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Page 286 - Disdar-aga led to no unseemly consequence, marries his quondam mistress for good and all, and carries her to Russia " a country congenial by its climate to her delicate constitution and luxurious habits; and by its character, to her tender, sensitive and fanciful disposition !" iv. p. 286. Such is the story, which may be dismissed as merely foolish ; but the sentiments and language must not escape quite so easily. The latter is an inflated jargon, composed of terms picked up in all countries, and...
Page 60 - Oh 1 for ever distant from the soul of genius, from the heart of feeling, be that cold philosophy, which endeavours to lessen thy influence on the affections...
Page 45 - A long train of woe succeeds. Her father is stripped of his property, and thrown into a dungeon ; from which he is delivered by the Janissary on duty, (the prying lover of Ida) who, without making himself known, assists them to quit the country, and embark for England. ' They launch into the Archipelago, that interesting sea, so precious to the soul of genius ;
Page 226 - There is, perhaps, no pang so acute, no sentiment so humiliating, to the heart of woman, as the consciousness of awakening distrust, when she most deserved to have inspired confidence.
Page 111 - ... number; other ties may be replaced, other affections may be restored, but when death breaks the bond of filial love, nature, honoring the most sacred of her feelings, forbids a sentiment less pure, less strong succeeding to it; and though the tear which sorrow sheds upon the parent's grave may be dried by time, the loss which bids that tear to flow can never be replaced by human tenderness or human power. Time, they say, lessens grief. Yes, its constancy, not its intensity ; it may give us even...
Page 232 - England, whom the russian ambassador had presented in society, and who was celebrated for his military abilities on the continent, for the grace and dignity of his manners, for the unrivalled beauty of his person, and for being high on the list of favouritism with Catharine the great.