Bulletin of the Free Library of Philadelphia, Випуск 1

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Сторінка 24 - A flattering painter, who made it his care To draw men as they ought to be, not as they are. His gallants are all faultless, his women divine, And comedy wonders at being so fine: Like a tragedy queen he has dizen'd her out, Or rather like tragedy giving a rout.
Сторінка 68 - It came from mine own heart, so to my head, And thence into my fingers trickled; Then to my pen, from whence immediately On paper I did dribble it daintily.
Сторінка 44 - And think'st thou, Scott! by vain conceit perchance, On public taste to foist thy stale romance, Though Murray with his Miller may combine To yield thy muse just half-a-crown per line? No! when the sons of song descend to trade, Their bays are sear, their former laurels fade. Let such forego the poet's sacred name, Who rack their brains for lucre, not for fame: Still for stern Mammon may they toil in vain!
Сторінка 11 - ... us maun to our wark again, if our hearts were beating as hard as my hammer." It may be worth noting, that it was in correcting the proof-sheets of this novel that Scott first took to equipping his chapters with mottoes of his own fabrication. On one occasion he happened to ask John Ballantyne, who was sitting by him, to hunt for a particular passage in Beaumont and Fletcher. John did as he was bid, but did not succeed in discovering the lines. " Hang it, Johnnie," cried Scott, " I believe I can...
Сторінка 69 - Thornton. A SPORTING TOUR THROUGH THE NORTHERN PARTS OF ENGLAND AND GREAT PART OF THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND. By Colonel T. THORNTON, of Thornville Royal, in Yorkshire. With the Original Illustrations by GARRARD, and other Illustrations and Coloured Plates by GE LODGE. 'Sportsmen of all descriptions will gladly welcome the sumptuous new edition issued by Mr. Edward Arnold of Colonel T. Thornton's Sporting Tour...
Сторінка 69 - He is in practice particularly anxious to keep the roots of the trees near the surface, and only covers them with about a foot of earth. — Note. Lime rubbish dug in among the roots of ivy encourages it much The operation delayed us three hours, so it was seven...
Сторінка 58 - This much of .Matilda I recollect — (for that is not so easily forgotten) — that she was attempted for the existing person of a lady who is now no more, so that I am particularly flattered with your distinguishing it from the others, which are in general mere shadows.
Сторінка 76 - No, John, I will not own the book — I won't, you Piccaroon. When next I try St. Grubby's brook, The A. of Wa— shall bait the hook — And flat-fish bite as soon, As if before them they had got The worn-out wriggler WALTIR SCOTT.
Сторінка 28 - Then Fielding's, lines were not written. What then? — it is an anachronism for some sly rogue to detect. Besides, it is easy to swear they were written, and that Fielding adopted them from tradition...
Сторінка 40 - Colonell for his Majesties service of Denmark, and reduced after the battaile of Nerling to one Company, in September 1634, at Wormes, in the Palz.

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