The Staff Officer: Or, the Soldier of Fortune : a Tale of Real Life, Volume 2

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E. L. Carey & A. Hart, 1833

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Pagina 213 - The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.
Pagina 104 - Horatio, what a wounded name, Things standing thus unknown, shall live behind me. If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart, Absent thee from felicity awhile, And in this harsh world draw thy breath in pain, To tell my story.
Pagina 98 - Farewell the tranquil mind ! Farewell content ! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That make ambition virtue ! O, farewell ! Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner ; and all quality. Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war ! And O, you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell ! Othello's occupation's gone ! lago.
Pagina 45 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Pagina 223 - This case will be found minutely detailed in the fourth and fifth volumes of the " Transactions of the Association of Fellows and Licentiates of the King and Queen's College of Physicians in Ireland.
Pagina 222 - THE FAMILY DYER AND SCOURER; Being a Complete Treatise on the Arts of Dying and Cleaning every article of Dress, whether made of Wool, Cotton, Silk, Flax, or Hair ; also Bed and Window Furniture, Carpels, Hearth-rugs, Counterpanes, Bonnets, Feathers, &c.
Pagina 209 - The adventures follow each other with delightful rapidity and variety ; occasionally there is a deep and thrilling touch of pathos, which we feel not a bit the less acutely, because the trouble and wo of the parties have originated in the familiar and somewhat laughable act of pulling an ear.
Pagina 221 - Oracle" contains a good number of new points connected with training prime horses; and the owners of working cattle, also, will find their profit in consulting the practical remarks that are applicable to their teams ; on the principle that health preserved is better than disease removed.
Pagina 210 - Admirable. Truly, intensely Irish. The whole book has the brogue — never were the outrageous whimsicalities of that strange, wild, imaginative people so characteristically displayed; nor, in the midst of all the fun, frolic, and folly, is there any dearth of poetry, pathos, and passion. The author's a jewel, and he will be reviewed next number. Shepherd. The Eerishers are marchin in leeterature, pawri pashu? wi
Pagina 222 - THE HORSE IN ALL HIS VARIETIES AND USES; His breeding, rearing, and management, whether in labour or rest ; with RULES occasionally interspersed, for his PRESERVATION from disease. By JOHN LAWRENCE, author of "The History of the Horse,

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