Thaddeus of Warsaw, Volume 2

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Página 121 - O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword; The expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observed of all observers, quite, quite down!
Página 210 - Twas this deprived my soul of rest, And rais'd such tumults in my breast ; For while I gaz'd, in transport tost, My breath was gone, my voice was lost : My bosom glow'd ; the subtle flame Ran quick through all my vital frame ; O'er my dim eyes a darkness hung ; My ears with hollow murmurs rung. In dewy damps my limbs were chill'd ; My blood with gentle horrors thrill'd ; My feeble pulse forgot to play ; I fainted, sunk, and died away.
Página 132 - How oft, when press'd to marriage, have I said, Curse on all laws but those which love has made! Love, free as air, at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies...
Página 37 - When he had finished half-a-dozen drawings, and was considering how he might find the street in which he had seen the print-shops, the recollection occurred to him of the impression his appearance had made on the pawnbroker. He perceived the wide difference between his apparel and the fashion of England; and seeing with...
Página 207 - Thaddeus almost laughed at the oddity of the conceit. } " Do, dear Mr. Constantine," cried she, " translate it into the sweetest French you can; for I mean to have it put into a medallion, and to give it to the person whom I most value on earth !" There was something so truly ridiculous in the...
Página 114 - The lady knocked at the door; and, as soon as it was opened, the Count was taking his leave, but she laid her hand on his arm, and exclaimed, " No, sir; I must not lose the opportunity of convincing you, that you have not succoured a person unworthy of your kindness. I entreat you to walk in !" Thaddeus was too much pleased with her manner not to accept this invitation. He followed her up stairs into a drawing-room, where a young lady was seated at work.
Página 183 - Lee, she flew with voracious appetite to sate herself on the garbage of any circulating library that fell in her way. The effects of such a taste were exhibited in her manners. Being very pretty, she became very sentimental. She dressed like a wood nymph ; and talked, as if her soul were made up of love and sorrow. Neither of these emotions she...

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