance rose. But, desperate youth, How durst thou risk the soul-distracting view ; As from her naked limbs, of glowing white, Harmonious swell'd by Nature's finest hand, In folds loose-floating fell the fainter lawn ; And...
Страница vii - Thompson at the hotel, with respect returns his grateful thanks to the nobility gentry, and the public in general, for the...