The Life and Times of Frederick Reynolds, Volumen1


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Página 75 - I rejoice that the grave has not closed upon me ; that I am still alive to lift up my voice against the dismemberment of this ancient and most noble monarchy...
Página 172 - The time of my fading is near, and the blast that shall scatter my leaves. To-morrow shall the traveller come, he that saw me in my beauty shall come ; his eyes will search the field, but they will not find me ! So shall they search in vain for the voice of Cona, after it has failed in the field.
Página 45 - Nay, you say true in that ; it's but a folly to lie : for to speak one thing, and to think just the contrary way, is, as it were, to look one way, and to row another. Now, for my part, d'ye see, I'm for carrying things above board ; I'm not for keeping any thing under hatches — so that, if you ben't as willing as I, say so, a God's name; there's no harm done.
Página 65 - Burke, sir, is such a man, that if you met him for the first time in the street where you were stopped by a drove of oxen, and you and he stepped aside to take shelter but for five minutes, he'd talk to you in such a manner, that, when you parted, you would say, this is an extraordinary man.
Página 66 - Sigh, no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were deceivers ever ; One foot in sea, and one on shore ; To one thing constant never : Then sigh not so, But let them go, And be you blithe and bonny ; Converting all your sounds of woe Into Hey nonny, nonny.
Página 64 - ... feelings. This is to me a very awful moment; it is no less than parting for ever with those from whom I have received the greatest kindness and favours, and upon the spot where that kindness and those favours were enjoyed. ' Whatever may be the changes of my future life, the deepest impression of your kindness will always remain here' (putting his hand on his breast), 'fixed and unalterable.
Página 230 - WE are now, reader, arrived at the last stage of our long journey. As we have, therefore, travelled together through so many pages, let us behave to one another like fellow-travellers...
Página 192 - ... boards, et cetera, he immediately made the desired leap, and repeated it at least a dozen times, as much to his own, as to our satisfaction. On the first representation of The Caravan...
Página 111 - Your countryman, Monsieur Sterne, von, great, von very great man, and he carry me vid him to posterity. He gain moche money by his Journey of Sentiment — mais moi — I — make more through de means of dat than he, by all his ouvrages reunies — Ha, ha!
Página 87 - ... As the unprepared traveller approached the town, he was astonished to find almost all the surrounding ploughmen, gardeners, threshers, thatchers, and other labourers, attired in black coats, white waistcoats, black silk breeches and stockings, and the head of each " bien poudre, frist', el arrangf.

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