The Commissioner: Or, De Lunatico Inquirendo

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W. Curry, 1843 - 440 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 24 - But, look, the morn, in russet mantle clad, Walks o'er the dew of yon high eastern hill...
الصفحة 66 - My name is Norval: on the Grampian hills My father feeds his flocks; a frugal swain, Whose constant cares were to increase his store, And keep his only son, myself, at home.
الصفحة 22 - tis done, then 'twere well It were done quickly; if the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch ' With his surcease success; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come.
الصفحة 196 - Nosses iocosae dulce cum sacrum Florae Festosque lusus et licentiam volgi , Cur in theatrum, Cato severe, venisti? An ideo tantum veneras, ut exires?
الصفحة 16 - Health consists in temperance alone, and Peace, oh Virtue ! Peace is all thine own...
الصفحة 80 - ... there are more things between heaven and earth than are dreamt of...
الصفحة 274 - And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.
الصفحة 22 - Longmore, they set off at a quiet pace, in the cool calmness of a fine spring evening. For a couple of miles they were very silent, but at length the chevalier, always having the end of his perquisitions in view, thought fit to address a few questions to his companion ; inquiring in the first place, in a quiet, easy tone, whether he went upon this afi'air with the most comfortable feelings in the world.
الصفحة 22 - I am just as much committing a murder as if I cut a man's throat in his bed, and ought to be hanged for it too ; only, thank God, we have plenty of jurymen in England, who are quite ready to perjure themselves, whenever a gentleman thinks fit to shoot another through the head, and to find him not guilty ; though, if a poor man had done it, driven by starvation, they would hang him as high as Haman.
الصفحة 429 - Ton my honour,' he said to himself, ' the sort of life which this old peer has been leading for so many years seems not only to wear away all principles, but even to deprive the natural affections of tone and strength. Nothing on earth appears to make any impression upon him for more than half an hour, or an hour at the farthest ; and I have seen the same with many vicious old men. — It's worth while thinking of; for one wouldn't like to get into such a state one'self.

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