Comentarios de usuarios - Escribir una reseña
No hemos encontrado ninguna reseña en los sitios habituales.
Otras ediciones - Ver todo
answer believe bishop called coming court dean dear desired dined dined to-day Dingley dinner drink Dublin duke eight expect faith fear five Ford four gave give goes gone half hand Harley head hear heard hope hour hundred Ireland John keep Lady late leave letter Lewis live lodgings London look lord treasurer madam MD's ministry months morning morrow never night passed Patrick poor pounds pray present Presto pretty Prior promised queen rise rogue secretary sent shillings side sirrahs soon staid stay Stella Sterne suppose talk tell thing thought till to-day to-morrow told took town turned walk Walls weather week Wexford Windsor wine wish writ write written yesterday young
Página 202 - tis often very pretty. Yesterday it was made of a noble hint I gave him long ago for his Tatlers, about an Indian supposed to write his travels into England. I repent he ever had it. I intended to have written a book on that subject. I believe he has spent it all in one paper, and all the under hints there are mine too ; but I never see him or Addison.
Página 336 - ... 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. His only fault is talking to his friends in way of complaint of too great a load of business, which looks a little like affectation ; and he endeavours too much to mix the fine gentleman, and man of pleasure, with the man of business. What truth and sincerity he may have I know not...
Página 23 - They may talk of the you know what ,- * but, gad, if it had not been for that, I should never have been able to get the access I have had ; and if that helps me to succeed, then that same thing will be serviceable to the church.
Página 117 - I called at the coffeehouse, where I had not been in a week, and talked coldly a while with Mr. Addison ; all our friendship and dearness are off : we are civil acquaintance, talk words of course, of when we shall meet, and that's all.
Página 219 - Mr Secretary told me the Duke of Buckingham had been talking to him much about me, and desired my acquaintance. I answered, It could not be : for he had not made sufficient advances. Then the Duke of Shrewsbury said, he thought that Duke was not used to make advances. I said, I could not help that; for I always expected advances in proportion to men's quality, and more from a Duke than other men. * The Duke replied, that he did not mean any thing of his quality ; which was handsomely said enough...
Página 28 - The Tories carry it among the new members six to one. Mr. Addison's election has passed easy and undisputed, and I believe, if he had a mind to be king, he would hardly be refused.
Página 309 - ... with France, and very much to the honour and advantage of England ; and the Queen is in mighty good humour. All this news is a mighty secret ; the people in general know that a peace is forwarding. The Earl of Strafford is...
Página 49 - I mend: but methinks when I write plain, I do not know how, but we are not alone, all the world can see us. A bad scrawl is so snug, it looks like a PMD*.