What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Alice amongst Andy appeared arms beautiful Bob Montgomery Captain cried crinoline curragh dark dear door dress Dublin exclaimed eyes face father feel feet fell fire followed Gerald girl give Guestier hand happy Harry Winter head heard heart honour hour Humphrey Ireland Irish Irish language Kilkenny knew lady land Lenore letter light live look Lord Lower Canada Majesty's government Marsdale Millet mind morning mother never night O'Donovan once pantomime passed poor present replied round scarcely seat seemed seneschal Shortshanks side Sir Algernon smile stood story sweet Talbot tell theatre thing thou thought took Tregona Treverbyn Trevillers turned Upper Canada Urcella voice Voltaire whilst Whiteboy wild woman words yonr young аз
Page 533 - With dulcet beverage this the beaker crown'd, Fair in the midst, with gilded cups around: That in the tripod o'er the kindled pile The water pours; the bubbling waters boil; An ample vase receives the smoking wave; And, in the bath prepared, my limbs I lave: Reviving sweets repair the mind's decay, And take the painful sense of toil away.
Page 483 - As the husband is, the wife is: thou art mated with a clown, And the grossness of his nature will have weight to drag thee down. He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse.
Page 499 - An Act for retaining the Queen's subjects in their due obedience;' hereafter expressed, viz. ' Be it also further enacted by the authority aforesaid, that every person above the age of sixteen years, which shall not repair to some Church, Chapel, or usual place of Common Prayer, but forbear the same, contrary to the tenor of a statute made in the first year of...
Page 261 - a very odd thing that I, an old woman of eighty and upwards, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read a book which, sixty years ago, I have heard read aloud for the amusement of large circles, consisting of the first and most creditable society in London.
Page 584 - I have pointed out for avoidance, to apply the fund, or a portion of it, in the construction of such improved dwellings for the poor, as may combine in the utmost possible degree the essentials of healthfulness, comfort, social enjoyment, and economy.
Page 533 - Celestial as thou art, yet stand denied; Or swear that oath by which the gods are tied, Swear, in thy soul no latent frauds remain, Swear by the vow which never can be vain.
Page 486 - ... and shall take to him an English surname of one towne, as Sutton, Chester, Trym, Skryne, Corke, Kinsale: or colour, as white, blacke, browne: or art or science, as smith or carpenter; or office, as cooke, butler; and that he and his issue shall use this name under payne of forfeyting of his goods yearely till the premises be done, to be levied two times by the yeare to the king's warres, according to the discretion of the lieutenant of the king or his deputy.
Page 179 - February, 1787, put a mouse into the bosom of another girl, who had a great dread of mice. The girl was immediately thrown into a fit, and continued in it, with the most violent convulsions, for twenty-four hours. On the following day three more girls were seized in the same manner, and on the 17th six more.
Page 14 - In the name of God, sir," replied Voltaire, " speak to me no more of that man; but let me die in peace.
Page 179 - Preston; before he arrived three more were seized, and during that night and the morning of the 19th, eleven more, making in all twenty-four. Of these, twenty-one were young women, two were girls of about ten years of age, and one man, who had been much fatigued with holding the girls. Three of the number lived about two miles from the place where the disorder first broke out, and three at another...