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Página 126 - Cannot be ill, cannot be good : if ill, Why hath it given me earnest of success, Commencing in a truth ? I...
Página 28 - Could I have rewarded these services I would not now call upon my country ; but as that has not been in my power, I leave Emma, Lady Hamilton therefore a legacy to my king and country, that they will give her an ample provision to maintain her rank in life.
Página 269 - The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place.
Página 145 - ... most timid writer or artist, who found himself for the first time among Ambassadors and Earls. They will remember that constant flow of conversation, so natural, so animated, so various, so rich with observation and anecdote ; that wit which never gave a wound ; that exquisite mimicry which ennobled, instead of degrading...
Página 28 - Then in sight of the combined fleets of France and Spain, distant about ten miles. " Whereas the eminent services of Emma Hamilton, widow of the Right Honourable Sir William Hamilton, have been of the very greatest service to my king and country, to my knowledge, without ever receiving any reward from either our king or country.
Página 29 - I have called two or three of our fresh ships round, and have no doubt of giving them a drubbing." "I hope," said Nelson, "none of our ships have struck ? ' ' Hardy answered, '
Página 272 - Grote the compliment which he pays to others, "the poets, historians, orators, and philosophers of Greece, have been all rendered both more intelligible and more instructive to the student, and the general picture of the Grecian world may now be conceived with a degree of fidelity which, considering our imperfect materials, it is curious to contemplate.
Página 194 - To Jeffrey as an individual I shall ever be ready to show every kind of individual courtesy; but of Judge Jeffrey of the Edinburgh Review I must ever think and speak as of a bad politician, a worse moralist, and a critic, in matters of taste, equally incompetent and unjust.