Breach of Promise: Its History and Social Considerations : to which are Added a Few Pages on the Law of Breach of Promise and a Glance at Many Amusing Cases Since the Reign of Queen Elizabeth
Pickering, 1879 - 109 strán (strany)
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Strana 37 - O! why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest heaven With spirits masculine, create at last This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature, and not fill the world at once With men, as angels, without feminine; Or find some other way to generate Mankind?
Strana 36 - Favours to none, to all she smiles extends; Oft she rejects, but never once offends. Bright as the sun, her eyes the gazers strike, And, like the sun, they shine on all alike. Yet graceful ease, and sweetness void of pride, Might hide her faults, if belles had faults to hide : If to her share some female errors fall, Look on her face, and you'll forget 'em all.
Strana 64 - Apollo, she hung up her garland on one side of his altar, and her harp on the other. She then tucked up her vestments like a Spartan virgin, and amidst thousands of spectators, who were anxious for her safety, and offered up vows for her deliverance, marched directly forwards to the utmost summit of the promontory, where, after having repeated a stanza of her own verses, which we could not hear, she threw herself off the rock with such an intrepidity as was never before observed in any who had attempted...
Strana 19 - No action shall be brought whereby to charge any person upon any promise made after full age to pay any debt contracted during infancy, or upon any ratification made after full age of any promise or contract made during infancy, whether there shall or shall not be any new consideration for such promise or ratification after full age.
Strana 37 - And strait conjunction with this sex : for either He never shall find out fit mate, but such As some misfortune brings him, or mistake ; Or whom he wishes most shall seldom gain, Through her perverseness, but shall see her...
Strana 9 - The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holy Days throughout the Year.
Strana 2 - I love the memory of Vinny Bourne. I think him a better Latin poet than Tibullus, Propertius, Ausonius, or any of the writers in his way, except Ovid, and not at all inferior to him.
Strana 7 - I2mo, printed in the old style, with head and grotesque tail pieces, cloth, gilt leaves, 4s 6d Suitable for a Christmas present to a child, containing many of the old popular stories versified, with the addition of several tales. - The Travellers, an Argument in three parts — i. The Night Watch ; 2. The Day Watch ; 3. The Repose. Crown 8vo, 5s - The Minster, with some common Flowers picked in the Close. I2mo, 4s 6d " Contains many good verses carefully written.
Strana 6 - Antiqvitie, shewing the auncient fayth in the Church of England touching the sacrament of the body and bloude of the Lord here publikely preached, and also receaued in the Saxons tyme, aboue 600.