An Apology for the Life of George Anne Bellamy, Late of Covent-Garden Theatre, Volume 4

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author, and sold, 1786

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Page 68 - Ah little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death And all the sad variety of pain.
Page 57 - Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words, Remembers me of all his gracious parts, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form; Then, have I reason to be fond of grief ? Fare you well: had you such a loss as I, I could give better comfort than you do.
Page 68 - ... they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death And all the sad variety of pain. How many sink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame.
Page 178 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Page 43 - Indiana, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
Page 67 - As I put my hand into my pocket, to take .out my handkerchief in order to dry my tears, I felt fome halfpence there which I did not know I was poflefled of. And now my native humanity, which had been deprefled, as well as every other good propenfity, by defpair, found means to refume it
Page 63 - Though plung'd in ills, and exercis'd in care, Yet never let the noble mind despair: When press'd by dangers, and beset with foes, The gods their timely succour interpose ; And when our virtue sinks, o'erwhelm'd with grief, By unforeseen expedients, bring relief.
Page 172 - Worth makes the man and want of it the fellow, And all the rest is leather and prunella.

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