Tales and Novels, Томове 7–8

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Harper & Brothers, 1839

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Страница 6 - For her own breakfast she'll project a scheme, Nor take her tea without a stratagem ; Presides o'er trifles with a serious face ; Important by.
Страница 125 - As his estate, his person too was free : Him no soft thoughts, no gratitude could move; To gold he fled from beauty and from love...
Страница 76 - ... foolish hath the better plea ; Nature's true idiot I prefer to thee. Why that soft languish ? Why that drawling tone ? , Art sick, art sleepy ? Get thee hence : begone. I laugh at all thy pretty baby tears, Those flutt'rings, faintings, and unreal fears.
Страница 18 - WILL you hear a Spanish lady, How she woo'd an English man ? Garments gay, as rich as may be, Deck'd with jewels had she on; Of a comely countenance and grace was she ; And by birth and parentage of high degree. As his prisoner there he kept her, In his hands her life did lie ; Cupid's bands did tie her faster, By the liking of...
Страница 76 - Why, Affectation, why this mock grimace? Go, silly thing, and hide that simp'ring face. Thy lisping prattle, and thy mincing gait, All thy false mimic fooleries I hate; For thou art Folly's counterfeit, and she Who is right foolish hath the better plea; Nature's true idiot I prefer to thee.