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Page 21 - Far be it from me to believe you bound : Love is the freeft motion of our minds; O could you fee into my fecret foul, There you might read your own dominion doubled. Both as a queen and mittrefs.
Page 287 - ... tell me that you now are mine; I came to make you so by the irrevocable ties of love and law, and we must now part no more ! Speak, my angel— my first, my last charmer!' continued he, perceiving she was silent, blushed, and hung down her head. ' Let those dear lips confirm my happiness, and say the time is come, that you will be all mine.
Page 42 - Mr. Munden's notions of marriage had always been extremely unfavourable to the ladies — he considered a wife no more than an upper servant, bound to study and obey, in all things, the will of him to whom she had given her hand; and how obsequious and submissive so ever he appeared when a lover, had fixed his resolution to render himself absolute master when he became a husband
Page 294 - Thus were the virtues of our heroine (those follies that had defaced them being fully corrected) at length rewarded with a happiness, retarded only till she had render'd herself wholly worthy of receiving it
Page 117 - I'll trip like any fairy : As once on Ida dancing, Were three celeftial bodies, With an air and a face, And a fhape and a grace, Let me charm like beauty's goddefs. Ah ! ah ! 'tis in vain, 'tis all in vain, Death and defpair...
Page 143 - This change in Mrs. Munden's humour, great and sudden as it was, did not, however, prove a transient one — every day, every hour, confirmed her in it; and if at any time her natural vivacity made her seem a little pleased on hearing her wit, her beauty, or any other perfection or accomplishment, too lavishly extolled, she presently checked herself for it; and assumed a look of reserve. (520, emphasis added...
Page 174 - I have had the command of his family, and lived with him in all things like a wife, except the name...
Page 4 - For wedlock without love, fome fay, Is but a lock without a key. It is a kind of rape to marry One that neglefts, or cares not for ye...