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Page 418 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The Genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council ; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Page 442 - dost thou take to be such a coward here besides thyself?" "Nay, you may call me coward if you will, but if that little man there upon the stage is not frightened, I never saw any man frightened in my life.
Page 443 - He the best player!" cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, "why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene, as...
Page 142 - Allworthy himself presented, — a human being replete with benevolence, meditating in what manner he might render himself most acceptable to his Creator, by doing most good to his creatures.
Page xv - His happy constitution (even when he had, with great pains, half demolished it) made him forget everything when he was before a venison pasty, or over a flask of champagne ; and I am persuaded he has known more happy moments than any prince upon earth.
Page 443 - that the place is haunted. But I never saw in my life a worse grave-digger. I had a sexton, when I was clerk, that should have dug three graves while he is digging one. The fellow handles a spade as if it was the first time he had ever had one in his hand. — Ay, ay, you may sing. You had rather sing than work, I believe.
Page 442 - that he was really frightened ? ' ' Nay, sir,' said Partridge, ' did not you yourself observe afterwards, when he found it was his own father's spirit, and how he was murdered in the garden, how his fear forsook him by degrees, and he was struck dumb with sorrow, as it were, just as I should have been, had it been my own case — But hush ! 0 la ! What noise is that ? There he is again.
Page 442 - To which Partridge replied with a smile, ' Persuade me to that, sir, if you can. Though I can't say I ever actually saw a ghost in my life, yet I am certain I should know one, if I saw him, better than that comes to. No, no, sir, ghosts don't appear in such dresses as that, ne1ther.
Page xxviii - To think those greater who're above us ; Another instance of my glory, Who live above you, twice two story, And from my garret can look down On the whole street of Arlington. Greatness by poets still is painted With many followers acquainted : This, too, doth in my favour speak ; Your levee is but twice a week ; From mine I can exclude but one day, — My door is quiet on a Sunday.