An apology for the life of George Anne Bellamy, written by herself [ed. by A. Bicknell]. To which is added her original letter to John Calcraft, Volume 3

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Page 71 - That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please. Give me that man That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart, As I do thee.
Page 68 - Lordfhip would not- fuffer me to. enter the. gate, left the noifomenefs of the place fhould prove difagreeable to me; but he ordered the coachman to drive to the George Inn in the Borough, where a dinner was ordered for the happy wretches he was about to liberate.
Page 55 - As we were walking in the Park one day, we heard a poor fellow was to be chastised ; when I requested the General to beg off the offender. Upon his application to the general officer, whose name was Dury, he asked Braddock how long since he had divested himself of...
Page 80 - HAIL ye small sweet courtesies of life, for smooth do ye make the road of it! like grace and beauty which beget inclinations to love at first sight : 'tis ye who open this door and let the stranger in.
Page 126 - Thou trembleft; and the whitenefs in thy cheek Is apter than thy tongue to tell thy errand. Even fuch a man, fo faint, fo fpiritlefs, So dull, fo dead in look, fo woe-be-gone...
Page 67 - We none of us know him by any other marks," replied the man, " but by his humanity and his blue coat.
Page 66 - ... man. On his expressing an inclination for this purpose, Major Vaughan and another gentleman undertook to watch his lordship's motions. They accordingly set out ; and observing him to go to St. George's Fields, they followed him at a distance, till they lost sight of...
Page 101 - I dont be" live it was Mr. knox you read of at Bath, for he " is hear and pray write me word when you faw
Page 137 - Upon a further investigation of the affair, Mr Calcraft found that the lease given to the farmer had been forged, purposely to raise money upon. Mr Fox had made this Ayliffe a riding commissary. The income arising from this employment was alone more than sufficient to support such a family as his; but he had, in addition to it, adopted the profession of buying estates.

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