The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends, and His Greatest Enemy, Band 2

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Smith, Elder, & Company, 1892
 

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Seite 405 - I do not like thee, Dr Fell. The reason why I cannot tell, But this I know, I know full well, I do not like thee, Dr Fell.
Seite 272 - I see the truth in that man, as I do in his brother, whose logic drives him to quite a different conclusion, and who, after having passed a life in vain endeavours to reconcile an irreconcilable book, flings it at last down in despair, and declares, with tearful eyes, and handa up to heaven, his revolt and recantation.
Seite 405 - The man that lays his hand upon a woman, Save in the way of kindness, is a wretch Whom 'twere gross flattery to name a coward.— I'll talk to you, lady, but not beat you.
Seite 271 - And to what does this easy and sceptical life lead a man ? Friend Arthur was a Sadducee, and the Baptist might be in the Wilderness shouting to the poor, who were listening with all their might and faith to the preacher's awful accents and denunciations of wrath or woe or salvation ; and our friend the Sadducee would turn his sleek mule with a shrug and a smile from the crowd, and go home to the shade of his terrace, and muse over preacher and audience, and turn to his...
Seite 416 - If the best men do not draw the great prizes in life, we know it has been so settled by the Ordainer of the lottery. We own, and see daily, how the false and worthless live and prosper, while the good are called away, and the dear and young perish untimely...
Seite 348 - ... of Tunbridge Wells, to some friends — that will be uncommonly slow, too. How hard it is to make an Englishman acknowledge that he is happy ! "And the seat in Parliament, Pen ? Have you made it all right?" asks Warrington. " All right, — as soon as Parliament meets and a new writ can be issued, Clavering retires, and I step into his shoes,

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