Temple Bar, Volume 70

Ward and Lock, 1884

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Pagina 68 - We are told that there was no malice, and that the prisoner must have been in liquor. In liquor! Why, he was drunk! And yet he murdered the very man who had been drinking with him ! They had been carousing the whole night ; and yet he stabbed him! after drinking a whole bottle of rum with him! Good God, my Laards, if he will do this when he's drunk, what will he not do when he's sober?
Pagina 534 - When Poverty comes in at the Door, love flies out of the Window.
Pagina 154 - Then they left you for their pleasure: till in due time, one by one, Some with lives that came to nothing, some with deeds as well undone, Death stepped tacitly and took them where they never see the sun.
Pagina 402 - How say you? Let us, O my dove, Let us be unashamed of soul, As earth lies bare to heaven above! How is it under our control To love or not to love?
Pagina 192 - I give my most hearty disapprobation to that address ; for I do think, that the lord-lieutenant, and the majority of this house, are the worst subjects the king has.
Pagina 212 - Oh, brave white horses ! you gather and gallop. The storm sprite loosens the gusty reins ; Now the stoutest ship were the frailest shallop In your hollow backs, or your high arch'd manes.
Pagina 270 - They say, best men are moulded out of faults; And, for the most, become much more the better For being a little bad: so may my husband.
Pagina 379 - The art of fiction has, in fact, become a finer art in our day than it was with Dickens and Thackeray. We could not suffer the confidential attitude of the latter now, nor the mannerism of the former, any more than we could endure the prolixity of Richardson or the coarseness of Fielding.
Pagina 67 - No carouse ever injured his health, for he. was never ill, or impaired his taste for home and quiet, or muddled his head : he slept the sounder for it, and rose the earlier and the cooler. The cordiality inspired by claret and punch was felt by him as so congenial to all right thinking, that he was confident that he could convert the Pope if he could only get him to sup with him. And certainly His Holiness would have been hard to persuade, if he could have withstood Hermand about the middle of his...
Pagina 68 - Two young gentlemen, great friends, went together to the theatre in Glasgow, supped at the lodgings of one of them, and passed a whole summer night over their punch. In the morning a kindly wrangle broke out about their separating or not separating, when, by some rashness, if not accident, one of them...

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