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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers from "The Spectator"
Joseph Addison,Sir Richard Steele,Eustace Budgell
Úplné zobrazenie - 1925
Addison appeared beauty believe better body born called character club College comes consider continued conversation court Coverley death died Edited England English entered Essay famous father followed fortune gave give half hand head hear honest honor humor interest introduction keep kind knight lady learning literary literature lives London look manner March master means mind nature never numbers observe particular Partridge pass passion person pleased pleasure political Portrait present published reader reason relations says School seems seen sense servant served short side Sir Roger soon speak Spectator spirit Steele taken talk Tatler tell things thought tion told took town turn University volume walking whole widow woman writing written wrote young
Strana xxxi - Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear like the Turk, no brother near the throne...
Strana 7 - It is said he keeps himself a bachelor by reason he was crossed in love by a perverse beautiful widow of the next county to him.
Strana 4 - I am very well versed in the theory of a husband, or a father, and can discern the errors in the economy, business, and diversion of others, better than those who are engaged in them ; as standers-by discover blots, which are apt to escape those who are in the, game.
Strana 162 - Stomach, not being able to touch a Sirloin, which was served up according to Custom ; and you know he used to take great Delight in it. From that time forward he grew worse and worse, but still kept a good Heart to the last. Indeed, we were once in great Hope of his Recovery, upon a kind Message that was sent him from the Widow Lady whom he had made love to the Forty last Years of his Life; but this only proved a Light'ning before Death.
Strana 79 - Better to hunt in fields for health unbought Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught. The wise for cure on exercise depend : God never made His work for man to mend.
Strana 147 - The glorious names of Henry the Fifth and Queen Elizabeth gave the knight great opportunities of shining, and of doing justice to Sir Richard Baker, who...
Strana 32 - ... he has been useless for several years. I could not but observe with a great deal of pleasure the joy that appeared in the countenances of these ancient domestics upon my friend's arrival at his country seat.
Strana 35 - Calamy, with several living authors who have published discourses of practical divinity. I no sooner saw this venerable man in the pulpit, but I very much approved of my friend's insisting upon the qualifications of a good aspect and a clear voice; for I was so charmed with the gracefulness of his figure and delivery, as well as with the discourses he pronounced, that I think I never passed any time more to my satisfaction. A sermon repeated after this manner, is like the composition of a poet in...
Strana 34 - At his first settling with me I made him a present of all the good sermons which have been printed in English, and only begged of him that every Sunday he would pronounce a one of them in the pulpit. Accordingly he has digested them into such a series that they follow one another naturally, and make a continued system of practical divinity.