Mephistophiles [!] in England, Or, The Confessions of a Prime Minister, Band 2


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Seite 68 - Turkey carpets, to have been expressly designed not to resemble anything in the heavens above, in the earth beneath, or in the waters under the earth.
Seite 194 - tis her privilege, Through all the years of this our life, to lead From joy to joy: for she can so inform The mind that is within us, so impress With quietness and beauty, and so feed With lofty thoughts, that neither evil tongues, Rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all The dreary intercourse of daily life, Shall e'er prevail against us, or disturb Our cheerful faith that all which we behold Is full of blessings.
Seite 76 - I could see them established more generally, and I hope the time is not far distant when I shall...
Seite 10 - I saw bore so little resemblance to anything in heaven or earth or in the waters under the earth, that it seemed scarcely possible to regard obeisance to them as violating the second commandment of the Decalogue.
Seite 126 - ... Deserts of Arabia, being male and female/' Fawkes, the conjuror, was now dead, but Pinchbeck carried on the show, in conjunction with his late partner's son, and issued the following announcement:— " This is to give notice, that Mr. Pinchbeck and Fawkes, who have had the honour to perform before the Royal Family, and most of the Nobility and Gentry in the Kingdom with great applause, during the time of Southwark Fair, will divert the Publick with the following surprising Entertainments, at...
Seite 52 - If I might be allowed to make a suggestion, I should say it would do you service at the present moment were you to exhibit the great talents you undoubtedly possess.
Seite 181 - He concluded a speech of several hours' duration by moving, as an amendment, " That this bill be read this day six months.
Seite 123 - As that crowned carle his gifts bestowed With regal pomp and pride, From those foul lips no language flowed, But still the dupes he eyed, Hurrying on to death's abode, And cursed them as they died, — Shouting ' Hail, .oh first of the sons of Ammon...
Seite 78 - Rutherford's critical judgement and intuitive power have called forth a revolution in science by inducing him to throw himself with his unique energy into the study of a phenomenon, the importance of which would probably escape other investigators on account of the smallness and apparently spurious...
Seite 123 - And kiss'd his slimy jaws ; And Shame exposed her wanton charms To gain his prized applause. There the hero brought his hireling steel ; The...

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