Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence of Thomas Moore: Diary. Letters. Postscript. Index

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Страница 30 - For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant To be the true church militant ; Such as do build their faith upon The holy text of pike and gun ; Decide all controversies by Infallible artillery ; And prove their doctrine orthodox By apostolic blows and knocks...
Страница 14 - The last of our five children is now gone, and we are left desolate and alone. Not a single relative have I now left in the world!
Страница 114 - I have already altered my whole plan to please him, and I will do so no more, for I should make as long a voyage of it as his own ' Columbus,' if I attended to all his objections.
Страница 6 - At length, angered by this rival performance, Kemble walked with solemn step to the front of the stage, and, addressing the audience in his most tragic tones, said, ' Ladies and gentlemen, unless the play is stopped, the child cannot possibly go on.
Страница 134 - I must dwindle into an humble follower — a Byronian. This is disheartening, and I sometimes doubt whether I shall publish it at all; though at the same time, if I may trust my own judgment, I think I never wrote so well before.
Страница 31 - Shall I ask the brave soldier, who fights by my side In the cause of mankind, if our creeds agree? Shall I give up the friend I have valued and tried, If he kneel not before the same altar with me...
Страница 5 - Mr. Speaker, have we laws or have we not laws? If we have laws, to what purpose were those laws made unless they are obeyed ?" Opposition side : " Mr. Speaker, did that gentleman speak to the purpose or not to the purpose, and if he did not speak to the purpose, to what purpose did he speak?
Страница 192 - I would not change the miseries of love For all the world calls happiness." Medwin disdained to reply to Ella's apt quotation in plain prose, and forthwith responded, — " Know'st thou two hearts by love subdued — Ask them which fate they covet — whether Health, joy, and life in solitude, Or sickness, grief, and death together.
Страница 113 - Rogers and I had a very pleasant tour of it, though I felt throughout it all, as I always feel with him, that the fear of losing his good opinion almost embitters the possession of it...

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