Bentley's Miscellany, Band 57

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith
Richard Bentley, 1865

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Seite 65 - To those that wring under the load of sorrow, But no man's virtue nor sufficiency To be so moral when he shall endure The like himself. Therefore give me no counsel. My griefs cry louder than advertisement.
Seite 614 - 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...
Seite 185 - All that's bright must fade, The brightest still the fleetest; All that's sweet was made But to be lost when sweetest.
Seite 289 - He affects misanthropy, in order to conceal the sensibility of a heart, which is tender, even to a degree of weakness.
Seite 72 - An acre in Middlesex is better than a principality in Utopia. The smallest actual good is better than the most magnificent promises of impossibilities. The wise man of the Stoics would, no doubt, be a grander object than a steamengine. But there are steam-engines. And the wise man of the Stoics is yet to be born.
Seite 294 - Few men on record have had a more merciful. tenderly affectionate nature than old Samuel. He was called the Bear; and did indeed too often look, and roar, like one; being forced to it in his own defence : yet within that shaggy exterior of his there beat a heart warm as a mother's, soft as a little child's.
Seite 407 - Without all was joy and harmony ! ' And thus 'twill be, — nor long the day, — Ere we, like him, shall pass away ! Yon Sun, that now our bosoms warms, Shall shine, — but shine on other forms...
Seite 294 - To obviate all the reflections which have gone round the world to Johnson's prejudice, by applying to him the epithet of a bear, let me impress upon my readers a just and happy saying of my friend Goldsmith, who knew him well: "Johnson, to be sure, has a roughness in his manner; but no man alive has a more tender heart. He has nothing of the bear but his skin.
Seite 172 - I know you do not in a certain sense — Not in my arm-chair, for example: here, I well imagine you respect my place (Status, entourage, worldly circumstance) Quite...
Seite 68 - ... in his body, and led them through the proper canals, to the sinews and nerves, where they now excite such acute torments. These enlarged views may, for a moment, please the imagination of a speculative man, who is placed in ease and security; but neither can they dwell with constancy on his...

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