Phantasmagoria of Fun, Tom 2

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R. Bentley, 1843

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Strona 271 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up and call her blessed, her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Strona 193 - Tales versus facio quale vinum bibo; Nihil possum scribere nisi sumpto cibo, Nihil valet penitus quod jejunus scribo, Nasonem post calices carmine prseibo. Mihi nunquam spiritus prophetias datur Nisi tune cum fuerit venter bene satur; Cum in arce cerebri Bacchus dominatur, In me Phoebus irruit ac miranda fatur.
Strona 267 - I'LL sing you a song : The days are long, The woodcock and the sparrow : The little dog has burnt his tail, And he must be hang'd to-morrow.
Strona 160 - Priami cantabo et nobile bellum. ' quid dignum tanto feret hic promissor hiatu ? parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. quanto rectius hic qui nil molitur inepte : 140 ' die mihi, Musa, virum, captae post tempora Troiae qui mores hominum multorum vidit et urbes.
Strona 167 - OLD King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ; And he called for his pipe, And he called for his glass, And he called for his fiddlers three. And every fiddler, he had a fine fiddle, And a very fine fiddle had he ; " Tweedle dee, tweedle dee,
Strona 256 - Marriage is evidently the dictate of nature ; men and women are made to be companions of each other, and therefore I cannot be persuaded but that marriage is one of the means of happiness.
Strona 232 - metallic tractors," or rather in&tractors, appear always quite " at home," they are invariably " found out," when their too easy friends " make a call upon them." The lenders, of course, are numerous, or it would be impossible for the borrowers to live; and, notwithstanding the vocation requires the utmost circumspection, is fraught with danger, and bristling with the thorns of anxiety, it is well known that most of .these pecuniary purveyors...
Strona 230 - ... an heiress. The Scotchman thinks nothing beneath his dignity that is honest, and boldly and confidently places his foot on the lowest roundel of the ladder of promotion, relying upon his zeal and ability to enable him to reach the top,— which is almost infallibly the case ; for he is cool and collected, and never misses the opportunity, for which he is continually on the watch, to push his interest. If he engages with a firm, however wealthy, even as a junior clerk, he merely regards it as...
Strona 229 - ... had he not a shirt,') — of impudence and blarney. The Scotchman — pride — (of the right sort, being founded not upon self-esteem, but self-respect,) — and an inexhaustible stock of perseverance. The German has many points in common with the Scotchman ; but, unfortunately, he is more devoted to the metaphysical than the mathematical, the visionary than the substantial, and has therefore almost always a whim, a crotchet, or a mystery in his otherwise clever brain, that frequently stands...
Strona 192 - MIHI est propositum in taberna mori Vinum sit appositum morientis ori : Ut dicant, cum venerint, angelorum chori, Deus sit propitius huic potatori.

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