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Сторінка 375 - When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be, When the devil was well, the devil a monk was he.
Сторінка 47 - That, Mr. Lloyd, is a little unlucky ; for you must know I am now paying my debts alphabetically, and in four or five years you might have come in with an F ; but I am afraid I can give you no hopes for your L. Ha, ha, ha!
Сторінка 219 - Marg. But indeed, my dear brother, you are got quite out of your depth : woman, I tell you, is a microcofm, and rightly to rule her requires as great talents, as to govern a ftate. And what fays the Aphorifm of Cardinal Polignac ? " If you would not have a per" fon deceive you, be careful not to let him know you " raiftruft him !
Сторінка 50 - Formerly, chastity was the honour of women, and good faith and integrity the honour of men : but now, a lady who ruins her family by punctually paying her losses at play, and a gentleman who kills his best friend in some trifling frivolous quarrel, are your only tip-top people of honour.
Сторінка 286 - I remember, at the election fome time ago, when I took up my freedom, I could get but thirty guineas for a new pair of jack-boots; whilft Tom Ramfkin over the way had a fifty-pound note for a pair of wam-leather breeches.
Сторінка 250 - em up by the roots. Hel. Well replied, brothers ! that, without doubt, is a radical cure. All. Without doubt. Hel. Thus far as to the head : proceed we next to the middle ! When, Dr. Last...
Сторінка 47 - One foot in the grave ! the rest of his body is not a whit the nearer for that. There has been only an execution issued against part of his personals; his real estate is...
Сторінка 67 - Now, can it be thought that any man would come for to go in the middle of the night, nobody seeing, nobody did see, nobody could see, and cut down a tree, which tree was an ornamental tree, if the tree had been his tree ? Certainly no.
Сторінка 151 - Why did you promise love to me, And not that promise keep? Why did you swear my eyes were bright, Yet leave those eyes to weep? "How could you say my face was fair, And yet that face forsake? How could you win my virgin heart, Yet leave that heart to break?
Сторінка 292 - That Whittington lived no doubt can be made ; that he was Lord Mayor of London is equally true ; but as to his cat, that, gentlemen, is the G-ordian knot to untie. And here, gentlemen, be it permitted me to define what a cat is. A cat is a domestic whiskered four-footed animal, whose employment is catching of mice ; but let puss have been ever so subtle...

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