Sporting Days and Sporting Ways

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Duckworth & Company, 1910 - 317 էջ
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Էջ 77 - Who sleeps on brambles till he kills his man, Some frolic drunkard, reeling from a feast, Provokes a broil, and stabs you for a jest. Yet ev'n these heroes, mischievously gay, Lords of the street, and terrors of the way, Flush'd as they are with folly, youth, and wine, Their prudent insults to the poor confine; Afar they mark the flambeau's bright approach, And shun the shining train, and golden coach.
Էջ 18 - In town let me live then, in town let me die, For in truth I can't relish the country, not I ! If one must have a villa in summer to dwell, Oh give me the sweet shady side of Pall Mall ! HANNAH MORE.
Էջ 148 - She was a professed enemy to flattery, and was seldom known to praise or commend; But The talents in which she principally excelled Were difference of opinion and discovering flaws and Imperfections.
Էջ 143 - He told me, he had a chaplain that was a very honest man, but a very great blockhead, to whom he had given a living in Suffolk, that was full of that sort of people. He had gone about among them from house to house, though he could not imagine what he could say to them, for he said he was a very silly fellow, but that he ' believed his nonsense suited theirs...

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