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Elegant Epistles: being a copious collection of familiar and amusing lettres
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1814
able advantage affairs affection alſo anſwer appear aſſured bear becauſe believe beſt body called cauſe concern continue dear death deſire excellent expect extremely fame Farewel father favour fear firſt fome fortune friendſhip give hand happy hath hear heart himſelf honour hope houſe imagine Italy kind King Lady laſt late learning leaſt leave leſs LETTER live look Lord manner matter mean mention mind moſt muſt myſelf nature never obliged occaſion once opinion particular perhaps perſon pleaſed pleaſure pray preſent reaſon received Rome ſaid ſame ſay ſee ſeems ſend ſerve ſervice ſeveral ſhall ſhould ſince ſome ſpeak ſubject ſuch ſure tell theſe thing thoſe thought tion true truth turn uſe virtue whole whoſe wiſh write yourſelf
Էջ 244 - I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too...
Էջ 198 - ... for whose sake I am now as I am, whose name I could some good while since...
Էջ 339 - ... yet secretly my heart mourns, too sadly I fear, and cannot be comforted, because I have not the dear companion and sharer of all my joys and sorrows. I want him to talk with, to walk with, to eat and sleep with. All these things are irksome to me now: the day unwelcome, and the night so too. All company and meals I would avoid, if it might be...
Էջ 468 - ... lying at your feet, a tract of Italy about three hundred miles in length, from the promontory of Antium to the Cape of Palinurus...
Էջ 474 - Now, sir,' continued Mr. Lintot, 'in return for the frankness I have shown, pray tell me, is it the opinion of your friends at Court that my Lord Lansdowne will be brought to the bar or not?' I told him I heard he would not, and I hoped it, my Lord being one I had particular obligations to. — 'That may be,' replied Mr. Lintot; 'but by G if he is not, I shall lose the printing of a very good trial.
Էջ 298 - You writ me lately for a footman, and I ' think this bearer will fit you : I know he can run ' well, for he hath run away twice from me, but he ' knew the way back again ; yet, though he hath a ' running head as well as running heels (and who will ' expect a footman to be a stayed man ?) I would ' not part with him were I not to go post to the
Էջ 197 - ... enemies, withdraw your princely favour from me; neither let that stain, that unworthy stain of a disloyal heart towards your good grace, ever cast so foul a blot on your most dutiful wife, and the infant princess your daughter.
Էջ 472 - Mr. Lintot began in this manner: 'Now, damn them! What if they should put it into the newspaper how you and I went together to Oxford?
Էջ 474 - Now, sir, (continued Mr. Lintot,) in return to the frankness I have shown, pray tell me, is it the opinion of your friends at Court that my Lord Lansdown will be brought to the bar or not?" I told him I heard he would not, and I hoped it, my Lord being one I had particular obligations to. — " That may be," replied Mr. Lintot, " but by G , if he is not, I shall lose the printing of a very good trial.