A walk from London to Fulham, revised and ed. by T.F.D. Croker

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Seite 184 - I' the commonwealth I would by contraries Execute all things ; for no kind of traffic Would I admit ; no name of magistrate ; Letters should not be known ; riches, poverty, And use of service, none ; contract, succession, Bourn, bound of land, tilth, vineyard, none ; No use of metal, corn, or wine, or oil ; No occupation ; all men idle, all ; And women too, — but innocent and pure ; No sovereignty, — Seb.
Seite 29 - Each home-felt joy that life inherits here; Yet from the same we learn, in its decline, Those joys, those loves, those interests, to resign; Taught, half by reason, half by mere decay, To welcome death, and calmly pass away.
Seite 112 - Her lips were red; and one was thin Compared to that was next her chin (Some bee had stung it newly) ; But, Dick, her eyes so guard her face, I durst no more upon them gaze, Than on the sun in July.
Seite 182 - Like the vase in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Seite 244 - THE DESCRIPTION OF AN IRISH FEAST. TRANSLATED ALMOST LITERALLY OUT OF THE ORIGINAL IRISH. 1720. O ROURKE'S noble fare Will ne'er be forgot By those who were there, Or those who were not.
Seite 184 - It is a nation, would I answer Plato, that hath no kind of traffic, no knowledge of letters, no intelligence of numbers, no name of magistrate, nor of politic superiority ; no use of service, of riches, or of poverty ; no contracts, no successions, no...
Seite 102 - Memoirs of the Lives, Intrigues, and Comical Adventures of the most famous Gamesters and celebrated Sharpers in the Reigns of Charles II., James II., William III., and Queen Anne...
Seite 205 - ... five inches ; fair wig ; lightish cloth coat, all black besides ; one hand generally in his bosom, the other a cane in it, which he leans upon under the skirts of his coat usually...
Seite 206 - ... eye, too often overclouded by mistiness from the head : by chance lively — very lively it will be, if he have hope of seeing a lady whom he loves and honours : his eye always on the ladies...
Seite 33 - I see it now, that homely -looking, almost uncomfortable room, fronting the street, and barely furnished with a simple white bed, at the foot of which was a small, old, oblongshaped, sort of dressing-table, quite covered with a common worn writing-desk, heaped with papers, while some strewed the Attic, No.

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