The Englishman: A Novel. In Six Volumes, Volume 2

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Printed at the Minerva-Press, for A.K. Newman and Company Leadenhall-Street, 1812
 

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Page 46 - But it compos'd, and gave him such a cast, As folly might mistake for want of joy. A cast, unlike the triumph of the proud ; A modest aspect, and a smile at heart.
Page 163 - I trust, for other to hear, except it be such as make neither account of virtue nor learning. And whether there be any such or no, I cannot well tell : yet I hear say, some young gentlemen of ours count it their shame to be counted learned : and perchance they count it their shame to be counted honest also : for I hear say, they meddle as little with the one as with the other.
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Page 67 - Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, and the word to the action...
Page 92 - Honour, my lord, is much too proud to catch " At every slender twig of nice distinctions. " These for th" unfeeling vulgar may do well : " But those, whose souls are by the nicer rule " Of virtuous delicacy nobly sway'd, •"• Stand at another bar than that of laws.
Page 9 - Now, plague and pox on his smock-loyalty ! I hate to see a brave bold fellow sotted, Made sour and senseless, turn'd to whey by love ; A drivelling hero, fit for a romance.
Page 105 - ... imitation must be delicately conducted ; his meaning is clear, he conceives rightly, though in delivery he is confused ; and the art, as I conceive it, of finding language for the Irish character on the stage consists, not in making him foolish, vulgar, or absurd, but on the contrary, whilst you furnish him with expressions, that excite laughter, you must graft them upon sentiments, that deserve applause.
Page 169 - I the cause— for whom were given Her peace on earth, her hopes in heaven !— Would," thought he, as the picture grows, "I on its stalk had left the rose I Oh, why should man's success remove The very charms that wake his love ! Her convent's peaceful solitude...
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