Yes and No: a Tale of the Day

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Carey, Lea & Carey, 1828
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Page 131 - Cheapside shall my palfrey go to grass: and when I am king, as king I will be,— ALL God save your majesty! CADE I thank you, good people: there shall be no money; all shall eat and drink on my score; and I will apparel them all in one livery, that they may agree like brothers and worship me their lord.
Page 89 - Round-hoofd, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad breast, full eye, small head, and nostril wide, High crest, short ears, straight legs and passing strong, Thin mane, thick tail, broad buttock, tender hide : Look, what a horse should have he did not lack, Save a proud rider on so proud a back.
Page 52 - Since his addiction was to courses vain, His companies unlettered, rude, and shallow, His hours filled up with riots, banquets, sports, And never noted in him any study, Any retirement, any sequestration From open haunts and popularity.
Page 67 - I tious author out of one page of it, and fix the imaginary characters upon some of the rest; mix it all up with quantum suff. of puff, and the book is in a second edition before ninety-nine readers out of a hundred have found out the one is as little likely to have written, as the others to have done what is attributed to them. " " How then can Lady Boreton's assistance be of any consequence in a pursuit which seems as free as air?
Page 127 - There was a second woodcut of a curtain, partly drawn aside, displaying in the perspective a drawing-room filled with company attitudinizing. ' Oh/ said I, ' why did not Mr. Colburn publish this as well as the book itself?
Page 128 - The Operative Mechanic and British Machinist ; exhibiting the actual Construction and Practical Uses of all Machinery and Implements at present used in the Manufactories of Great Britain, with the real processes adopted in perfecting the useful arts and national manufactures of every description. By John Nicholson, Esq.
Page 19 - Su -day had always furnished the principal event, and the consequent periodical return of Mrs. Mordaunt's walk to the parish-church had for some time been the extent of her rambles beyond her own garden. Upon these occasions the severe simplicity, though studied neatness of Mrs. Mordaunt's attire, had added to the impression created by her striking though no longer blooming figure. And now Helen recalled with an astonishing accuracy the whole of her appearance, dress, and deportment, the last time...
Page 128 - ELEMENTS of the PHILOSOPHY of the HUMAN MIND. With Additions to Volume the First. By DUGALD STEWART, FRSS. Lond, and Edin., formerly Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh.
Page 20 - ... the impression created by her striking though no longer blooming figure. And now Helen recalled with an astonishing accuracy the whole of her appearance, dress, and deportment, the last time that they had together started to obey that summons to church. She recollected too, and it was consolatory to her in her present state, the increased cheerfulness with which her mother always returned from thence ; but it occurred to her, with some slight sensation of reproach, that she had not then been...
Page 127 - Personal Narrative of a Journey from India to England, by Bussorah, Bagdad, the Ruins of Babylon, Curdistan, the Court of Persia, the Western Shore of the Caspian Sea, Astrakhan, Nishney, Novogorod, Moscow, and St. Petersburgh, in the Year 1824.

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