The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, Tom 50,Część 2

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F. C. and J. Rivington, 1820

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Strona 253 - Wretched would be the pair above all names of wretchedness, who should be doomed to adjust by reason every morning all the minute detail of a domestic day.
Strona 296 - Hyperion to a satyr : so loving to my mother, That he might not let e'en the winds of Heaven Visit her face too roughly.
Strona 27 - I hear a voice, you cannot hear, Which says, I must not stay; I see a hand, you cannot see, Which beckons me away.
Strona 295 - If of these the whole power is not accurately delivered, it must be remembered, that while our language is yet living, and variable by the caprice of every one that speaks it, these words are hourly shifting their relations, and can no more be ascertained in a dictionary, than a grove, in the agitation of a storm, can be accurately delineated from its picture in the water.
Strona 248 - The sun must be wrong then," cried the lady, hastily. " You need not laugh ; for I know what I am saying; the variation, the declination, must be allowed for, in computing it with the clock. Now you know perfectly well what I mean, though you will not explain it for me, because you are conscious I am in the right.
Strona 298 - ... continually harassed, now enjoyed some tranquillity. On an unlucky evening, he recollected Martial's famous epigram and his wife, in one and the same instant : " My mind still hovering round about you, I thought I could not live without you ; But now we have lived three weeks asunder, How I lived with you is the wonder.
Strona 256 - I am sorry for it, my dear ; but I hope you will go and see Mrs. Granby. Mrs. B. Not I, indeed, my dear. Who was she ? Mr.
Strona 283 - I love thce and hate thee, but if I can tell The cause of my love and my hate, may I die. I can feel it, alas ! I can feel it too well, That I love thee and hate thee, but cannot tell why.
Strona 320 - And thou the accuser. Thus it shall befall Him who, to worth in women overtrusting, Lets her will rule ; restraint she will not brook, And, left to herself, if evil thence ensue, She first his weak indulgence will accuse.
Strona 115 - In comparison with Belinda, Virginia appeared to him but an insipid, though innocent child : the one he found was his equal, the other his inferior ; the one he saw could be a companion, a friend to him for life, the other would merely be his pupil, or his plaything. Belinda had cultivated taste, an active understanding, a knowledge of literature, the power and the habit of conducting herself...

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