The Invisible Spy, Volume 4

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T. Gardner, 1755 - English fiction
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Page 94 - Forgiveness to the Injur'd does belong; But they ne'er pardon who have done the wrong.
Page 210 - Th' infulting Tyrant prancing o'er the Field Strow'd with Rome's Citizens, and drench'd in Slaughter^ His Horfe's Hoofs wet with Patrician Blood!
Page 61 - Pride and ambition here, Only in far-fetch'd metaphors appear ; Here nought but winds can hurtful murmurs fcatter, And nought but echo flatter. The Gods, when they defcended, hither From heaven did always chufe their way ; And therefore we may boldly fay, That 'tis the way too thither. How happy...
Page 112 - ... upon a separation, reminding her thus of the inexcusability of her crime: "During the whole course of the years we lived together, you never had the least shadow of a cause to complain of my want either of respect or tenderness. If I indulged any pleasures, which I imagined would give you disquiet, I took care to be very private in them; — Why then did you suffer yourself to be led by an idle curiosity to pry into secrets, which the...
Page 26 - Spring to squench his amorous thirst. Honour ! who first taught lovely Eyes the art, To wound, and not to cure the heart : With Love to invite, but to forbid with Awe, And to themselves prescribe a Cruel Law...
Page 27 - Thou Tyrant over mighty Kings ! Be gone to Princes Palaces ; But let the humble Swain go on In the bleft Paths of the firft Race of Man ; That neareft were to Gods ally'd, And, form'd for Love, difdain'd all other Pride.
Page 26 - His pow'r is robbing lovers of delight. Honour, that puts our words, that fhould ; be free, Into a fet formality ! Thou bafe debaucher of the gen'rous heart, 'That teacheft all our looks and actions art.
Page 104 - In fine, an eternal disunion must be the consequence of your behavior," he wrote, "nor should the tongues of the angels dissuade me from this resolution; — you will do well to bear it with patience, as the misfortune . . . which has happened entirely through your own fault." Honoria begged forgiveness, pleading with him to remember their seven years of happy married life and their children. But he continued determined upon a separation, reminding her thus of the inexcusability of her crime: "During...
Page 26 - muft be allow'd to be a perfect judge •* of nature in our fex, fays upon this * occafion ? Oh curfed honour, thou Who firft did'ft damn A woman to the fin of...
Page 56 - Ar.d are content to thrive and to obey. But wifdom is to floth too great a flave; None are fo bufy as the fool and knave. Thofe let me curfe ; what vengeance will they urge, Whofe ordures neither plague nor fire can purge ? Nor fharp experience can to duty bring, Nor angry heaven, nor a forgiving king ! In gofpel-phrafe their chapmen they betray ; Their fhops are dens, the buyer is their prey. The...

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