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 145 - 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 349 - 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 520 - 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 529 - The joy unequall'd, if its end it gain, And if it lofe, attended with no pain: Without fatiety, tho...
Page 503 - 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.
Page 156 - All the advantages are on the side of England.' ' What do you think, Mr. Targe,' said Buchanan, ' of the increase of trade since the Union, and the riches which have flowed into the Lowlands of Scotland...
Page 401 - Love fhall wafte their youth, Or Jealoufy with rankling tooth, That inly gnaws the fecret heart, And Envy wan, and faded Care, Grim-vifag'd comfortlefs Defpair? And Sorrow's piercing dart. Ambition this fhall tempt to rife, Then whirl the wretch from high, To bitter Scorn a facrifice, And grinning Infamy. The flings of Falfhood thofe fhall try, And hard Unkindnefs...
Page 64 - ... good appetite, relished a bottle of old port, and slept very soundly all night, particularly after a bottle of Burton ale. He might have continued some years longer in the same state of felicity, and perhaps have been conveyed to the other world in a gentle lethargy, without sickness, like a passenger who sleeps the whole way from Dover to Calais, had it not been for the importunities of a set of people who called themselves his friends ; these officious persons were continually disturbing his...
Page 55 - A couple of quadrupeds, madam,' replied Buchanan ; ' the one is a spaniel, the other a terrier. Those young gentlemen cannot proceed in their studies without them.' Here the door of Mr. Steele's room. was opened by a servant, who said the antiquarian had sent to know whether they were inclined to go to the Pantheon that' day, or to St. Peter's ? ' Damn the Pantheon and St. Peter's both...

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