Mordaunt: Sketches of Life, Characters, and Manners, in Various Countries; Including the Memoirs of a French Lady of Quality, Band 3

G. G. and J. Robinson, 1800

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Seite 365 - To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess.
Seite 9 - Chancellor, with the assistance of the Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, and the Duke of Clarence, be requested to write a chapter in the room of it ; and that Mr. Burke do see that it be truly canonical, and faithfully inserted.
Seite 262 - ... witch fhall here be feen, No goblins lead their nightly crew: The female fays fhall haunt the green, And drefs thy grave with pearly dew!
Seite 270 - Grace was in all her fteps, heaven in her eye, In every gefture dignity and love.
Seite 154 - I have a due regard for wealth, and that I put a proper value on the comforts and conveniences it puts in our power. From...

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