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Account againſt appear Author Beauty becauſe believe beſt Body Character comes common Company conſider Converſation Country Creature Death Eyes Face fall fame Father felf firſt fome Fortune Friend give greateſt half Hand Head hear heard Heart himſelf Honour hope Houſe human Humour Imagination keep kind Knight Lady laſt Learning Letter live look Love Manner Maſter mean meet Mind moſt muſt Name Nature never obſerve Occaſion ordinary particular Paſſion Perſon Place pleaſed Pleaſure preſent proper publick Reader Reaſon receive ſaid ſame ſay ſee ſeems ſelf Senſe Servant ſeveral ſhall ſhe ſhould Side Sir Roger ſome Soul ſpeak SPECTATOR ſtill Subject ſuch taken tell themſelves theſe thing thoſe thou thought told Town turned uſe Virtue whole Woman Women World young Youth
第 277 頁 - The genius making me no answer, I turned about to address myself to him a second time, but I found that he had left me; I then turned again to the vision which I had been so long contemplating, but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge, and the happy islands, I saw nothing but the long hollow valley of Bagdat, with oxen, sheep, and camels grazing upon the sides of it.
第 110 頁 - Bible to be given him next day for his encouragement, and sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five pounds a year to the clerk's place; and that he may encourage the young fellows to make themselves perfect in the...
第 96 頁 - He is extremely well versed in all the little handicrafts of an idle man. He makes a May-fly to a miracle, and furnishes the whole country with angle-rods. As he is a good-natured officious fellow, and very much esteemed upon account of his family, he is a welcome guest at every house, and keeps up a good correspondence among all the gentlemen about him. He carries a...
第 147 頁 - ... for any man under a duke; but told him at the same time, that it might be altered with a very few touches, and that he himself would be at the charge of it. Accordingly they got a painter, by the knight's directions, to add a pair of whiskers to the face, and by a little aggravation of the features to change it into the Saracen's Head.
第 46 頁 - ... hours which we here employ in virtue or in vice, the argument redoubles upon us for putting in practice this method of passing away our time. When a man has but a little stock to improve, and has opportunities of turning it all to good account, what shall we think of him...
第 89 頁 - My worthy friend has put me under the particular care of his butler, who is a very prudent man, and, as well as the rest of his fellow-servants, wonderfully desirous of pleasing me, because they have often heard their master talk of me as of his particular friend.
第 120 頁 - Manufactures, trade, and agriculture, naturally employ more than nineteen parts of the species in twenty ; and as for those who are not obliged to labour, by the condition in which they are born, they are more miserable than the rest of mankind, unless they indulge themselves in that voluntary labour which goes by the name of exercise.
第 145 頁 - Hare or a Pheasant: He knocks down a Dinner with his Gun twice or thrice a Week; and by that means lives much cheaper than those who have not so good an Estate as himself. He would be a good Neighbour if he did not destroy so many Partridges: in short, he is a very sensible Man; shoots flying; and has been several times Foreman of the Petty Jury.
第 144 頁 - ... former, it ought to be entirely neglected ; but otherwise there cannot be a greater satisfaction to an honest mind, than to see those approbations which it gives itself seconded by the applauses of the public. A man is more sure of his conduct, when the verdict which he passes upon his own behaviour is thus warranted and confirmed by the opinion of all that know him.
第 277 頁 - These are the mansions of good men after death, who, according to the degree and kinds of virtue in which they excelled, are distributed among these several islands which abound with pleasures of different kinds and degrees suitable to the relishes and perfections of those who are settled in them.