The Works, of the Right Honourable Sir Chas. Hanbury Williams ...: From the Originals in the Possession of His Grandson the Right Hon. the Earl of Essex [and Others], 第 2 巻

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183 ページ - Julius bleed for justice' sake? What villain touch'd his body, that did stab, And not for justice? What, shall one of us, That struck the foremost man of all this world, But for supporting robbers; shall we now Contaminate our fingers with base bribes? And sell the mighty space of our large...
103 ページ - As these are useless when the sun is set: So those, but when more glorious Reason shines. Reason should judge in all; in reason's eye, That sedentary shadow travels hard. But such our gravitation to the wrong...
191 ページ - In spite of outward blemishes, she shone, For humour fam'd, and humour all her own. Easy, as if at home, the stage she trod, Nor sought the critic's praise, nor fear'd his rod. Original in spirit and in ease, She pleas'd by hiding all attempts to please. No comic actress ever yet could raise, On humour's base, more merit or more praise.
43 ページ - Rigby; the first of whom did not deign to notice him; but he must come to it. You would have died to see Newcastle's pitiful and distressed figure, — nobody went near him : he tried to flatter people, that were too busy to mind him ; in short, he was quite disconcerted; his treachery used to be so sheathed in folly, that he was never out of countenance ; but it is plain he grows old. To finish his confusion and anxiety, George Selwyn...
114 ページ - He had early in his life announced his claim to wit, and the women believed in it. He had besides given himself out for a man of great intrigue, with as slender pretensions ; yet the women believed in that too — one should have thought they had been more competent judges of merit in that particular! It was not his fault if he had not wit; nothing exceeded his efforts in that point; and though they were far from producing the wit, they at least amply yielded the applause he aimed at. He was so accustomed...
181 ページ - If from thy hands alone my death can be, I am immortal and a god to thee. If I would kill thee now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is...
242 ページ - Fox always spoke to the question ; Pitt to the passions. Fox, to carry the question ; Pitt to raise himself. Fox pointed out, Pitt lashed the errors of his antagonists. Pitt's talents were likely to make him soonest ; Fox's to keep him First Minister longest.
161 ページ - Pitt was undoubtedly one of the greatest masters of ornamental eloquence. His language was amazingly fine and flowing ; his voice admirable ; his action " most expressive ; his figure genteel and commanding. Bitter satire was his forte ; when he attempted ridicule, which was very seldom, he succeeded happily ; when he attempted to reason, poorly.
272 ページ - Gideon, who is dead worth more than the whole land of Canaan, has left the reversion of all his milk and honey, after his son and daughter and their children, to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on his taking the name, or even being circumcised.
210 ページ - The general style of his poetry was far from being so complimentary ; and that of his prose, though not so well known, and often too licentious for publication, was to the full as easy, lively, and humorous as his verse.

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