The American Wanderer: Through Various Parts of Europe, in a Series of Letters to a Lady (interspersed with a Variety of Interesting Anecdotes)

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J. Robson, 1783 - 422 pages

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Page 151 - He !*ot out a third time, and addressing himself to the coachman, was answered in a surly tone, " that he had already got his complement," and would have drove off without him, had not Preville called out, that as the stranger appeared to be a very little man, they would, to accommodate the gentleman, contrive to make room.
Page 150 - ... a stranger. This he did twice, and was admitted each time into the coach as a fresh passenger, to the astonishment and admiration of Preville. He whipped out a third time, and, addressing himself to the coachman, was answered, in a surly tone, " that he had already got his complement...
Page 177 - Univerfal Univerfal Pan Knit with the Graces and the Hours in dance Led on th' eternal fpring. Not that fair field' Of Enna, where Proferpine, gathering flowers,. Herfelf a fairer flower, by gloomy Dis Was gathered : which coft Ceres all that pain To feek her through the world...
Page 253 - But in a tow'r, and never to be loos'd, The woful captive kinfmen are inclos'd. Thus year by year they pafs, and day by day, Till once ('twas on the morn of cheerful May) The young Emilia, fairer to be feen Than the fair lily on the flow'ry green, More frefh than May herfelf in bloffoms new, (For with the rofy colour ftrove her hue) Wak'd, as her cuftom was, before the day, To do th...
Page 150 - Rofcius, being in a gay humour, propofed to go in one of the hired coaches that go to Verfailles, on which road the villa of Preville lies. When they got in, he ordered the coachman to drive on ; who anfwered, that he would do fo as foon as he got his complement of four paflengers.
Page 295 - A figh that heaved the manly breaft of the noble Auftrian, and a big tear that trembled upon his woe-worn cheek, told us that his ficknefs was in his heart, and that he Would never be out of pain until his pulfe fliould forget to move!
Page 298 - He faid, fliould we, as we had given room to hope, vifit their convent on our return from Switzerland, he would tell us the fad ftory of his life — The lady I adored was a native of your happy country, faid...
Page 296 - While the Auftrian held the head of Caefar in his hand he defcanted, with an amiable enthufiafm, upon the virtues of his royal mafter the reigning Emperor, and, by way of relief to the picture, was...
Page 294 - ... the remembrance of his melancholy lot ! I don't know how it was, but a certain pre-fentiment that his might one day be my deftiny, immediately gave me a predilection for the nobly unfortunate...
Page 150 - ... gay humour, propofed to go in one of the hired coaches that go to Verfailles, on which road the villa of Preville lies. When they got in, he ordered the coachman to drive on ; who anfwered, that he would do fo as foon as he got his complement of four paflengers. A caprice immediately feized Garrick ; he determined to give his brother player a fpecimen of his art. While the coachman was attentively plying for paflengers, Garrick flipped out of the door, went round the coach, and, by his...

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