The British Essayists: Adventurer
J. Richardson and Company, 1823 - English essays
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able acquainted ADVENTURER affection appearance attempt attention beauty became become believed cause character circumstances common considered continued danger daughter desire determined discovered distress dreadful easily enjoy equal evil excellence expected expressed eyes father fear felicity Flavilla fortune frequently gain give greater hand happened happiness heart honour hope hour human imagination immediately increase kind knew known labour lady learned leave less letter live look mankind manner means ment mind misery moment morning nature necessary never night object observed obtain once passed passion perhaps perpetual person pleasure possessed present produced proportion reason received reflected scarce short sometimes soon success suffered surely taken tenderness thee things thou thought tion told truth virtue wish wretched writer
Page 109 - Thou'dst meet the bear i' the mouth. When the mind's free The body's delicate; the tempest in my mind Doth from my senses take all feeling else Save what beats there.
Page 111 - Still through the hawthorn blows the cold wind ; says suum, mun ha no nonny. Dolphin my boy, my boy ; sessa ! let him trot by. [Storm still. LEAK. Why, thou wert better in thy grave than to answer with thy uncovered body this extremity of the skies. Is man no more than this? Consider him well. Thou owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume.
Page 151 - tis fittest. Cor. How does my royal lord? How fares your majesty? Lear. You do me wrong, to take me out o' the grave. — Thou art a soul in bliss ; but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead.
Page 152 - No, no, no life ! Why should a dog, a horse, a rat, have life, And thou no breath at all ? Thou 'It come no more, Never, never, never, never, never ! Pray you, undo this button : thank you, sir.
Page 107 - Your horrible pleasure; here I stand, your slave, A poor, infirm, weak and despised old man: But yet I call you servile ministers, That have with two pernicious daughters join'd Your high-engender'd battles 'gainst a head So old and white as this.
Page 93 - If you do love old men, if your sweet sway Allow obedience, if yourselves are old, Make it your cause ; send down, and take my part...
Page 149 - Thou must be patient; we came crying hither. Thou know'st, the first time that we smell the air, We wawl, and cry: — I will preach to thee; mark me. Glo. Alack, alack the day ! Lear. When we are born, we cry, that we are come To this great stage of fools; This...
Page 112 - I'll see their trial first : — Bring in the evidence. — Thou robed man of justice, take thy place ; — [To Edgar. And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity, [To the Fool. Bench by his side : — You are of the commission, Sit you too.