Wine and Walnuts: Or, After Dinner Chit-chat, Band 1

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824

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Seite 114 - There dwelt a Citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual, frugal, and so forth; His word would pass for more than he was worth.
Seite 134 - How fluent nonsense trickles from his tongue! How sweet the periods, neither said, nor sung! Still break the benches, Henley! with thy strain, While Sherlock, Hare, and Gibson preach in vain.
Seite 89 - Farewell, great Painter of mankind, Who reach'd the noblest point of art ; Whose pictur'd morals charm the mind. And through the eye correct the heart. If genius fire thee, reader, stay ; If Nature touch thee, drop a tear : If neither move thee, turn away, For Hogarth's honour'd dust lies here.* * The verses as first written by Mr.
Seite 70 - Pray, goody, please to moderate the rancour of your tongue : Why flash those sparks of fury from your eyes ? Remember, when the judgment's weak, the prejudice is strong: A stranger why will you despise?
Seite 115 - Here, by the permission of heaven, hell broke loose upon this Protestant city, from the malicious hearts of barbarous Papists...
Seite 92 - ... smutted. However, I comfort myself with a Christian reflection, that I have not broken the commandment; for my pictures are not the likeness of any thing in heaven above, or in earth below, or in the water under the earth.
Seite 235 - My system, Doctor, is my own ; No tutor I pretend : My blunders hurt myself alone, But yours your dearest friend. Were you to milk and straw confin'd, Thrice happy might you be ; Perhaps you might regain your mind, And from your wit be free.
Seite 278 - Anne's) ministers will not behave themselves so. We are to have a bowl of punch at Bessy Cox's. She would fain have put it upon Lewis that she was his (Prior's) Emma. She owned Flanders Jane was his Chloe. I know of no security against this dotage in bachelors, but to repent of their misspent time, and marry with speed.
Seite 107 - Saints he pointed for the day, Gowns twenty ready made, With twenty shirts and twenty smocks, As they may best be had.
Seite 89 - Hogarth \ Thou, I hear, a pleasant rogue art. Were but you and I acquainted, Every monster should be painted : You should try your graving tools On this odious...

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