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Page 342 - There is scarcely any work of any poet at once so interesting by the fable and so delightful in the language." The playgoing public emphatically approved its pathos. The villain, ' the gallant, gay Lothario,' acquired a proverbial reputation. The heroine, Calista, was a favourite character with
Page 407 - to the horse to march as close as was possible, keeping their ranks with sword in hand, to receive the enemy's shot, without firing either carbine or pistol till we broke in amongst the enemy, and then to make use of our firearms as need should require
Page 197 - mine, that though I own The subject worthless, I have never known The artist shining with superior grace. But this I mark—that symptoms none of woe In thy incomparable work appear ; Well : I
Page 213 - You ask why Koome diverts you with his jokes, Yet, if he writes, is dull as other folks? You wonder at it. This, Sir, is the case : The jest is lost unless he prints his face; 1
Page 312 - and silent face, The marble index of a mind for ever Voyaging through strange seas of Thought , alone — which Wordsworth
Page 197 - satisfied it should be so; Since, on maturer thought, the cause is clear ; For in my looks what sorrow couldst thou see, When I was Hayley's guest, and
Page 408 - beat the rebel army of both kingdoms, which are before it ; then, but otherwise not, I may possibly make a shift upon the defensive to spin out time until you come to assist me.
Page 435 - advised moderate courses ; but was not incapable, for want of resolution, of being carried into violent ones, if his advice would not have been submitted to; and therefore many who knew him well thought his death not unseasonable, as well to his fame as to his fortune