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Página 313 - Here Reynolds is laid, and, to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind : His pencil was striking, resistless and grand; His manners were gentle, complying and bland ; Still born to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces, his manners our heart...
Página 313 - I have been trying these three months to do something to make people laugh. There have I been strolling about the hedges, studying jests with a most tragical countenance.
Página 524 - I could speak nothing but German. On the Thursday I started. The nearer I got to England, the cheaper goods were. As soon as I got to Manchester, I laid out all my money, things were so cheap, and I made good profit." " I hope," said , " that your children are not too fond of money and business, to the exclusion of more important things.
Página 313 - We read The Vicar of Wakefield in youth and in age ; we return to it again and again, and bless the memory of an author who contrives so well to reconcile us to human nature.
Página 313 - Low it will be acted, or whether it will be acted at all, are questions I cannot resolve. I am, therefore, so much employed upon that that I am under the necessity of putting off my intended visit to Lincolnshire for this season.
Página 218 - Mrs. Siddons continues to be the mode, and to be modest and sensible. She declines great dinners, and says her business and the cares of her family take up her whole time. When Lord Carlisle carried her the tribute-money from Brooks's, he said she was not manieree enough. "I suppose she was grateful," said my niece, Lady Maria. Mrs. Siddons was desired to play 'Medea' and 'Lady Macbeth.' — " No," she replied, " she did not look on them as female characters.
Página 99 - I am very exactly informed of your impertinent inquiries, and of the information you so busily sent to Richmond, and with what triumph and exultation it was received. I knew every particular of it the next day. Now, mark me, vagabond, — keep to your pantomimes, or be assured you shall hear of it. Meddle no more, thou busy informer. It is in my power to make you curse the hour in which you dared to interfere with Junius.
Página 524 - Ibs. of gold to sell. I went to the sale and bought it all. I knew the Duke of Wellington must have it. I had bought a great many of his bills at a discount. The Government sent for me and said they must have it. When they had got it, they did not know how to get it to Portugal. I undertook all that, and I sent it through France ; and that was the best business I ever did.