The World as it Goes: Exemplified in the Characters of Nations, States, Princes, Peers, Judges, Counsellors, Senators, Gamblers, Poets, Players, Pimps, and Parasites: with an Exquisite Group of Ladies, Highly Finished
J. Fielding, 1781 - 48 ページ
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A D Y Againſt anceſtors aſs Baſe beſt bluſh breaſt buſineſs captain cauſe conſcious conſidered courſe courts darkneſs deſcent Doſt thou doth DRYDEN E A R eyes fate firſt folly fool Friendſhip give grace guilt hath heart heaven himſelf honeſt honour horſe houſe Ibid innocence iſland iſſue itſelf juſt KING laſt leaſt libertine LORD loſe loſt Lothario mankind miſeries moſt muſt nature ne'er o'er Obſerve paſſage paſſion paſt Pop E praiſe Publiſhed reaſon reſt roſe ſame ſavage ſay ſcruple ſea ſecure ſee ſeem ſeen ſenſe ſervants ſervice ſet ſhade ſhadow SHAKEs SHAKESP ſhall ſhame ſhe ſhew ſhine ſhould ſlave ſmiles ſome ſon ſoul ſound ſpeak ſpirit ſpoke ſpreads ſpring ſtand ſtart ſtate ſtill ſtock ſtrong ſubjećt ſuch ſun ſure ſweet thee theſe Thomson thoſe truſt uſe vice virtue waſte Whilſt whore whoſe wiſdom Wiſh words zeal
12 ページ - To whip a top, to knuckle down at taw, To swing upon a gate, to ride a straw, To play at push-pin with dull brother peers, To belch out catches in a porter's ears, To reign the monarch of a midnight cell, To be the gaping chairman's oracle; Whilst, in most blessed union, rogue and whore Clap hands, huzza, and hiccup out, 'Encore;' Whilst gray Authority, who slumbers there In robes of watchman's fur, gives up his chair; With midnight howl to bay the...
9 ページ - My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, So flew"d, so sanded; and their heads are hung With ears that sweep away the morning dew ; Crook-kneed and dew-lapp'd like Thessalian bulls ; Slow in pursuit, but match'd in mouth like bells, Each under each. A cry more tuneable Was never holla'd to, nor cheer'd with horn, In Crete, in Sparta, nor in Thessaly : Judge when you hear.
8 ページ - Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.
42 ページ - Read much, and look'd as tho' he meant To be a fop no more. See him to LINCOLN'S-!NN repair. His refolution flag ; He cherimes a length of hair, And tucks it in a bag. Nor COKE nor SALKELD he regards, • But gets into the houfe, And foon a judge's rank rewards His pliant votes and bows. Adieu ye bobs ! ye bags give place...
5 ページ - Th' avenging fiend that follows us behind With whips and stings. The blest...
28 ページ - Let Fortune empty her whole quiver on me, I have a soul, that, like an ample shield, Can take in all, and verge enough for more.
30 ページ - twould a saint provoke" (Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke), " No, let a charming chintz, and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face : One would not, sure, be frightful when one's dead — And, Betty, give this cheek a little red.
33 ページ - Who gain'd no Title, and who loft no Friend, ' Ennobled by himfelf, by all approv'd, * Prais'd, wept, and honour'd, by the Mufe he lov'd.