The British Essayists: Adventurer
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absurd acquainted admiration ADVENTURER Agrestis Amana Amelia Anticlea appear Aristotle bagnio Bagshot beauty behold believe Boileau caliph captain character coach conceal conduct consider contempt countenance daugh death Demosthenes desire dignity discovered distress dreadful effect elegance equally Eugenio Euripides Eutyches excellence eyes falsehood father favour felicity folly fortune Freeman genius gratified guilt hand happiness heart Homer honour hope human husband Iliad images imagination immediately kind labour Lady Forrest learned Longinus looked mankind Mantua ment mind misery morning nature ness never Nouraddin object Odyssey opinion Osmin passion perceived perhaps person Pindar pleasure poem poet POPE present produced prosopopoeia punished Quintilian racter reason received SATURDAY says scarce sentiment servant Sir James soon Sophocles soul specta spirit stockjobber suffered tain tears tenderness Theocritus thou thought Tibullus tion truth TUESDAY ulmo Ulysses vanity Ventosus vice virtue wife wish wretched writers
Página 126 - ... with some other prey. But this is only one of the innumerable artifices practised in the universal conspiracy of mankind against themselves ; every age and every condition indulges some darling fallacy ; every man amuses himself with projects which he knows to be improbable, and which, therefore, he resolves to pursue without daring to examine them. Whatever any man ardently desires, he very readily believes that he shall some time attain : he whose intemperance has overwhelmed him with diseases,...