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The Picadilly Ambulator; Or, Old Q, Memoirs of the Private Life of That Ever ...
J P Hurstone
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Page 108 - Our revels now are ended: these our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted into air, into thin air: And, like the baseless fabric of this vision The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve, And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind: We are such stuff As dreams are made of, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep.
Page 42 - Let subtle schoolmen teach these friends to fight, More studious to divide than to unite ; And grace and virtue, sense and reason split, With all the rash dexterity of wit. Wits, just like fools, at war about a name, Have full as oft no meaning, or the same.
Page 1 - ... contempt; but want. of feeling excites indignation. You have shocked me, and I leave you. From exalted rank like yours, my lord, men look for exalted virtue ; and when these are coupled, they command respect, and grace each other ; but the coronet which gives and receives splendour when fixed on the brow of merit, glitters on the worthless head, like a mark of disgrace, to render vice, folly, and inhumanity conspicuous.
Page 1 - Ambulator ; or, Old Q. : containing Memoirs of the Private Life of that Ever-green Votary of Venus ! Throughout which are interspersed Anecdotes of the most noted Fashionables, his Contemporaries. In two volumes. By JP HURSTONE, Esq.