Copyright infringement liabili^ can be quite severe. But I believe, sir, that instead of a man, I have been describing a monster of the ima- gination ; a thine that neither is, was, nor eveir will be. no; the Uunted beam's of dawning light Skirt the pale orient with uncertain day; And Cynthia, riding on the car of night. Pale, immature,' the blighted verdure springs, Nor mounting juices feed the swelling flower ; Mute all the groves, nor Philomela sings When Silence listens at the midnight hour. And op'ning charms her rude embraces fear : Is she not sprung from April's wayward race. We were informed, indeed, that the electrical engine had been made use of in the cure of several distempers ; but I do not recollect to have heard that they had any great success in that war.About Google Book Search Google's mission is to organize the world's information and to make it universally accessible and useful. THE BRITISH ESSAYISTS WITH PREFACES, BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND CRITICAL. AUTHOR OP THE « NEW BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY.** Seconty ^ition. I am therefore resigned to my condition, and can think without repining of dying a maid (and I hope an M one) since I am not to expect a husband to the wishes of. except that some very few mean people were maoe blintt, that three or four necks were dislocated, and that a child of five years old was frightened into fits.Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. But, what was still more unfortunate, Theo- dfire't valet de chambre was . That happy hero was a Frenchman, who to an imagination 68 THE WORLD. little less romantic than Clar]nda% had added all the £uita8tic levity of his country; which happening first to discover itself in those very shades where she used to meditiate on the hero of Clelia, so captivated }ier heart with Monsieur Antoine the valet^ that her imagination instantly annihilated every circumstance of his rank and fortune^ and added every enchanting accomplishment to his mind and person.It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. There is no resisting the impetuosity of romantic love.Nevertheless, this work is expensive, so in order to keep providing tliis resource, we liave taken steps to prevent abuse by commercial parties, including placing technical restrictions on automated querying. Her father at the same time declared his resolution to disinherit her, if she persisted in her folly : and the more efl Fectually to pre Tent it, he bribed Antonio to leave England; which so inflamed Clarinda*s passion (who considered him as banished on her account) that she made a solemn vow nerer to marry any other man. Such a de- claration as this, while there are so many fortune- hunters, witty sparks, pretty fellows, and grave wi- dowers about town, will undoubtedly strike some hundreds with a flattering hope that I am easily to be carried ofl^; but to silence their pretensions all at once, here follows the description of the only man in the world that I will consent to marry ; and whom I shall beg leave to entitle THE maid's husband. And waft my treasures to a grateful land : Again revive, (m Asians droopiing shore. The perfection at which our home manufactures are arrived we impute in a great measure to the in- genuity of our ordmary handicrafits, to the industry of our ikierchants, and to the honesty and integrity 83r THB WOELD. But iti my humble opi- nion, if our natural philosophers had not kindly stept in to the assistance of the said handicrafts and others^ our manufactures , would scarcely have been carried to 60 great a degree of excellence above those of the ancient as well as of the modem world.We also ask that you: Make non-commercial use of the files We designed Google Book Search for use by individuals, and we request that you use these files for personal, non-commercial purposes. To conclude ; the consequence of this vow was, that the father settled an annuity on his daughter, and entailed his estate on his next kindred. Notwithstanding it is a fatal maxim among wo- men, * To please the eye, though they torment the heart,* yet I am so far an advocate for pleasing the 80. 71 eye, that the man I have an idea of must have a per- son graceful and engaging. Is this the fair invested with my spoil By Europe's laws^ and Senates' stem command ? My Daphne's groves, or Lycia's ancient plain ; Again to Afric's sultry sands restore Embow'ring shades, and Libyan Ammon's fime : Or haste to n(»rthem Zembla's savage coast, ' - There hush to silence elemental strife ; Brood o'er the regions of eternal frost. For by as mudb as we are before all other countries in the knowledge of natural philosophy, by just so much are all other counties behind us in the goodness of their manufactures. As the propriety of dress is so much more dependent on feshion than nature^ I am cautious of affirming that a woman ought, al way to be mistress of a pretty face, before she has the confidence to ap- pear in public with a bare bosom.
But though all who kuew him declared him to be worthy of it, unhappily for Clarinda, she alone thought otherwise.Refrain fivm automated querying Do not send automated queries of any sort to Google's system: If you are conducting research on machine translation, optical character recognition or other areas where access to a large amount of text is helpful, please contact us. This an- nuity she still lives to enjoy; and in the fifty-fifth year of her age prefers the visionary happiness of reading Cleiia and thinking on her Antonio, to the real blessings of those social relations, which in all probability she had enjoyed through life, if she had nerer been a reader of romances. The features of his face must be regular; and though regular, agreeable ; which as yet I hardly remember to ^ave seen, having generally observed that where nature is most exact, she is least engaging. And swell her barren womb with heat and lifa Then Britain '-^Here she ceased. It is by the head of the philosopher that the hand of the m^dianic is put in motion : and tliough the ancient B and a few nations of the modems may have : produced some good hands, yet their having made so mean a figure in trade must be owing to thdr want of ^ilosopjiical heads.We encourage the use of public domain materials for these purposes and may be able to help. His eyes must be lively, spar- kling, and affecting; and over the whole face there must be a clear complexion, health, cheerfulness, and sensibility. Indignant gtht^ And parting pangs her fait* ring tongue suppi^est : Veird in an amber cloud, she sought relief. The manufacture of glass-porcelain and cephalic SDuff were abscdutely unknown to the ancients; and they had very little knowledge in the making thunder and lightning, which our own countr3^en, from the sagacity of our philosophers, and the help of elec-» trical experiments, are now able to make in very con- siderable quantities, to the great honour and emolu- ment of these kingdoms.Google Book Search helps readers discover the world's books while helping authors and publishers reach new audiences. Sir, Your humble servant, reader, and correspondent, A. Though I doubt not but my fair correspondent is thoroughly deserving of the husband she knows so well how to describe, yet I could have wished, for her own sake, as well as for the sake of some happy man, that she had added a qualifying postscript to her letter, signifying that she was wilhng to make some l Uttle abatement in her demands. li man is the one, and the tnnn of knowlc'dge tlie Dllicr. But these cases not being suiticiently attested, and .You can search through the full text of this book on the web at | //books .google .com/I UNIVLKSir t IBRARI I JL • THE BRITISH ESSAYISTS. When gen- tlemen build houses, it is usual with them either to give up oonveniency for a prospect, or prospect for Gonveniency. Exclusive of myself, I know of no such character as tlie lady has descxibeil : nor dare 1 say a word of my own person and accomplishments, being iinfor- tunately near seventy, and a married man. I can assure you with great truth, that you are the first Hian I ever wrote a letter to, or wished to correspond with, except my fisither and my brother. the same sort of cures having been tolerably well per- formed by many regular-bred surgeons and apothe- caries in this town, I was glad to learn that our phi- losophers had confined all their experiments to the manufacture above-mentioned ; the process of whidi is so clear and easy, (all the ingredients being to be found in our own country, and none of them liable to any duty) that I make no doubt of our being abia to bring thunder and lightning to market at a much cheaper price than common gunpowder. My friend rery ho» nes Uy oonfes BCS, that what he has hitherto made is not of a sufficient degree of strength to. I AM indebted to a correspondent for the following allegory. Nor can either be remarkably faulty in point of drapery, provided they do but pay a due regard to shape, quality, and custom. (53 that I believe it would be difficult to find out a &ult or excellence in the one, that could not be paralleled with some corresponding beauty or defect in the other.