The British Essayists, כרך 38

כריכה קדמית
Alexander Chalmers
J. Johnson, 1807
 

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עמוד 206 - That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten.
עמוד 26 - Your mind is tossing on the ocean ; There, where your argosies with portly sail. Like signiors and rich burghers on the flood, Or, as it were, the pageants of the sea, Do overpeer the petty traffickers, That curtsy to them, do them reverence, As they fly by them with their woven wings.
עמוד 203 - But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one : 10 To whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is the great power of God.
עמוד 72 - Fill'd with such pictures as Tiberius took From Elephantis, and dull Aretine But coldly imitated. Then, my glasses Cut in more subtle angles, to disperse And multiply the figures, as I walk Naked between my succubae. My mists I'll have of perfume, vapour'd 'bout the room, To lose ourselves in...
עמוד 177 - How's the wind ?' ' Whose chariot's that we left behind ?' Or gravely try to read the lines Writ underneath the country signs; Or, ' Have you nothing new to-day ' From Pope, from Parnell, or from Gay ?' Such tattle often entertains My lord and me as far as Staines, As once a week we travel down To Windsor, and again to town, Where all that passes inter nos Might be proclaim'd at Charing-cross.
עמוד 72 - gainst the epilepsy: And I will eat these broths with spoons of amber, Headed with diamond and carbuncle. My foot-boy shall eat pheasants...
עמוד 261 - A skull-crowned hat of the fashion of an old deep porringer ; a diminutive alderman's ruff with short strings, like the droppings of a man's nose ; a close-bellied doublet coming down with a peak behind, as far as the crupper, and cut off...
עמוד 332 - I leaped out of bed, and, not staying to put on my clothes, went out of my room and along a gallery to the door, which I found locked or bolted ; I desired him to unlock the door, for that I could not get in ; then he got out of bed and opened the door, which was near, and went immediately to bed again ; I went in three or four steps, and, it being a.
עמוד 176 - Tis (let me see) three years and more (October next it will be four) Since Harley bid me first attend, And chose me for an humble friend; Would take me in his coach to chat, And question me of this and that; As,' What's o'clock?' and,
עמוד 72 - Down is too hard: and then, mine oval room Fill'd with such pictures as Tiberius took From Elephantis, and dull Aretine But coldly imitated.

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