The English Metropolis, Or, London in the Year 1820: Containing Satirical Strictures on Public Manners, Morals, and Amusements ; a Young Gentleman's Adventures ; and Characteristic Anecdotes of Several Eminent Individuals who Now Figure in this Great Theatre of Temporary Exhibition
Barnard and Farley, and sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1820 - 320 páginas
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Página 132 - Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, and the word to the action...
Página 273 - ... twere, the mirror up to nature; to shew virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure.
Página 132 - A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain. And drinking largely sobers us again.
Página 8 - London (a); a place not dignified with the name of a colony, but the chief residence of merchants, and the great mart of trade and commerce.
Página 235 - O most pernicious woman! 0 villain, villain, smiling, damned villain! My tables, — meet it is I set it down, That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain; At least I'm sure it may be so in Denmark. — [Writing. So, uncle, there you are. — Now to my word; It is "Adieu, adieu! remember me,
Página 290 - If men of wit, who think fit to write for the stage, instead of this pitiful way of giving delight, would turn their thoughts upon raising it from such good natural impulses as are in the audience, but are choked up by vice and luxury, they would not only please, but befriend us at the same time.
Página 211 - Though deep, yet clear j though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full.
Página 20 - Tis not a lip, or eye, we beauty call, But the joint force and full result of all. Thus when we view some...
Página 311 - South' wark parishes are accordingly here reckoned among the out-parishes. 3. The city of Westminster, once an Episcopal See, and now the seat of government, adjoins the city of London, extending westward. 4. The appellation of the out-parishes is taken from the London Bills of Mortality, which were first used in the year 1562; and, from 1603, have been kept in regular series. These bills were intended to afford timely notice of any alarming increase of the plague, from which London was then seldom...