The Fool of Quality: Or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland, Volume 2
W. Johnston, 1767
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Page 182 - Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen ; for we be brethren. Is not the whole land before thee ? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go the left.
Page 125 - In taverns and some other places, he who is the most of a bully, is the most of — a Gentleman. With heralds, every Esquire is, indisputably, — a Gentleman. And the highwayman, in his manner of taking your purse; and your friend, in his manner of deceiving your wife, may, however, be allowed to have — much of the Gentleman. Plato, among the philosophers, was " the most of a man of fashion " ; and therefore allowed, at the court of Syracuse, to be — the most of a Gentleman.
Page 187 - I would to God that not only thou, but alfo all that hear me this day, were both almoft, and altogether fuch as I am, except thefe bonds.
Page 192 - ... them by the ears ; and this provoked and began to make me very angry with him ; and thus one fault brought me into another after it, like — Water my chickens come clock.
Page 179 - John was made prisoner, and soon after conducted by the Black Prince to England. The prince entered London in triumph, amid the throng and acclamations of millions of the people. But then this rather appeared to be the triumph of the French king than that of his conqueror. John was seated on a proud steed royally robed, and attended by a numerous and gorgeous train of the British nobility...
Page 126 - Now, as underlings are ever ambitious of imitating and usurping the manners of their superiors; and as this state of mortality is incident to perpetual change and revolution, it may happen, that when the populace, by encroaching on the province of gentility, have arrived to their ne plus ultra of insolence, irreligion, &c.
Page 181 - No, my lord, said Sir Joseph; they are lilies of the valley, they toil not, neither do they spin, yet you see that no monarch, in all his glory, was ever arrayed like one of these.
Page 124 - There is no term in our language more common than that of gentleman ; and, whenever it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the qualities they think requisite for constituting this character. When we hear the epithets of a " fine gentleman, a pretty gentleman...
Page 124 - ... some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the qualities they think requisite for constituting this character. When we hear the epithets of a " fine gentleman, a pretty gentleman, much of a gentleman, gentleman,like, something of a gentleman, nothing of a gentleman...
Page 126 - ... embellished by manners that are fashionable in high life. In this case, fortune and fashion are the two constituent ingredients in the composition of modern Gentlemen; for whatever the fashion may be, whether moral or immoral, for or against reason, right or wrong, it is equally the duty of a Gentleman to conform.