Sketches of the Irish Bar: With Essays, Literary and Political, المجلد 2

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الصفحة 264 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites ! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
الصفحة 5 - NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD, COMPRISING A WINTER PASSAGE ACROSS THE ANDES TO CHILI, WITH A VISIT TO THE GOLD REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA AND AUSTRALIA, THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS, JAVA, &C. BY F.
الصفحة 5 - It is an unaffected, well-written record of a tour of some 36,000 miles, and is accompanied by a number of very beautiful tinted lithographs, executed by the author. These, as well as the literary sketches in the volume, deal most largely with Southern and Spanish America, — whence the reader is afterwards taken by Lima to the Sandwich Islands, is carried to and fro among the strange and exciting scenes of the...
الصفحة 223 - I can tell them of those who fought with savage beasts ; yea of maidens, who durst enter as coolly as a modern bully into the ring to take their chance with infuriated beasts of prey; and I can tell them of those who drank the molten lead as cheerfully as they do the juice of the grape, and handled the red fire and played with the bickering flames as gaily as they do with love's dimples or woman's amorous tresses.
الصفحة 229 - And he hath been rewarded with many new cogitation? of nature and of nature's God, and he hath heard, in the stillness of his retreat, many new voices of his conscious spirit — all which he hath sung in harmonious numbers. But, mark the Epicurean soul of this degraded age ! They have frowned on him : they have spit on him ; they have grossly abused him. The masters...
الصفحة 347 - MEMOIRS OF THE COURT AND CABINETS OF GEORGE THE THIRD, FROM ORIGINAL FAMILY DOCUMENTS. By the DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM AND CHANDOS, KG, &c.
الصفحة 347 - Lord Grenville. The staple of the book is made up of these family documents, but there are also to be found interspersed with the Grenville narrative, letters from every man of note, dating from the death of the elder Pitt to the end of the century. There are three periods upon which they shed a goou deal of light.
الصفحة 223 - ... imperial head ! How many generations of her revellers have gone to another kind of revelry ; how many generations of her gay courtiers to a royal residence where courtier-arts are not; how many generations of her toilsome tradesmen to the place of silence, whither no gain can follow them! How time hath swept over her, age after age, with its consuming wave, swallowing every living thing, and bearing it away unto the shores of eternity! The sight and thought of all which is our assurance, that...
الصفحة 36 - Did they never pass by one of our caricature-shops, where kings and queens, ministers and oppositionists, judges and bishops, and every man, woman, and child, who has the good fortune to be of sufficient celebrity for the purpose, are regularly gibbetted for the entertainment of a people, who consider one of their most glorious privileges to be that of laughing at their superiors ? Did these enlightened observers of British manners never discover that it is one of the customs of our country to tolerate...
الصفحة 240 - Monthly, with a sketch of himself. v '• prevail on the under gaoler of Newgate, who knew nothing farther of his prisoner than that he was under sentence of confinement for a political libel, to accompany him at night to Mr. Rowan's own house. They were received by Mrs. R. who had a supper prepared in the front room of the second floor. The supper over, the prisoner requested the gaoler's permission to say a word or two in private to his wife in the adjoining room. The latter consented, on the condition...

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