The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 129

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Henry Colburn, 1863

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Page 179 - The dancing pair that simply sought renown, By holding out, to tire each other down...
Page 59 - If ever I should wish for a retreat, whither I might steal from the world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley.
Page 275 - We shall then have light without a candle, and perpetual day without the sun ; for the "city has no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it ; for the glory of God lightens it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
Page 308 - I find the Duke of Albemarle at dinner with sorry company, some of his officers of the Army: dirty dishes and a nasty wife at table, and bad meat, of which I made but an ill dinner.
Page 157 - That never set a squadron in the field, Nor the division of a battle knows More than a spinster...
Page 312 - But the contest without a piano was like the play of Hamlet with the part of Hamlet left out.
Page 153 - Though he, that has but impudence, To all things has a fair pretence ; And, put among his wants but shame, To all the world may lay his claim...
Page 59 - IN the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expansion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappan Zee, and where they always prudently shortened sail, and implored the protection of St.
Page 302 - Will you not allow, Sir, that he draws very natural pictures of human life?" JOHNSON : " Why, Sir, it is of very low life. Richardson used to say, that had he not known who Fielding was, he should have believed he was an ostler.
Page 159 - Leave wringing of your hands. Peace ! Sit you down, And let me wring your heart; for so I shall, If it be made of penetrable stuff, If damned custom have not braz'd it so That it is proof and bulwark against sense.

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