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Pàgina 229 - I think Mr. St. John the greatest young man I ever knew ; wit, capacity, beauty, quickness of apprehension, good learning, and an excellent taste ; the best orator in the house of commons, admirable conversation, good nature, and good manners ; generous, and a despiser of money.
Pàgina 139 - Don't you remember how I used to be in pain when Sir William Temple would look cold and out of humour for three or four days, and I used to suspect a hundred reasons. I have plucked up my spirit since then, faith ; he spoiled a fine gentleman.
Pàgina 242 - I was to see a poor poet, one Mr Diaper, in a nasty garret, very sick. I gave him twenty guineas from Lord Bolingbroke, and disposed the other sixty to two other authors...
Pàgina 313 - I am so stupid and confounded, that I cannot express the mortification I am under both in body and mind. All I caB say is, that I am not in torture; but I daily and hourly expect it. Pray let me know how your health is, and your family. I hardly understand one word I write. I am sure my days will be very few; few and miserable they must be.
Pàgina 314 - tis his will : Let but the commons hear this testament, (Which, pardon me, I do not mean to read) And they would go and kiss dead Caesar's wounds, And dip their napkins in his sacred blood ; Yea, beg a hair of him for memory, And, dying, mention it within their wills, Bequeathing it, as a rich legacy, Unto their issue.
Pàgina 209 - I take nothing ill of him but his not giving me timely notice, as he promised to do, if he found the Queen would do nothing for me.
Pàgina 267 - ... author's design was to bring in the Pretender; although there was not a single syllable of party in the whole treatise, and although it was known that the most eminent of those who professed his own principles, publicly disallowed his proceedings.
Pàgina 136 - MD's letter ? one of these oddcome-shortlies. This is a week old, you see, and no farther yet. Mr Harley desired I would dine with him again today ; but I refused him, for I fell out with him yesterday, and will not see him again till he makes me amends ; and so I go to bed.