The Confessions of Gerald Estcourt, Volume 2

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R. Bentley, 1867 - 634 pages


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Page 193 - is, nor e'er shall be: In every work regard the writer's end, Since none can compass more than they intend; And if the means be just, the conduct true, Applause, in spite of trivial faults, is due."
Page 73 - To save his blood from scandal, lets the wife Whom he knows false abide and rule the house: For, being through his cowardice allow'd Her station, taken everywhere for pure, She like a new disease, unknown to men, Creeps, no precaution used, among the crowd.
Page 73 - I hold that man the worst of public foes, Who, either for his own or children's
Page 243 - The court, camp, church, the vessel and the mart, sword, gown, gain, glory
Page 193 - Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, ne'er is, nor e'er shall be:
Page 179 - I did not go near the place for some days afterwards, but
Page 7 - a man has a right to spend his money as he chooses,
Page 213 - one of those rare periods in life when we forget our mortality, and
Page 122 - will you have a glass of wine, or a cup of coffee
Page 159 - when you come to think of it, it is not such a

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