The Sisters: Or the History of Lucy and Caroline Sanson, Entrusted to a False Friend. In Two Volumes. ...

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T. Waller, 1754
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Page 37 - Must pay the penalty for lawless charms.' Thus serious they: but he who gilds the skies, The gay Apollo, thus to Hermes cries...
Page 2 - ... your rest : Good actions still must be maintain'd with good, As bodies nourish'd with resembling food. DRYDEN. They sung no more, or only sung his fame; Struck dumb, they all admired the godlike man. DRYDEN. But who will call those noble, who deface, By meaner acts, the glories of their race; Whose only title to their father's fame Is couch'd in the dead letters of their name? DRYDEN. My soul is all the same, Unmoved with fear, and moved with martial fame; But my chill blood is curdled in my...
Page 84 - Of Eve, whofe eye darted contagious fire. Her hand he feiz'd, and to a fhady bank, Thick overhead with verdant roof...
Page 4 - Cassandra, Cleopatra, Haywood's novels, and above all, the works of the inimitable Fielding, with a thousand more romantick books of the same kind.
Page 67 - ... a pair of long ruffles dangled dirtily down to her fingers, and on each fide hung a large bunch of keys, not unlike thofe which grace the venerable turnkey of Newgate. Without preface or compliment, fuch as Caroline vainly imagined her...
Page 238 - Caroline and he were both as much pleafed with this interruption, as an old mifer would be at the approach of a thief to carry off his gold as he was counting it over : however, they were obliged to poftpone other matters, to put on an air of gaiety, and enter into the fpirit of Mifs Jinny. Caroline told Mr. Jaifon, fhe fhould be extremely glad of his company for' her part, and more fo, as it would perhaps oblige the young lady.
Page 239 - tis Romeo and Juliet to night. Had you never any inclination to act? I do think now, if you would do Romeo; I could do Juliet vastly well. Give me my Romeo, ye gods; and when he's dead — Stay, stay, how is it? something about stars and cutting — /'// cut him out in little tiddy stars, And he shall make the face of heaven so vastly fine, The birds shall sing, and think it is not day. Don't you think there's a good deal...
Page 241 - They were at the doors of the play-houfe before three, and had the high fatisfaction to ftand there an hour before the doors were opened, and with .great difficulty, after fuch a tedious time of waiting, got into the pit.
Page 34 - ... and fountain of all evils, tempted her miferable parents to yield her up a prey to the arms of a man, who now has the high rapture to boaft, "I have introduced C/iar/ottetofin, forrow, fin..me, and eternal mifery.
Page 35 - ... preferred others, or at leaft variety, and by this means difgufted him, quarrelled, parted, and became the miftrefs of, and a trader for, herfelf. She had been the admiration of every eye, at play-houfes and gardens, opera's and balls.

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