The Secret History of the Present Intrigues of the Court of Caramania

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Printed: and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminister, 1727 - 348 pages
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Page 328 - Check, with too much greedinefs we devour, and the rich Sweets with too much Plenty cloy. To all this may be added, that ISMONDA buoying up Ambition with...
Page 90 - English very well, and thus he knew the meaning of all that the ladies had been saying ; and he was too well acquainted with human nature not to know that the end of such a consultation and deliberation as that would be the purchase of the bracelet, and was therefore not at all disposed to abate the price.
Page 327 - Man fears to lofe, he is for ever endeavouring to preferve ; but when Doubt is no more, and you have no farther to do than to go on in. one...
Page 5 - MARMILLIO, (a Caramanian Nobleman who from his Childhood had been bred up with him, had ever been his...
Page 5 - MARMILLIO, who prefently faw the Condition of his Prince, kept it from being perceivable by the Husband ; but the fair Occafton was too fenfible of the Force of her Charms, to be decciv'd in that manner ; fhe both knew and triumph'd in the Conqueft fhe had made ; and tho...
Page 6 - THEODORE, on the other fide, was no fooncr departed from the prefence of his adored ISMONDA, than he was convinced by the pain he was in, what...
Page 5 - THEODORE, rouzing all that was vain or ambitious in her Soul, made her in very great B 3 danger danger of fwerving from that Puty, me had, till now, preferved with all imaginable ftridnefs.
Page 4 - Feaft, and heighten'd every plcafure, was the prefencc of the lovely ISMONDA, Wife to ADRASTUS. The Heart of THEODORE, till now...

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