The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 13

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Joseph Rogerson - Fashion

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Page 98 - She, who ne'er answers till a husband cools, Or, if she rules him, never shows she rules; Charms by accepting, by submitting sways, Yet has her humour most, when she obeys...
Page 129 - Rising in fearless grace with every swell, Thou seem'st as if a spirit meekly brave Dwelt in thy cell : Lifting alike thy head Of placid beauty, feminine yet free, Whether with foam or pictured azure spread The waters be. What is like thee, fair flower, The gentle and the firm? thus bearing up To the blue sky that alabaster cup, As to the shower?
Page 267 - Well, fourteen captains came to him, and said, ' Here we are, will you now go...
Page 160 - Sir," said the baron, addressing the young gentleman, " the fault which was committed by throwing the line into confusion might, in the presence of an enemy, have been fatal ; I arrested you as its supposed author, but I have reason to believe that I was mistaken, and that, in this instance, you were blameless. I ask your pardon ; return to your command ; I would not deal unjustly toward any one, much less toward one whose character as an officer is so respectable.
Page 158 - In the winter he returned to the city ; it was in the highest state of prosperity. The number of inhabitants increased a third in a few years. Manufactures found their profit — art, honour — every one security. Never was the court more lively, more agreeable, more intellectual ; no expenditure was too great to be lavished on religious and secular festivals, on amusements and theatres, on presents and marks of favour. It was heard with pleasure that Juliano Medici, with his young wife, thought...
Page 127 - Now, let us thank the Eternal Power, convinced That Heaven but tries our virtue by affliction : That oft the cloud which wraps the present hour, Serves but to brighten all our future days ! [Eteunt onina.
Page 160 - ... Naples and Sardinia, descend only to the eldest sons in succession ; but the cadets of all these houses, though they possess neither the same titles not privileges, are nor less noble than the heads of their respective houses. The British gentry have not only been distinguished by coats of arms, but have given liveries to their retainers from time immemorial. When Henry the Fowler wished to polish the Germans, he sent commissioners to England to observe the regularity and order with which the...
Page 266 - Harold," with which she seemed quite familiar. She then asked me to give her some of my imitations of him from the " Rejected Addresses." These she did not seem quite so well to comprehend. I told her all I knew of him before he went abroad, to which, like Desdemona,
Page 92 - ... received. I shall conclude this paper, as I did my last, on the same subject, with a general remark. As they who possess less than they expected cannot be happy, to expatiate in chimerical prospects of felicity is to insure the anguish of disappointment, and to lose the power of enjoying whatever may be possessed. Let not youth, therefore, imagine, that with all the advantages of nature and education, marriage will be a constant reciprocation of delight, over which externals will have little...

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