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Сторінка 138 - For these reasons she endeared him to her own company, and continued with him in Oxford four years ; in which time her great and harmless wit, her cheerful gravity, and her obliging behaviour gained her an acquaintance and friendship with most of any eminent worth or learning that were at that time in or near that University ; and particularly with Mr. John Donne, who then came accidentally to that place in this time of her being there.
Сторінка 247 - Still melting there, and with voluptuous pain (O to forget her !) thrilling through my heart. Song, beauty, youth, love, virtue, joy! this group Of bright ideas, flowers of Paradise, As yet unforfeit! in one blaze we bind, Kneel, and present it to the skies, as all We guess of Heaven! and these were all her own...
Сторінка 67 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
Сторінка 281 - he was a man of great honesty and integrity, and had a real love of truth and sincerity, an inviolable fidelity and strictness to his word, an unalterable friendship wheresoever he professed it, and (however the world may be deceived in him) a much deeper sense of religion than many others have, who pretend to it more openly.
Сторінка 287 - Mossop,1 attach'd to military plan, Still kept his eye fix'd on his right-hand man. Whilst the mouth measures words with seeming skill, The right hand labours, and the left lies still ; For he resolved on scripture-grounds to go, What the right doth, the left-hand shall not know. With studied impropriety of speech, He soars beyond the hackney critic's reach...
Сторінка 88 - The place was wonderfully charming, both from the advantages of its site, for from one part almost the whole of the noble city of London was visible ; and from another, the beautiful Thames, with green meadows and woody eminences all around: and also for its own beauty, for...
Сторінка 143 - Seale, and there got him to seal the business. Here I saw by day-light two very fine pictures in the gallery, that a little while ago I saw by night; and did also go all over the house, and found it to be the prettiest contrived house that ever I saw in my life.
Сторінка 87 - He used to have one read daily at his table, which being ended he would ask of some of them how they understood such and such a place ? and so then grant a friendly communication, recreating all men that were present with some jest or other.
Сторінка 90 - So that now must we hereafter, if we like to live together, be contented to become contributories together. But, by my counsel, it shall not be best for us to fall to the lowest fare first. "We will not therefore descend to Oxford fare, nor to the...
Сторінка 91 - But by my counsel it shall not be best for us to fall to the lowest fare first ; we will not, therefore, descend to Oxford fare, nor to the fare of New Inn, but we will begin with Lincoln's Inn diet, where many right-worshipful and of good years do live full well.

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