The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes, Complete. With Notes and Illustrations by Joseph Warton, D.D. and Others, Volume 8

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B. Law, J. Johnson, C. Dilly [and others], 1797
 

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Pagina 360 - The labourers, all solicitous for each other's safety, called to one another : those that were nearest our lovers, hearing no answer, stepped to the place where they lay : they first saw a little smoke, and after, this faithful pair ; — John, with one arm about his Sarah's neck, and the other held over her face, as if to screen her from the lightning. They were struck dead, and already grown stiff and cold in this tender posture. There was no mark or discolouring on their bodies, only that Sarah's...
Pagina 119 - I knew you, and shall not fail to do it when I am not allowed to tell you so, as the case will soon be.
Pagina 359 - Their love was the talk, but not the scandal of the whole neighbourhood ; for all they aimed at was the blameless possession of each other in marriage. It was but this very morning that he had obtained her parents' consent, and it was but till the next week that they were to wait to be happy.
Pagina 34 - The bottom is paved with simple pebble, as is also the adjoining walk up the wilderness to the temple, in the natural taste, agreeing not ill with the little dripping murmur, and the aquatic idea of the whole place.
Pagina 81 - I have a due sense of the excellence of the British constitution. In a word, the things I have always wished to see, are, not a Roman Catholic, or a French Catholic, or a Spanish Catholic, but a true Catholic; and not a King of Whigs, or a King of Tories, but a King of England ; which God of his mercy grant his present Majesty may be, and all future majesties.
Pagina 359 - It was but this very morning that he had obtained her parents' consent, and it was but till the next week that they were to wait to be happy. Perhaps this very day, in the intervals of their work, they were talking of...
Pagina 300 - Letcomb, where the Dean makes a great part of my imaginary entertainment, this being the cheapest way of treating me ; I hope he will not be displeased at this...
Pagina 128 - Christian all. You may now begin to think your manhood was too much a puerility ; and you will never suffer your age to be but a second infancy.
Pagina 146 - ... went. We are now at the Bath, where (if you are not, as I heartily hope, better engaged) your coming would be the greatest pleasure to us in the world.
Pagina 388 - Over the parlour window hangs a sloping balcony, which time has turned to a very convenient penthouse. The top is crowned with a very venerable tower, so like that of the church just by, that the jackdaws build in it as if it were the true steeple.

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