Catherine Hutton and Her Friends

Cornish Brothers, 1895 - 264 頁


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第 35 頁 - Some may imagine," continued he, " that these calamities are not displeasing to me, because they may in some measure turn to my advantage. I renounce all such unworthy thoughts. The love of my country is the first principle of my worldly wishes ; and my heart bleeds to see so brave and honest a people distressed and misled by a few wicked men, and plunged into miseries almost irretrievable.
第 11 頁 - WHAT, and how great, the Virtue and the Art To live on little with a cheerful heart, (A doctrine sage, but truly none of mine,) Let's talk, my friends, but talk before we dine.
第 236 頁 - They are all gone into the world of light! And I alone sit lingering here ; Their very memory is fair and bright, And my sad thoughts doth clear...
第 21 頁 - If you have any respect for uncommon industry and merit, regard this place, in which are deposited the remains of MR. ROBERT DODSLEY: who, as an author, raised himself much above what could have been expected from one in his rank of life...
第 34 頁 - These women, and particularly two Londoners, kept such a racket about us, to make us kiss the young Pretender's hand, that, to get clear of them as soon as we could, we were forced to comply. The Princess laughed very heartily, and told us she did not question but the day would come that we should not be sorry to have made so early an acquaintance with her son. I thought myself under a necessity of making her the compliment, that being hers he could not miss being good and happy.
第 31 頁 - Doctor, then looking at us, he asked him whether we were English gentlemen ; he asked us how long we had been in town, and whether we had any acquaintance in it, then told us he had a house, where English gentlemen would be very welcome. The Princess, who stood by, addressing...
第 48 頁 - Say first, of God above, or man below, What can we reason, but from what we know? Of man, what see we but his station here, From which to reason, or to which refer? Through worlds unnumbered, though the God be known, Tis ours to trace Him only in our own.
第 34 頁 - After we had eat and drank very heartily, the Princess told us we must go and see her son, which could not be refused. He is really a fine, promising child, and is attended by English women, mostly Protestants, which the Princess observed to us, saying that, as she believed he was to live and die...
第 213 頁 - Jerusalem, to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are registered in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect, to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better things than that of Abel.
第 32 頁 - I was surprised at his so perfect knowledge of our families in England. His answer was, that from his infancy he had made it his business to acquire the knowledge of the laws, customs, and families of his country, so as he might not be reputed a stranger when the Almighty pleased to call him thither. These and the like discourses held until word was brought that dinner was served.