The life of the late earl of Barrymore, by Anthony Pasquin, Volumen3

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Página 38 - Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own : He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.
Página 38 - Happy the man - and happy he alone He who can call today his own, He who, secure within, can say 'Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have...
Página 63 - Heath ; and though all this racing muft eventually lead him to an unenviable place in the Gazette, he blindly rejoices in the progrefs and acceleration of his ruin, and clapping his arms a...
Página 107 - Of course a crowd was round my lord in a moment, and on his repeating the flattering tale, there was no lack of aspirants to the possession of this remarkable animal ; but they were forced to content themselves with the assurance that 'When I see such a horse I will be sure to let you know.
Página 62 - ... near the door of a courtezan, that he may have the credit of an intrigue with a meretricious biped — in ufing an optical glafs for perfonal...
Página 60 - Creed, and a whole curtfey to a fcoundrel — in wearing a fix months pad, tacitly reflective on her lord's powers, and emptying a fhow-glafs to dazzle rural gentility!
Página 61 - ... to dazzle rural gentility! — in giving fifty pounds to an exotic capon, for a pit ticket, and treating the claims of a...
Página 62 - ... entering the theatre when the performance is nearly concluded — in walking arm in arm with a fneering jockey — in doubting if the Magi were conjurors, and burning long letters without reading their contents. The gay PEERLING, who is barely entitled to the honors and immunities of manhood, thinks that doing things in...
Página 65 - Hill, and pampering some low rascal in a corner with .the wages of her iniquity; — in buying her shoes from Taylor, her manteaus from Hoffman, and her caps from Beauvais; in parading Bond Street in white satin slippers after a shower, and riding when the atmosphere was serene and exhilarating.
Página 62 - ... though he could afcertain the horizon without any — -in counteracting Nature and Virtue in all his prejudices — in calculating the lives in the red book, and watching the importation of figurantes from the continent — in afferting that a man of fafhion is an animal privileged above retribution, and amenable only to himfelf now and for evermore — in making ethics and phyjics deftroy each other — in confpicuoufly entering the theatre when the performance is nearly concluded — in walking...

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