The gentleman in debt, Volume 1; Volume 368

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Page 281 - scape hanging for killing that rogue. I have forsworn his company hourly any time this two and twenty years, and yet I am bewitched with the rogue's company. If the rascal have not given me medicines to make me love him, I'll be hanged; it could not be else; I have drunk medicines.
Page 209 - With well-heap'd logs dissolve the cold, And feed the genial hearth with fires; Produce the wine, that makes us bold, And sprightly wit and love inspires : For what hereafter shall betide, God, if 'tis worth his care, provide.
Page 252 - I thought fit to consult this learned board on the subject. Upon proposing some doubts, and desiring their assistance, a very hopeful young gentleman, my relation, who is to be called to the bar within a year and a half at farthest, told me, that he had ever since I first mentioned duelling turned his head that way...
Page 30 - Whether a cheerful air does rise And elevate her fairer eyes ; Or a pensive heaviness Her lovely eye-lids does depress ; Still the same becoming grace Accompanies her eyes and face ; Still you'd think that habit best, In which her countenance last was drest. Poor beauties ! whom a...
Page 192 - Let us but weigh at what offence we strike ; 'Tis but because we cannot think alike. In punishing of this, we overthrow The laws of nations and of nature too. Beasts are the subjects of tyrannic sway, Where still the stronger on the weaker prey ; Man only of a softer mould is made, Not for his fellows...
Page 48 - ... occasions: some pity you, and condemn your father; others excuse him, and blame you; only the ladies are merciful, and wish you well: since love and pleasurable expense have been your greatest faults. VAL. How now? JERE. Nothing new, sir; I have dispatched some half a dozen duns with as much dexterity, as a hungry judge does causes at dinner time.

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