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], Band 2
E. Jeffery and son, 1822
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The Works, of the Right Honourable Sir Chas. Hanbury Williams ...: From the ...
Horace Walpole,Charles Hanbury Williams
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Seite 183 - 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...
Seite 191 - 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.
Seite 43 - 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...
Seite 181 - 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...
Seite 242 - 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.
Seite 51 - ... of his genius evaporate by the process ; for though his first view of the question would be a wide one, and clear withal, when he came to exercise the subtlety of his disquisitorial powers upon it, he would so ingeniously dissect and break it into fractions, that as an object, when looked upon too intently for a length of time, grows misty and confused, so would the question under his discussion, when the humour took him to be hypercritical.
Seite 272 - 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.
Seite 253 - He had all his life imitated the French manners till he came to Paris, where he never conversed with a Frenchman. If good breeding is not different from good sense...
Seite 245 - ... of nobility, — pride of what one can neither cause nor prevent. " I say nothing of his integrity, because I know nothing of it, but that it has never been breathed upon even by suspicion : it will be time enough to vindicate it, when it has been impeached. He is as well-bred as those who colour over timidity with gentleness of manners, and as...