Appearance is against her

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813

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第 291 頁 - ... to minds of uncommon susceptibility, — to those persons who may be said to have a sympathetic taste for distress; and from readers of this class, the tale of woe now before us will meet with peculiar acceptance. For ourselves, we own that we have been truly affected by the perusal of it, since it is replete with interest, and possesses pathos enough to affect the heart of the most callous of critical readers.
第 74 頁 - How ! you monseigneur ? " cried Buvat, taking his hat in both hands, and bowing almost to the ground; "excuse me, but I did not recognise your Eminence. It is true that this is the first time I have had the honour of seeing you. Still — hum ! — at that air of majesty — hum, hum ! — I ought to have understood • — " " Your name ? " asked Dubois, interrupting the good man's compliments. "Jean Buvat, at your service.
第 292 頁 - Thaddeus is a work of genius, and has nothing to fear at the candid bar of taste : he has to receive the precious mead of sympathy from every reader of unsophisticated sentiment and genuine feeling.
第 28 頁 - Trevelyan, in the course of six months, pronounced to be fine and exclusive, methodistical and mad, she all the while perfectly unconscious of being an object of conversation or animadversion of any sort. CHAPTER II. Thy good and amiable gifts The sober dignity of virtue wear not; And such a witching mien thy follies show, They make a very idiot of reproof, And smile it to disgrace. BASIL. DURING the first twenty-four hours of this new companionship, that glow of heart which ever attends the consciousness...
第 291 頁 - In the tales now before us we find much of the same merits as in her beautiful story of Adeline Mowbray ; the same truth and delicacy of sentiment, the same graceful simplicity in the dialogue parts of the work; and the same happy art of presenting 'ordinary feelings and occurrences in a manner that irresistibly commands our sympathy and affection.
第 291 頁 - THE FATHER AND DAUGHTER. A Tale. By Mrs. OPIE. The Fourth Edition, with a Frontispiece. 4s. 6d. in Boards. " This tale is replete with interest, and possesses pathos enough to nfibot the heart of the most callous of Critical readers.
第 292 頁 - We are delighted with this book, which is at once original and interesting.