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Сторінка 25 - tis his fancy to run; At night he reclines on his Thetis's breast. So when I am wearied with wandering all day, To thee, my delight, in the evening I come: No matter what beauties I saw in my way: They were but my visits, but thou art my home.
Сторінка 69 - My dear Louisa, you will laugh when I tell you that poor Winifred, who was reduced to be my gentlewoman's gentlewoman, broke two laces in endeavouring to draw my new French stays close. You know I am naturally small at bottom. But now you might literally span me. You never saw such a doll. Then, they are so intolerably wide across the breast that my arms are absolutely sore with them; and my sides so pinched!
Сторінка 49 - Laura's image cross'd reflection's eye. My dear lov'd Laura! from my youth began .... The tender flame, and ripen'd in the man. My dear lov'd Laura ! till my latest age No future passion shall my vows engage. Tho' adverse fortune keep our hands apart, Thine are my thoughts, my wishes, and my heart, For you, my friend, who labour to remove My partial fancy from the life I love, Vain is your reasoning, vain your subtle skill, My...
Сторінка 59 - What was our shame, is now our pride. I have had a thousand patterns of silks brought me to make choice, and such colours as yet never appeared in a rainbow. A very elegant man, one of Sir William's friends I thought, was introduced to me the other morning. — I was preparing to receive him as a visitor, when, taking out his pocketbook, he begged I would do him the honour to inspect some of the most fashionable patterns, and of the newest taste. He gave me a list of their names as he laid them on...
Сторінка 136 - ... do not suppose my happiness proceeds from my being married, any further than that I enjoy title, rank and liberty, by bearing Lord Besford's name. We do not disagree because we seldom meet. He pursues his pleasure one way, I seek mine another, and our dispositions being very opposite, they are sure never to interfere with each other. I am, I give you my word, a very unexceptionable wife and can say, what few women of quality would be able to do that spoke truth, that I never indulged myself with...
Сторінка 15 - fhe is difengaged ; is of a family and " rank in life to do any man credit; and
Сторінка 21 - Caesar's, should not be suspected: where then is it so likely to meet with a woman of real virtue as in the lap of innocence? The women of our world marry that they may have the greater privilege for leading dissipated lives.
Сторінка 98 - I fupport the reflec" tion, that all I am worth in the world I " owe to you ? But to you the world owes " all the charms it has in my eyes. " We will not, however, talk of debtor " and creditor, but permit me to make " up in adoration what I want in wealth. " Fortune attends the brave. — I will there...
Сторінка 16 - I am placed fo ** much below you, as that of the daugh^ '< ter of the firft man in the world ? Had " this been my child, and, by the various " artifices you might have put in practice, " you had triumphed over her virtue, do

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