The Life and Adventures of Obadiah Benjamin Franklin Bloomfield, M. D.: A Native of the United States of America, Now on the Tour of Europe. Interspersed with Episodes, and Remarks, Religious, Moral, Public Spirited, and Humorous

Published for the proprietor, 1818 - 210 Seiten

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Seite ii - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Seite ii - An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned." And also to the act, entitled " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, " An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and...
Seite ii - O gentlemen, the time of life is short ; To spend that shortness basely, were too long, If life did ride upon a dial's point, Still ending at the arrival of an hour.
Seite 162 - Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on the other.
Seite 144 - Not for the world: why, man, she is mine own; And I as rich in having such a jewel As twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl, The water nectar, and the rocks pure gold.
Seite 57 - Away ! no woman could descend so low : A skipping, dancing, worthless tribe you are ; Fit only for yourselves : you herd together ; And when the circling glass warms your vain hearts, You talk of beauties that you never saw, And fancy raptures that you never knew.
Seite 41 - Let no man trust the first false step Of guilt; it hangs upon a precipice, Whose steep descent in last perdition ends.
Seite xi - that that's the fashion at present among my tribe j sure all my brother puppies smoke now, and a man might as well be out of the world as 'out of the fashion, you know.
Seite 151 - ... greatest cruelty, and the greatest ignorance, to consider it as a crime. A person may as well be confined in jail for a fever, or transported for the gout, as punished for scolding, which is, to all intents and purposes, a disease arising from the causes already mentioned. Nor is it only a disease of itself, but it is also, when improperly treated, the cause of many other disorders. Neglected scoldings have often produced fits, of which a remarkable instance may be found in a treatise written...
Seite 153 - Cure. — Various remedies have been thought of for this distemper, but all, hitherto, of the rough and violent kind, which, therefore, if they remove the symptoms for the present, leaves a greater disposition toward the disorder than before.

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