The Honey-moon, Volume 2

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Page 29 - ... patroness. Mr. Marshall, a calculating man of business, finding flirtation after flirtation go off without the conclusion matrimonial, and knowing the fortune to be considerable, began to look on Matilda as the probable heiress ; and except from her youngest brother William, a clever but unlucky school boy, who delighted in plaguing his sister, and laughing at sentimental friendships, this intimacy, from which all but one member was sedulously excluded, was cherished and promoted by the whole...
Page 4 - An original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, Humorous, comprising scenes and sketches in every Rank of Society, being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious.
Page 4 - Pierce Egan's Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry and Logic in their Pursuits through Life in an< out of London, AC., London, 8vo.
Page 24 - He would suit you. He is melancholy too, but only by fits. Would you like to make his acquaintance ? " " Authors are best known by their writings," replied Walstein ; " I admire his, because, amid much wildness, he is a great reader of the human heart, and I find many echoes in his pages of what I dare only to think and to utter in solitude.
Page 21 - Dresden?' said Madame de Schulembourg. 'At this moment, decidedly Dresden,' replied her companion. 'Ah! that is a compliment,' said Madame de Schulembourg, after a moment's musing. ' My dear Mr. Walstein,' she continued, looking up with an arch expression, ' never pay me compliments.' 'You mistake me: it was not a compliment,' replied Walstein. ' It was a sincere and becoming tribute of gratitude for three hours of endurable existence.' 'You know that you are my patient,' rejoined Madame de Schulembourg.
Page 122 - Presence is made manifest iri the still small, voice after the calm, or as the voice of a trumpet among thunders and lightnings and thick clouds from the mount, — since no longer the voice of the Lord God is heard walking in the garden in the cool of the day, or calming the fierce waves with
Page 30 - William told her, about the same effect that armour similar to Don Quixote's would have produced upon Sancho Panza. One of her chief services in the character of confidant, was of course to listen to the several love passages of which, since she was of the age of Juliet, her friend's history might be said to have consisted. How she had remained so long unmarried might have moved some wonder, since she seemed always immersed in the passion which leads to such a conclusion ; but then her love was something...
Page 16 - You did not suffer from this melancholy when travelling ? " " Occasionally : but the fits were never so profound, and were very evanescent." " Travel is action," replied Schulembourg. " Believe me, that in action you can alone find a cure." " What is action ? " inquired Walstein. " Travel I have exhausted. The world is quiet. There are no wars now, no revolutions. Where can I find a career?" " Action," replied Schulembourg, " is the exercise of our faculties.
Page 73 - Slow sinks, more lovely ere his race be run, Along Morea's hills the setting sun...
Page 17 - Your advice is profound,' replied Walstein, 'and you have struck upon a sympathetic chord. But what am I to do ? I have no object.' 'You are a very ambitious man,' replied the physician. ' How know you that ?' said Walstein, somewhat hastily, and slightly blushing. 'We doctors know many strange things,' replied Schulembourg, with a smile. ' Come now, would you like to be prime minister of Saxony?' 'Prime minister of Oberon!' said Walstein, laughing; "tis indeed a great destiny.

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