The Fool of Quality: Or, the History of Henry, Earl of Moreland, Volum 2

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Edward Johnston, 1777
 

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Pàgina 143 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Pàgina 77 - ... some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the qualities they think requisite for constituting this character. When we hear the epithets of a " fine gentleman, a pretty gentleman, much of a gentleman, gentleman,like, something of a gentleman, nothing of a gentleman...
Pàgina 250 - She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i'th' bud, Feed on her damask cheek.
Pàgina 148 - I would to God that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were not only almost, but altogether such as I am — except these bonds.
Pàgina 146 - ... but the good man, in the sense of his own falls and failings, gives latitude, indulgence, and pardon to others; he judges, he ' condemns no one save himself. The just man is a stream that deviates not, to the right or left, from its appointed channel, neither is swelled by the flood of passion above its banks; but the heart of the good man, the man of...
Pàgina 153 - 'The merry game of The parson has lost his cloak."— Spectator, N. 268. " ' What say you, Harry ; have you any play to show them?" 'Yes, sir,' said Harry, ' I have a many of them ; there's first leap-frog and thrush-a-thrush.
Pàgina 143 - If it be thy desire to separate thyself from me, is not the whole land before thee ? if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Pàgina 79 - ... the modern. In all ancient or dead languages we have no term any way adequate whereby we may express it. In the habits, manners, and characters of old Sparta and old Rome, we find an antipathy to all the elements of modern gentility. Among those rude and unpolished people, you read of philosophers, of orators, patriots, heroes, and demigods ; but you never hear of any character so elegant as that of — a pretty gentleman. When those nations, however, became refined into what their ancestors...
Pàgina 146 - Here every interesting motive that can possibly be conceived to have an influence on man, united to urge Jonathan to the destruction of David ; he would thereby have obeyed his king, and pacified a father who was enraged against him. He would thereby have removed the only luminary that then eclipsed the brightness of his own achievements.
Pàgina 77 - There is no term in our language more common than that of gentleman ; and, whenever it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the qualities they think requisite for constituting this character. When we hear the epithets of a " fine gentleman, a pretty gentleman...

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