Guy Mannering: Or, The Astrologer, Volum 2

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J. Maxwell, R. Wright, printer, 1823
 

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Pàgina 135 - Ecstasy! My pulse, as yours, doth temperately keep time, And makes as healthful music. It is not madness That I have utter'd : bring me to the test, And I the matter will re-word, which madness Would gambol from.
Pàgina 48 - His external appearance was not prepossessing. A remarkably fair complexion, strangely contrasted with a black wig without a grain of powder ; a narrow chest and a stooping posture ; hands which, placed like props on either side of the pulpit, seemed necessary rather to support the person than to assist the gesticulation of the preacher, — no gown, not even that of Geneva, a tumbled band, and a gesture which seemed scarce voluntary, were the first circumstances which struck a stranger. " The preacher...
Pàgina 38 - This game was played in several different ways. Most frequently the dice were thrown by the company, and those upon whom the lot fell were obliged to assume and maintain, for a time, a certain fictitious character, or to repeat a certain number of fescenniue verses in a particular order.
Pàgina 44 - Dark but not awful, dismal but yet mean, With anxious bustle moves the cumbrous scene; Presents no objects tender or profound...
Pàgina 90 - I remember the tune well, though I cannot guess what should at present so strongly recall it to my memory." He took his* flageolet from his pocket, and played a simple melody. Apparently the tune awoke 'the corresponding associations of a damsel, who...
Pàgina 92 - I'll see their trial first : — Bring in the evidence. — Thou robed man of justice, take thy place;— [To EDGAR. And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity, [To the Fool. Bench by his side: — You are of the commission, Sit you too.

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