The fatalists; or, Records of 1814 and 1815, Bände 1-3

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A.K. Newman, 1821
 

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Seite 147 - Well believe this, No ceremony that to great ones 'longs, Not the king's crown, nor the deputed sword, The marshal's truncheon, nor the judge's robe, Become them with one half so good a grace, As mercy does.
Seite 263 - This is the excellent foppery of the world, that when we are sick in fortune — often the surfeit of our own behaviour — we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon and the stars : as if we were villains by necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion ; knaves, thieves and treachers, by spherical predominance ; drunkards, liars and adulterers, by an enforced obedience of planetary influence ; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on...
Seite 86 - Edward, lo! to sudden fate (Weave we the woof; The thread is spun;) Half of thy heart we consecrate. (The web is wove; The work is done.) — Stay, oh stay!
Seite 38 - Others apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high Of Providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixt fate, freewill, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost.
Seite 197 - Can sap the principles, or taint the heart; With more address a lover's note convey, Or bribe a virgin's innocence away...
Seite 157 - So young, so innocent a breast ; Not the pure, open, prosperous Love, That, pledged on earth and sealed above, Grows in the world's approving eyes, In friendship's smile and home's caress, Collecting all the heart's sweet ties Into one knot of happiness...
Seite 124 - Let Wit her sails, her oars let "Wisdom lend ; The helm let politic Experience guide : Yet cease to hope thy short-liv'd bark shall ride Down spreading Fate's unnavigable tide. What...
Seite 272 - Love, Mystery, and Misery, by AF Holstein, 2 vols 0 10 0 The Modern Villa and Ancient Castle, or the Peer and Alderman, by Miss Byron, Author of the Englishwoman, &c. 3 vols 0 15 0 Festival of St.

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