The Invisible Spy, Volume 3

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T. Gardner, 1755 - English fiction
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Page 195 - Deftrudlive, damnable, deceitful woman ! Woman, to man firft as a bleffing giv'n; When innocence and love were in their prime, Happy a while in Paradife they lay, But quickly woman long'd to go aftray ; Some foolifh, new adventure needs muft prove, And the firft devil...
Page 15 - Some wile -men, and fome fools, we call ; Figures, alas ! of fpeech, for Deftiny plays us all. Me from the womb the midwife Mufe did take...
Page 4 - Others, convinc'd by melancholy Proof, Enquire when courteous Fates will ftrike em off. Some, by what means they may redrefs the Wrong, When Fathers the Pofleflion keep too long.
Page 251 - tis his ; and has been flave to tho-ufands; But he, that filches from me my good name, Robs me of That, which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed.
Page 14 - ... wound ; With grunts and groans the foreft rings around. So fought the knights, and fighting muft abide, Till fate an umpire fends their difference to decide. The pow'r that minifters to God's decrees, And executes on earth what heav'n forefees, Call'd providence, or chance, or fatal fway, Comes with refiftlefs force, and finds or makes her way.
Page 3 - Of fuch as pay to be reputed fools : Globes ftand on globes; volumes on * volumes lie, * And planetary fchemes amufe the eye. * The fage in velvet chair, here lolls at ' eafe, * To promife future health for prefent • fees : B 3 Then * Then, as from Tripod, folemn.fhams ' reveals, And, what the Stars know nothing • of, foretels.
Page 65 - There is a Luft in Man, no Charm can tame, Of loudly publifhing his Neighbour's Shame : On On Eagles Wings immortal Scandals fly, . While virtuous Aftions are but born and die.

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