Philip Courtenay, Or, Scenes at Home and Abroad

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Hurst and Blackett, 1855
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Էջ 65 - Let the great gods, That keep this dreadful pother o'er our heads, Find out their enemies now.
Էջ 90 - ... the old familiar faces. Ghost-like I paced round the haunts of my childhood, Earth seemed a desert I was bound to traverse, Seeking to find the old familiar faces. Friend of my bosom, thou more than a brother, Why wert not thou born in my father's dwelling? So might we talk of the old familiar faces.
Էջ 116 - With eyes severe and beard of formal cut, Full of wise saws and modern instances ; And so he plays his part. The sixth age shifts Into the...
Էջ 180 - ... that particular ports must be actually invested, and previous warning given to vessels bound to them, not to enter.
Էջ 90 - THE OLD FAMILIAR FACES. I HAVE had playmates, I have had companions, In my days of childhood, in my joyful school-days, All, all are gone, the old familiar faces. I have been laughing, I have been carousing, Drinking late, sitting late, with my bosom cronies, All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.
Էջ 143 - It has a strange quick jar upon the ear, That cocking of a pistol, when you know A moment more will bring the sight to bear Upon your person, twelve yards off, or so ; A gentlemanly distance, not too near, If you have got a former friend for foe ; But after being fired at once or twice, The ear becomes more Irish, and less nice.
Էջ 180 - British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels in a situation where no laws can operate but the law of nations and the laws of the country to which the vessels belong ; and a...
Էջ 61 - Cruikshank, a Leech, or a Brown, could alone give a picture of this curious scene. The apartment was about five feet in breadth and ten in depth ; the floor was covered with a coarse showy-looking drugget ; the walls were distempered a bright amber colour ; a wooden stage-chandelier with four " dips " hung from the ceiling ; a lookingglass, from which a considerable quantity of the mineral fluid had escaped, a deal table, and a few ricketty chairs, formed the remaining furniture. From pegs in the...
Էջ 125 - Bandana handkerchiefs that had never seen foreign parts, to be given away for an old hat ; London sparrows painted, as the coachmakers say, "yellow bodies," passed off as canaries, although "their native wood-notes wild" had never been heard out of the sound of Bow bells ; ill-shaped curs,
Էջ 57 - Ladies and gentlemen, under these gratifying circumstances, Mr. Cooke, ever anxious to fulfil his duty towards his kind patrons, will have the honour of re-commencing the fourth act of the 'Merchant of Venice,' and trusts that he will be able, with your indulgence, to go through the part of Sir Archy McSarcasm.

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