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Página 22 - Caesar had his Brutus ; Charles the First his Cromwell ; and George the Third" — (
Página 67 - Cries Sylvia to a reverend dean What reason can be given, Since marriage is* a holy thing, That there are none in heaven ? " ' There are no women,' he replied, She quick returns the jest, ' Women there are, but I'm afraid They cannot find a priest.
Página 21 - A very ignorant nobleman observing one day at dinner a person eminent for his philosophical talents intent on choosing the delicacies of the table, said to him, " What ! do philosophers love dainties r" — " Why not r
Página 60 - Lee, far his inferior in poetry, was so pathetic a reader of his own scenes, that I have been informed by an actor who was present, that while Lee was reading to major Mohun at a rehearsal, Mohun in the warmth of his admiration threw down his part . and said — " Unless I were able to play it as well as you read it, to what purpose should I undertake it...
Página 18 - It is with narrow-souled people as with narrownecked bottles ; the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring it out.
Página 64 - Sir, the life of a parson, of a conscientious clergyman, is not easy. I have always considered a clergyman as the father of a larger family than he is able to maintain. I would rather have Chancery suits upon my hands than the cure of souls. No, Sir, I do not envy a clergyman's life as an easy life, nor do I envy the clergyman who makes it an easy life.
Página 20 - RUSTIC POLITENESS. The father of the present Lord Abingdon, who was remarkable for the stateliness of his manners, one day riding through a village in the vicinity of Oxford, met a lad dragging a calf along the road ; who, when his lordship came up to him, made a stop, and stared him full in the face. His lordship asked the boy if he knew him. He replied, " Ecs." " What is my name ?" said his lordship. " Why, Lord Abingdon," replied the lad. " Then why dont you take off your hat ?" " So I will, sur,"...
Página 10 - ... how should you like that, Jones? and I am sure, to most people, a lawyer is a more noxious animal than a...