An Asylum for Fugitive Pieces, in Prose and Verse, Not in Any Other Collection: with Several Pieces Never Before Published. A New Ed., Including Pieces Not in the Former Edition, and Several Never Before Printed, Band 2

J. Debrett, 1786

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Seite 40 - This, in both sexes, is covered with a deep black ; above which, arches are drawn one over another as high as the short ribs.
Seite 84 - E'er left himself behind ? The restless thought and wayward will, And discontent attend him still, Nor quit him while he lives ; At sea, care follows in the wind ; At land, it mounts the pad behind, Or with the post-boy drives.
Seite 62 - The people themselves are so far from concealing their connexion with such a society as a disgrace, that they boast of it as a privilege ; and both myself and Mr. Banks, when particular persons have been pointed out to us as members of the Arreoy, have questioned them about it, and received the account that has been here given from their own lips. They have acknowledged that they had long been of this accursed...
Seite 60 - Wallis has demonftrated in the account of her 6~ voyage, voyage, [vol.1, p. 489, 490.] and nothing is more certain than that when we arrived it had made moft dreadful ravages in the ifland. One of our people contracted it within five days after we went on...
Seite 149 - And bay the fancy'd boar with feeble sounds. For nobler sports he quits the savage fields, And all the hero to the lover yields.
Seite 83 - Round the gay cieling flies. He who enjoys, nor covets more, The lands his father held before, Is of true...
Seite 250 - But to fancy that feeds on the charms of the fair, The death of reflection's the birth of all woe ! What...
Seite 19 - YEZ ! This is, that all may learn, Whom it may happen to concern, To any lady, not a wife, Upon a lease, to last for life, By auction will be let this day, And entered on some time in May, A vacant heart ; not ornamented On plans by Chesterfield invented, A plain, old-fashioned habitation, Substantial without decoration, Large, and with room for friends to spare ; Well-situate, and in good repair.
Seite 58 - ... finger of the left hand and the middle finger of the right. The drum is made of a hollow block of wood, of a cylindrical form...
Seite 48 - ... of Europe. But the practice which is allowed to the virgin is prohibited to the woman from the moment that she has put these hopeful lessons in practice, and realized the symbols of the dance.

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