All the Year Round, Volume 16; Volume 36

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Charles Dickens, 1876 - English literature

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p. 521 haberers tribunals in bavaria (secret society).

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Page 415 - ... (c.) When both are running free, with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 42 - Two props of virtue for a Christian prince, To stay him from the fall of vanity : And, see, a book of prayer in his hand True ornaments to know a holy man.
Page 129 - In time of action, he wore a sling over his shoulders with three brace of pistols hanging in holsters like bandaliers, and stuck lighted matches under his hat, which, appearing on each side of his face, his eyes naturally looking fierce and wild, made him altogether such a figure, that imagination cannot form an idea of a fury, from hell, to look more frightful.
Page 104 - Will not a filthy play, with the blast of a trumpet, sooner call thither a thousand, than an hour's tolling of a bell bring to the sermon a hundred?
Page 352 - twould a saint provoke" (Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke), " No, let a charming chintz, and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face : One would not, sure, be frightful when one's dead— And, Betty, give this cheek a little red.
Page 106 - Afterwards in Oliver's time, they used to act privately, three or four miles, or more, out of town, now here, now there, sometimes in noblemen's houses...
Page 272 - As long as I do paint, I shall never cease to paint such places..
Page 440 - I am in favor of a National Bank. I am in favor of the internal improvement system, and a high protective tariff. These are my sentiments and political principles. If elected, I shall be thankful ; if not, it will be all the same.
Page 186 - Johnson, who found some odd delight in signing drafts for hundreds and for thousands, to him a new, and as it appeared delightful, occupation. When all was nearly over, however, I cured his honest heart of its incipient passion for trade, by letting him into some, and only some, of its mysteries.
Page 43 - Adultery into The Whole Duty of Man — thrust Lord Aimworth under the sofa - cram Ovid behind the bolster - there - put The Man of Feeling into your pocket - so, so, now lay Mrs Chapone in sight, and leave Fordyce's Sermons open on the table. LUCY: O burn it, Ma'am, the hairdresser has torn away as far as 'Proper Pride'.

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