Brambletye House: Or, Cavaliers and Roundheads : a Novel, Band 3

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Wells & Lilly, 1826

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Seite 29 - Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards, his design Moves like a ghost. Thou sure and firm-set earth, Hear not my steps, which way they walk, for fear The very stones prate of my whereabout, And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits with it.
Seite 64 - He shall defend thee under his wings, and thou shalt be safe under his feathers : his faithfulness and truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Seite 122 - Seem born to turn them best : To purge the mischiefs that increase And all good order mar : For oft we see a wicked peace To be well changed for war.
Seite 41 - Oh! death, death, death!" in a most inimitable tone, and which struck me with horror and a chillness in my very blood. There was nobody to be seen in the whole street, neither did any other window open, for people had no curiosity now in any case, nor could anybody help one another; so I went on to pass into Bell Alley.
Seite 64 - He shall call upon me, and I will hear him : yea, I am with him in trouble ; I will deliver him, and bring him to honour.
Seite 81 - But when we in our viciousness grow hard, — O misery on't! — the wise gods seal our eyes ; In our own filth drop our clear judgments ; make us Adore our errors ; laugh at 's, while we strut To our confusion.
Seite 145 - Cranes, and there staid till it was dark almost, and saw the fire grow; and, as it grew darker, appeared more and more; and in corners and upon steeples, and between churches and houses, as far as we could see up the hill of the City, in a most horrid, malicious, bloody flame, not like the fine flame of an ordinary fire.
Seite 113 - Fast through the Nation, to humble us on the late dreadful conflagration, added to the plague and war, the most dismal judgments that could be inflicted ; but which indeed we highly deserved for our prodigious ingratitude, burning lusts, dissolute Court, profane and abominable lives...
Seite 125 - I espied walking th' other day through Westminster Hall, that had as much ribbon about him as would have plundered six shops and set up twenty country pedlars. All his body was drest like a May-pole or a Tom o
Seite 96 - Madam, said he, of all the people in the world, I never expected that question from you, who have built so many castles in the air, that you may lie every night at one of your own.

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