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253 페이지 - Poor stuff! No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero (smiling) must drink brandy.
24 페이지 - To abolish a status, which in all ages GOD has sanctioned, and man has continued, would not only be robbery to an innumerable class of our fellow-subjects, but it would be extreme cruelty to the African savages, a portion of whom it saves from massacre, or intolerable bondage in 'their own country, and introduces into a much happier state of life; especially now when their passage to the West Indies, and their treatment there, is humanely regulated. To abolish this trade would be to ' " shut the...
125 페이지 - I could write a better book of cookery than has ever yet been written; it should be a book upon philosophical principles. Pharmacy is now made much more simple. Cookery may be made so too. A prescription which is now compounded of five ingredients, had formerly fifty in it. So in cookery, if the nature of the ingredients be well known, much fewer will do.
361 페이지 - Having spent an evening at Mr. Langton's with the Reverend Dr. Parr, he was much pleased with the conversation of that learned gentleman ; and after he was gone, said to Mr. Langton, ' 'Sir, I am obliged to you for having asked me this evening. Parr is a fair man. I do not know when I have had an occasion of such free controversy. It is remarkable how much of a man's life may pass without meeting with any instance of this kind of open discussion.
124 페이지 - Before dinner Dr. Johnson seized upon Mr. Charles Sheridan's "Account of the Late Revolution in Sweden," and seemed to read it ravenously, as if he devoured it, which was to all appearance his method of studying. "He knows how to read better than any one (said Mrs, Knowles) ; he gets at the substance of a book directly ; he tears out the heart of it.
17 페이지 - Andes' clifted side, Or by the Nile's coy source abide ; Or, starting from your half-year's sleep, From Hecla view the thawing deep ; Or, at the purple dawn of day, Tadmor's marble waste survey. observing,
102 페이지 - They are happy as brutes are happy, with a piece of fresh meat — with the grossest sensuality. But, Sir, the profession of soldiers and sailors has the dignity of danger. Mankind reverence those who have got over fear, which is so general a weakness.
99 페이지 - Sir: celebrated men, such as you have mentioned, have had their applause at a distance; but Garrick had it dashed in his face, sounded in his ears, and went home every night with the plaudits of a thousand in his cranium. Then, Sir, Garrick did not find, but made his way to the tables, the levees, and almost the bed-chambers of the great. Then, Sir, Garrick had under him a numerous body of people ; who, from fear of his power, and hopes of his favour, and admiration of his talents, were constantly...
376 페이지 - Depend upon it, said he, that if a man talks of his misfortunes, there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him ; for where there is nothing but pure misery, there never is any recourse to the mention of it.