Lydia: Or, Filial Piety. A Novel, Volume 1

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S. Cotter, 1763

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Page 179 - Their medicinal gum. Set you down this ; And say besides, that in Aleppo once, Where a malignant and a turban'd Turk Beat a Venetian and traduced the state, I took by the throat the circumcised dog, And smote him, thus.
Page 85 - Who can stand before his indignation; and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger ; his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.
Page 80 - Testament tells us how we lost immortality, not that we are immortal, does it ? Answer. Yes ; it tells us how we lost it. Question. Was God afraid that Adam and Eve might get back into the garden, and eat of the fruit of the tree of life ? Answer.
Page 170 - No more of that. I pray you, in your letters, When you shall these unlucky deeds relate, Speak of me as I am ; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice...
Page 2 - ... his bosom, within which his heart beat with honest throbbing for his country's service. . . . The air, attitude, and expression of the beauteous statue of Apollo, which adorns the Belvidera palace at Rome, were seen animated in this American the instant he had discharged his deadly shaft.
Page 1 - ... thunder from the cloud-capt mountains ; deep embosomed in the eternal woods of America, dwell the ancient nations of the Onnondagans and Cayugans. No people are equally renowned through all the western world, from the northern bleakest track which human feet have ever trodden, to the most southern point of all this habitable globe. Their names pronounced with terror by the nations round; their valour recognized beyond all other people; the tributes annually received from other kingdoms ; evince...
Page 154 - Employment, or if the great Spirit had made two Species of Men, one inferior to another, and the Idler deftined to the Service of the greater...
Page 49 - THE Squire, tho' a Juftice of the Peace, and had taken the Oaths of Allegiance to the King upon the Throne, had ftill a fmall Inclination remaining for the Stuarts ; and the Excifeman was a moft flaunch Whig, for the fame...
Page 196 - To be or not to be" soliloquy. An interview is arranged with John Rich. When asked about his roles, Cook lists Othello, Hamlet, Jaffeir, and Polydore, "which I have play'd in the Country." 'Well, then, says the Patentee, 'give me the Soliloquy in Hamlet.' At these Words Mr. Cook began, 'To be, or not to be'; beginning and ending with an extremely low Bow to Mr. R — h; which Bows were well received, and added weight to the speaking. 'Why this may do, Mr. Cook; I thi — nk your Name is Cook...
Page 154 - Instead of pomp and splendor, vast palaces and magnificent temples, of which he had before heard, he saw little better than the huts of Indians, and a parcel of people with their faces blacker than his own.

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