Vermischte Schriften, Volume 4

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Dieterich, 1852

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Page 161 - She said ; then raging to Sir Plume repairs, And bids her Beau demand the precious hairs: (Sir Plume of amber snuff-box justly vain, And the nice conduct of a clouded cane) With earnest eyes, and round unthinking face, He first the snuff-box open'd, then the case, And thus broke out — "My Lord, why, what the devil?
Page 255 - Spain the prey. All that at home no more can beg or steal, Or like a gibbet better than a wheel...
Page 83 - PRENTICE OUT OF HIS TIME, AND MARRIED TO HIS MASTER'S DAUGHTER. " The virtuous woman is a crown to her husband.
Page 224 - On Hogarth's print of Bathos, or the art of sinking in painting,— ' All must old Hogarth's gratitude declare, Since he has named old Chaos for his heir ; And while his works hang round that anarch's throne, The connoisseurs will take them for his own.
Page 27 - Thrice Lord Mayor of London. But of poor Parentage Born was he, as we hear, And in his tender Age Bred up in Lancashire, Poorly to London then Came up this simple lad; Where, with a Merchant-man Soon he a dwelling had; And in a kitchen plac'd, A scullion for to be; Where a long time...
Page 232 - To Nature and yourself appeal, " Nor learn of others what to feel !" — Here close we now, whilst beauty's form Retains its all persuasive charm, And soothes me into milder thought.
Page 74 - Life, and etched in aquafortis, by William Hogarth. Published according to Act of Parliament, May 16, 1763.
Page 256 - All sciences a fasting Monsieur knows And bit him go to hell, to hell he goes. ,ДИе«, wa...

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