The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, Volumen49,Parte1

Portada
F. C. and J. Rivington, 1820
 

Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario

No encontramos ningún comentario en los lugares habituales.

Páginas seleccionadas

Otras ediciones - Ver todas

Términos y frases comunes

Pasajes populares

Página 204 - Still to be neat, still to be drest, As you were going to a feast ; Still to be powdered, still perfumed: Lady, it is to be presumed, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound. Give me a look, give me a face; That makes simplicity a grace ; Robes loosely flowing, hair as free : Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all the adulteries of art ; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart.
Página 284 - Drapery, if you ask me my opinion," cried Mrs Freke, "drapery, whether wet or dry, is the most confoundedly indecent thing in the world." "That depends on public opinion, I allow," said Mr Percival. "The Lacedaemonian ladies, who were veiled only by public opinion, were better covered from profane eyes, than some English ladies are in wet drapery.
Página 1 - Portman, of whom she was determined to get rid with all convenient expedition. Belinda was handsome, graceful, sprightly, and highly accomplished ; her aunt had endeavoured to teach her that a young lady's chief business is to please in society, that all her charms and accomplishments should be invariably subservient to one grand object — the establishing herself in the world : For this, hands, lips, and eyes were put to school, And each instructed feature had its rule.

Información bibliográfica