Phantasmagoria of Fun, Tom 2

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R. Bentley, 1843

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Strona 271 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up and call her blessed, her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Strona 160 - Priami cantabo et nobile bellum. ' quid dignum tanto feret hic promissor hiatu ? parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. quanto rectius hic qui nil molitur inepte : 140 ' die mihi, Musa, virum, captae post tempora Troiae qui mores hominum multorum vidit et urbes.
Strona 285 - I'll tell you who time ambles withal, who time trots withal, who time gallops withal, and who he stands still withal.
Strona 186 - PERSICOS odi, Puer, apparatus : Displicent nexae Philyra coronae : Mitte sectari, Rosa quo locorum Sera moretur. Simplici myrto Nihil allabores Sedulus, euro: Neque te ministrum Dedecet myrtus, Neque me sub arctsl Vite bibentem.
Strona 267 - I'LL sing you a song : The days are long, The woodcock and the sparrow : The little dog has burnt his tail, And he must be hang'd to-morrow.
Strona 254 - LAW — is, like an eel-trap, very easy to get into, but very difficult to get out of. LAW — is like a razor, which requires a " strong back," keenness, and an excellent temper.
Strona 167 - OLD King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ; And he called for his pipe, And he called for his glass, And he called for his fiddlers three. And every fiddler, he had a fine fiddle, And a very fine fiddle had he ; " Tweedle dee, tweedle dee,
Strona 256 - Marriage is evidently the dictate of nature ; men and women are made to be companions of each other, and therefore I cannot be persuaded but that marriage is one of the means of happiness.
Strona 232 - metallic tractors," or rather subtracters, appear always quite " at home," they are invariably " found out" when their too easy friends " make a call upon them." The lenders, of course, are numerous, or it would be impossible for the borrowers to live ; and, notwithstanding the vocation requires the utmost circumspection, is fraught with danger, and bristling with the thorns of anxiety, it is well known that most of these pecuniary...
Strona 155 - The high bred get the loaves, and raise the price o' bread (which is the reason they're called high bred) ; and ve, poor devils ! can scarcely get brown bread, thof ve're better bred nor them adulterated fellows, vot have a precious sight o' " chaff" in their compositions ! ' The next reform I vould purpose is this 'ere, that all the public houses should be free ; that is, that every Englishman should call for vot he liked, and no reckoning ; so that there might be twenty public houses in vun street,...

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