Zeluco: Various Views of Human Nature Taken from Life and Manners, Foreign and Domestic ...

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A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1789 - English fiction
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Page 131 - Dear is that shed to which his soul conforms, And dear that hill which lifts him to the storms; And as a child, when scaring sounds molest, Clings close and closer to the mother's breast, So the loud torrent, and the whirlwind's roar, But bind him to his native mountains more.
Page 325 - Hath seal'd thee for herself: for thou hast been As one, in suffering all, that suffers nothing; A man that fortune's buffets and rewards Hast ta'en with equal thanks : and blest are those Whose blood and judgment are so well commingled That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please.
Page 363 - Notre repentir n'est pas tant un regret du mal que nous avons fait, qu'une crainte de celui qui nous en peut arriver.
Page 492 - Who, that bears A human bosom, hath not often felt How dear are all those ties which bind our race In gentleness together, and how sweet Their force, let Fortune's wayward hand the while Be kind or cruel?
Page 163 - ... compassion, which alternately delighted and afflicted, but always occupied the feeling soul of Laura, were sentiments of which Zeluco had hardly any idea. Neither did the most sublime beauties of nature, the most exquisite imitations of art, or the works of genius of any kind, to all of which she was feelingly alive, afford any enjoyment to the mind of Zeluco ; although from vanity and affectation he pretended to admire some of them, and had made himself master of the common cant of virtu...
Page 58 - But he quickly found rest the most laborious thing that he had ever experienced, and that to have nothing to do, was the most fatiguing business on earth. In the course of business, his occupations followed each other at stated times, and in regular succession ; the hours passed imperceptibly without seeming" tedious, or requiring any effort on his part to make them move fastrr.
Page 195 - No more can faith or candour move ; But each ingenuous deed of love, Which reason would applaud, Now, smiling o'er her dark distress, Fancy malignant strives to dress Like injury and fraud.
Page 156 - I am much obliged to you, Mr. Thomas, ' added Buchanan ; ' but neither Frenchman nor Spanishman shall dress my wounds when a Scottishman is to be found, for love or money.' ' They are to be found for the one or the other, as I am credibly informed, in most parts of the world,
Page 475 - Love aflcs a bleffing, and the Lord returns. In his great name that heaven and earth has made, In his great name alone we find our aid ; Then blefs the Name, and let the world adore, From this time forward, and for evermore, VOL.
Page 455 - ... that Zeluco was awake, entered his room to inquire how he was. Being then pretty easy and refreshed by sleep, he begged that Bertram would sit by his bedside ; and as the story of Antonio had made some impression on him, he began to make more inquiry concerning him : after a few questions he said to Bertram, "on the whole, I perceive that this Savoyard has put you to a considerable deal of expense as well as trouble.

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