The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 54;Volume 127

William Makepeace Thackeray
Smith, Elder and Company, 1923
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Página 88 - And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him. 3 And he answered and said unto them, What did Moses command you? 4 And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.
Página 58 - He, and another neighbour of mine, one Mr. Samuel Johnson, set out this morning for London together. Davy Garrick to be with you early the next week, and Mr. Johnson to try his fate with a tragedy, and to see to get himself employed in some translation, either from the Latin or the French. Johnson is a very good scholar and poet, and I have great hopes will turn out a fine tragedy-writer. If it should any way lie in your way, I doubt not but you would be ready to recommend and assist your countryman,...
Página 60 - His studies had been so various, that I am not able to name a man of equal knowledge. His acquaintance with books was great, and what he did not immediately know, he could, at least, tell where to find.
Página 534 - Whose every word is sense and law, For what his greatness hath decreed, Like laws of Persia and of Mede, Sacred through all the realm of Wit, Must never of repeal admit...
Página 696 - I smell the blood of an Englishman, Be he alive or be he dead, I'll grind his bones to make my bread.
Página 611 - And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying ; Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird...
Página 507 - Mais feindre d'ignorer ce qu'on sait, de savoir tout ce qu'on ignore ; d'entendre ce qu'on ne comprend pas, de ne point ouïr ce qu'on entend ; surtout de pouvoir au delà de ses forces ; avoir souvent pour grand secret de cacher qu'il n'y en a point; s'enfermer pour tailler des plumes, et paraître profond quand on n'est, comme on dit, que vide et creux ; jouer bien ou mal un personnage; répandre des espions et pensionner des traîtres ; amollir des cachets, intercepter des lettres, et tâcher...
Página 60 - Of Gilbert Walmsley, thus presented to my mind, let me indulge myself in the remembrance. I knew him very early; he was one of the first friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice.
Página 8 - I know not how, but martial men are given to love; I think it is but as they are given to wine ; for perils commonly ask to be paid in pleasures.
Página 57 - Walking in a wood when it rained, was, I think, the only rural image he pleased his fancy with; "for (says he) after one has gathered the apples in an orchard, one wishes them well baked, and removed to a London eating-house for enjoyment.

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