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admirable assert bearing believe better called carried cause certainly character contents dear dust effect England enjoy excellent eyes face fact fair feel fingers foot formed Fribourg give given going gold Grace grains habit hand head heard Hibernian hope introduced Irish keep known lady late leave less live look Lord LOUIS XVIII Majesty manufactured matter means Messrs mind minute mixture mull naturally never nose observed officer once original ornamented person pinch pinch of snuff plain pleasure popular possess pounds powder present produced prove purchased quantity Rappee received remember replied royal scented seemed seen silver sneezing snuff-box snuff-taker soon Street sure take snuff taken talk taste thing thought tobacco took true usually wish
第 15 頁 - The gnomes direct, to every atom just, The pungent grains of titillating dust. Sudden, with starting tears each eye o'erflows, And the high dome re-echoes to his nose. " Now meet thy fate," incens'd Belinda cried, And drew a deadly bodkin from her side.
第 14 頁 - Now Jove suspends his golden scales in air, Weighs the men's wits against the lady's hair; The doubtful beam long nods from side to side; At length the wits mount up, the hairs subside. See, fierce Belinda on the Baron flies, With more than usual lightning in her eyes: Nor feared the chief the unequal fight to try, Who sought no more than on his foe to die.
第 100 頁 - Acme, enflam'd with what he said, Rear'd her gently-bending head, And her purple mouth with joy, Stretching to the delicious Boy, Twice (and twice could scarce suffice) She...
第 79 頁 - Some time since a gentleman sent his box to a •working jeweller for repair ; the embossed frame which surrounded the lid had become loose. The box was of silver, plain in its shape, but ornamented on the top with a group of figures, somewhat after the manner of Watteau, engraved upon the plate. " Upon removing the border, it was found necessary to take the upper part of the box entirely to pieces. While minutely inspecting the landscape and figures, the jeweller perceived, at the edge of the plate,...
第 100 頁 - Bow'd, and blest the augury. This good omen thus from heaven Like a happy signal given, Their loves and lives (all four) embrace, And hand in hand run all the race.
第 43 頁 - KNOWS he that never took a pinch, Nosey, the pleasure thence which flows, Knows he the titillating joys Which my nose knows? 0 Nose, I am as proud of thee As any mountain of its snows, 1 gaze on thee, and feel that pride A Roman knows ! Albert A.
第 147 頁 - Lady, reject the gift,' &c. and produced in a few minutes the following parody on it: 'Lady, accept the box a hero wore, In spite of all this elegiac stuff: Let not seven stanzas written by a bore, Prevent your Ladyship from taking snuff...
第 43 頁 - Dubius is such a scrupulous good man ! Yes, you may catch him tripping if you can. He would not with a peremptory tone Assert the nose upon his face his own ; With hesitation admirably slow He humbly hopes, presumes, it may be so.
第 58 頁 - S you plural make, But if you add an S to this Strange is the metamorphosis ! Plural is plural then no more, And sweet what bitter was before.