The History of Henry Fielding, Band 3

Yale University Press, 1918

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Seite 289 - A | Comedy. | As it is Acted at the | Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. | By His Majesty's Servants.
Seite 8 - God, who placed me here, will do what he pleases with me hereafter, and he knows best what to do. May he bless you.
Seite 300 - As it is Acted at the | THEATRE-ROYAL | In DRURY-LANE, | By His MAJESTY'S Servants.
Seite 198 - Of all the works of imagination to which English genius has given origin, the writings of Henry Fielding are perhaps most decidedly and exclusively her own."— Sir Walter Scott.
Seite 34 - I did not suffer a brave man and an old man to remain a moment in this posture ; but I immediately forgave him.
Seite 221 - Cain, of Byron, though the latter is a magnificent poem, and read the rest fearlessly ; that must indeed be a depraved mind which can gather evil from Henry VIII., from Richard III., from Macbeth, and Hamlet, and Julius Caesar.
Seite 221 - Had I a brother yet living, I should tremble to let him read Thackeray's lecture on Fielding.
Seite 14 - On this day the most melancholy sun I had ever beheld arose, and found me awake at my house at Fordhook. By the light of this sun I was, in my own opinion, last to behold and take leave of some of those creatures on whom I doted with a mother-like fondness, guided by nature and passion, and uncured and unhardened by all the doctrine of that philosophical school where I had learned to bear pains and to despise death.
Seite 329 - An Act for the better preventing Thefts and Robberies ; and for regulating Places of public Entertainment, and punishing Persons keeping disorderly Houses," as relates to payments to 27 G.
Seite 195 - The extreme subtlety of observation on the springs of human conduct in ordinary characters, is only equalled by the ingenuity of contrivance in bringing those springs into play, in such a manner as to lay open their smallest irregularity.

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