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Page 211 - He laughed himself from court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For, spite of him, the weight of business fell On Absalom, and wise Achitophel ; Thus, wicked but in will, of means bereft, He left not faction, but of that was left.
Page 28 - ... a price; that it had power to reconcile him to those, whom he had most offended and provoked; and continued to his age with that rare felicity, that his company was acceptable, where his spirit was odious; and he was at least pitied, where he was most detested.
Page 156 - ... bewailing the unhappy life he " lived, both with respect to himself, who, by the " excess of pleasures which he indulged to himself, " was indeed without the true delight and relish of " any ; and in respect to his government, which he " totally neglected, and of which the kingdom was " so sensible, that it could not be long before he felt
Page 553 - ... you might as well take the book along with them ; one cold eternal winter would reign in every page of it : restore them to the writer, — he steps forth like a bridegroom, — bids All hail ; brings in variety, and forbids the appetite to fail. All the dexterity is in the good cookery and management of them...
Page 213 - In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half-hung, The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with straw, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies — alas!