What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
adieu ALBUM Ball beauty better BISHOP OF LISIEUX blessings shall cease bliss bright Brother brow CHARLES JAMES FOX charms cheek civilisation Clubs Common Sergeant Dauphin dear Death delight Demurrer dress DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE E'en e'er ev'ry fancy feel flaw flow'rs friendship frown give grace happy hard heart Hinc Hold-tight hope INTERPLEADER Is—a—belle Jack Ketch Juno LADY Laissons learn'd Lest lips look'd LUKE THE EVANGELIST maid maiden MIREPOIX ne'er never meet worse New-claim numbers p'rhaps pass'd Paulla pleasure pow'r PRINCESS OF EBOLI prove PUSS IN BOOTS Rose Ross round the bowl saw his virtues scenes School shew sic sine smile soon sooth'd sorrow spirits Strina-dona sure sweet taste tear TEE-TOTAL tell thee There's thou thought thro trac'd TRANSLATED Twas Twill us'd Venus verse wept o'er Whene'er who'd lost youth
Page 4 - OH ! think not my spirits are always as light, And as free from a pang, as they seem to you now : Nor expect that the heart-beaming smile of to-night Will return with to-morrow to brighten my brow.
Page 3 - No opportunity he e'er let pass Of writing the directions on his labels In dapper couplets, like Gay's fables, Or, rather, like the lines In Hudibras. Apothecary's verse ! — and where 's the treason...
Page 21 - We thought her sleeping when she died ; And dying, when she slept." — Hood. " Somne levis, quanquara certissima mortis imago Consortem cupio te tamen esse tori ; Alma quies, optata, veni, nam sic sine vita Vivere quam suave est ; sic sine morte roori.
Page 18 - Quoi ! vous parlez de cheveux blancs ! Laissons, laissons courir le temps. Que vous importe son ravage ? Les amours sont toujours enfants, Et les grâces sont de tout âge. Pour moi , Thémire , je le sens , Je suis toujours dans mon printemps Quand je vous offre mon hommage. Si je n'avais que dix-huit ans , Je pourrais aimer plus long-temps , . Mais non pas aimer davantage.
Page 4 - And as free from a pang, as they seem to you now : Nor expect that the heart-beaming smile of to-night Will return with to-morrow to brighten my brow. No, life is a waste of wearisome hours, Which seldom the rose of enjoyment adorns ; And the heart that is soonest awake to the...
Page 5 - Is likeliest far to be caught in its toils ! But, Brother Attorney ! how happy are we ! May we never meet worse in our practice of law, Than the flaw a Demurrer can gild with a fee, And the Fee that a conscience can earn from a flaw. Yet our doors would not often be dark, on my soul ! If Equity did not to Law lend its aid : And I care not how soon I am struck off the Roll, When I for these blessings shall cease to be paid...
Page 5 - OH ! think not your pleadings are really so sly, And as free from a flaw as they seem to you now, For believe a Demurrer will certainly lie, The return of to-morrow will quickly show how. No, Law is a waste of impertinent reading, Which seldom produces but quibbles and broils : And the Lawyer who thinks he's the nicest in pleading, Is likeliest far to be caught in its toils ! But, Brother Attorney ! how happy are we ! May we never meet worse in our practice of law, Than the flaw a Demurrer...
Page 4 - Is always the first to be touched by the thorns ! But send round the bowl, and be happy awhile ; May we never meet worse in our pilgrimage here, Than the tear that enjoyment can gild with a smile, And the smile that compassion can turn to a tear.
Page 5 - ... often be dark, on my soul ! If Equity did not to Law lend its aid : And I care not how soon I am struck off the Roll, When I for these blessings shall cease to be paid ! But they who have fought for the weakest or strongest, Too often have wept o'er the credit they gave ; Even he who has revell'd in Chancery longest, Is happy if always his Costs he can save.