The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

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C. Bathurst, W. Strahan, 1784 - 28 páginas
 

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Página 35 - And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.
Página 35 - And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
Página 243 - She was sickly from her childhood until about the age of fifteen, but then grew into perfect health, and was looked upon as one of the most beautiful, graceful, and agreeable young women in London, only a little too fat. Her hair was blacker than a raven, and every feature of her face in perfection.
Página 245 - This is the night of the funeral, which my sickness will not suffer me to attend. It is now nine at night ; and I am removed into another apartment, that I may not see the light in the church, which is just over against the window of my bed-chamber.
Página 243 - ... acquaintance in Ireland, I prevailed with her and her dear friend and companion, the other lady, to draw what money they had into Ireland, a great part of their fortune being in annuities upon funds.
Página 72 - Simeon and Levi are brethren ; Instruments of cruelty are in their habitations. O my soul, come not thou into their secret ; Unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united : For in their anger they slew a man, And in their selfwill they digged down a wall. Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce ; And their wrath, for it was cruel : 1 will divide them in Jacob, And scatter them in Israel.
Página 394 - ... attended at his lodgings, and followed him with huzzas, as he went to court, or returned from it. As he was a man of humour, he would always thank them for their civilities, when he left them at the door, to go in to the king ; and would let them know exactly at what hour he intended to come out again, and return to his lodgings.
Página 183 - I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution.
Página 268 - The two maxims, of any great man at court are* always to keep his countenance, and never to keep his word.
Página 244 - Never was any of her sex born with better gifts of the mind, or who more improved them by reading and conversation.

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