Samuel Richardson

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Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1853 - 31 pagina's

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Pagina 8 - Klopstock, she loves him as her lifely son, and thanks God that she has not persisted. We married, and I am the happiest wife in the world. In some few months it will be four years that I am so happy, and still I dote upon Klopstock as if he was my bridegroom. If you knew my husband, you would not wonder. If you knew his poem, I could describe him very briefly, in saying he is in all respects what he is as a poet.
Pagina 6 - Its run is over, even with us. Is it true that France had virtue enough to refuse to license such a profligate performance ?" But the worst of all is the following— " I have not been able to read any more than the first volume of Amelia.
Pagina 9 - there is no coming at her, she is so surrounded by the -toupets.' — And I left him upon the fret — But he was called to soon after ; and in he flew, and his face shone again, and looked smooth.
Pagina 7 - After having seen him two hours, I was obliged to pass the evening in a company which never had been so wearisome to me. I could not speak ; I could not play ; I thought, I saw nothing but Klopstock.
Pagina 8 - But this was a horrible idea for me, and thank Heaven that I have prevailed by prayers ! At this time, knowing Klopstock, she loves him as her lifely son, and thanks God that she has not persisted. We married, and lam the happiest wife in the world. In some few months it will be four years that I am so happy, and still I dote upon Klopstock as if he was my bridegroom.

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