Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Band 5

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Seite 310 - s thousands o' my mind. [The first recruiting sergeant on record I conceive to have been that individual who is mentioned in the Book of Job as going to and fro in the earth , and walking up and down in it.
Seite 326 - The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him : but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed ! good were it for that man if he had never been born.
Seite 154 - Booth to his box, and presented him, before the whole theatre, with a purse of fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual Dictator.
Seite 267 - Considering what a gracious Prince was next. Have I, in silent wonder, seen such things As pride in slaves, and avarice in kings; no And at a peer, or peeress, shall I fret, Who starves a sister, or forswears a debt?
Seite 298 - ... in the heavens above, or in the earth beneath, or in the waters under the earth.
Seite 69 - As when some one peculiar quality Doth so possess a man, that it doth draw All his affects, his spirits, and his powers, In their confluctions, all to run one way, This may be truly said to be a humour.
Seite 137 - like a distressed prince who calls in a powerful neighbor to his aid. I was undone by my auxiliary. When I had once called him in, I could not subsist without dependence on him.
Seite 57 - I am extremely glad to see you indeed,' he cried, 'but very sorry to see you here. My dear ma'am, why do you stay?— it won't do, ma'am! you must resign!— we can put up with it no longer. I told my good host the Bishop so last night; we are all grown quite outrageous!
Seite 35 - I happen to love myself rather more than my play, this consolation is not a very trifling one. This, however, seriously I do believe, that when my two daddies put their heads together to concert that hissing, groaning, cat-calling epistle they sent me, they felt as sorry for poor little Miss Bayes as she could possibly do for herself.
Seite 333 - He then proceeds to show, with great form, that "the greatest possible happiness of society is attained by insuring to every man the greatest possible quantity of the produce of his labour.

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