The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq: With the Life of the Author. In Twelve Volumes. A New Edition. To which is Now First Added, The Fathers; Or, The Good-natured Man, Volum 1

W. Strahan, J. Rivington and Sons, 1783

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Pàgina 50 - To think those greater, who're above us ; Another instance of my glory, Who live above you, twice two story ; And from my garret can look down On the whole street of Arlington...
Pàgina 46 - Temple was remarkably intense ; and though it happened that the early taste he had taken of pleasure would occasionally return upon him, and conspire' with his spirits and vivacity to carry him into the wild enjoyments of the town, yet it was particular in him, that, amidst all his dissipations, nothing could suppress the thirst he had for knowledge, and the delight he felt in reading...
Pàgina 284 - Well, Mr. Dash, have you done that murder yet? Dash. Yes, sir, the murder is done; I am only about a few moral reflections to place before it. Book. Very well : then let me have the ghost finished by this day se'nnight.
Pàgina 32 - T' inspect a mite, not comprehend the heav'n? Or touch, if tremblingly alive all o'er, To smart and agonize at ev'ry pore? Or quick effluvia darting thro' the brain, Die of a rose in aromatic pain?
Pàgina 42 - em!' replied the bard, 'if the scene is not a good one, let them find that out.
Pàgina 288 - This is to give notice to all gentlemen, ladies, and others, that at the...
Pàgina 66 - ... composition ; it turns upon a single event, attended with many circumstances, and many subordinate incidents, which seem, in the progress of the work, to perplex, to entangle, and to involve the whole in difficulties, and lead on the reader's imagination, with an...
Pàgina 62 - Mr. Young proceeded on his journey, till he arrived very quietly and calmly in the enemy's camp, where he was, with difficulty, brought to a recollection of himfelf by the repetition of S>ui •г/я là, from the foldiers upon duty.
Pàgina 43 - When he had contracted to bring on a play, or a farce, it is well known, by many of his friends now living, that he would go home rather late from a tavern, and would, the next morning, deliver a scene to the players, written upon the papers which had wrapped the tobacco in which he so much delighted.
Pàgina 43 - ... all his other talents ; at another his invention runs riot, and multiplies incidents and characters in a manner repugnant to all the received laws of the drama.

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