Horace Walpole mentions, in a letter to George Montague, dated June 23, I, a party of pleasure of ladies and gentlemen, of which he made one, at Vauxhall: "We got into the best order we could, and marched to our barge, with a boat of French horns attending, and little Ashe singing.
We must cautiously discriminate between the outward act and the inward sentiment. Luttridge, owing to a quarrel that arose out of an election squib, when each lady appeared on the ground in male attire, with a pistol in her hand and attended by a female second.
Let those who wish to understand what might happen in the streets of London in the reign of Queen Anne, read the attempt of Captain Hill to seize and run away with the beautiful actress, Mrs.
But it proves nothing unless we know its exchangeable value —that is, the proportion it bore to the value of other commodities, and the price of labour, or, in other words, the rate of wages. We have Mr. And she says, " May toupees, powder, lace, and essence the composition of the modern pretty fellows follow them in troops to stare and be.
Hackman, who shot her at the door of the opera, and was afterwards hanged. Surely we all know Sir Roger well, and fully agree with the'Spectator' that "his singularities proceed from his good sense, and are contradictions to the manners of the world, only as he thinks the world is in the wrong.
For by lying, bullying, and swearing, to extort money from the silly and unwary people, you advance your business, and gets ye pelf which always wastes like snow in sun shiney day. Nor while we congratulate ourselves upon the progress made in civilization and refinement, must we forget "the beam that is in our own eye.
There is introduced a long episode called'The Memoirs of a Lady of Quality,' or, in other words, the adventures of a kept mistress, who, in early life was married to a nobleman. However, I will leave you, and report your behaviour, and whatever visit I make, I shall first inquire at the door whether you are in the house, that I may be sure to avoid you.
And yet Steele wrote' The Christian Hero. In I Dr. We shall have little cause to boast of our superior morality, if we Compound for sins we are inclined to, By damning those we have no mind to. In some respects we may be thankful for a vast improvement, and it would be lamentable indeed if it were not so.
And in' Humphry Clinker,' Mr. Kitts and found guilty of killing Mr.