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A Journey From This World To The Next

Auhtor: Henry Fielding

Language: english
Published: 1749

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Review by O. Brown, August 2006


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... a tendency, that it can never be too often or too strongly inculcated on the minds of men. Chapter Ii.CHAPTER II. In which the author first ...
... a league's distance, and increase gradually as you approach. In the same manner did the smell I have just mentioned, more and more invade us, till one ...
... difficulty to obtain a pardon for me from the emperor, which he said, he had struggled very hardly for, as he had worked the discovery out of me. He ...
... the disease which had delivered me from the flesh. My guide and I traversed many streets, and knocked at several doors, but to no purpose. At one, we ...
... found in that city. He then inquired into the particulars of my case, and was no sooner acquainted with them than he informed me that the Maladie Alamode ...
... any handsome male spirits. Hence I accounted for the truth of an observation I had often made on earth, that nothing is more fortunate than handsome ...
... take one step more into the other world first for no man enters that gate without charity. A very stately figure now presented himself, and, informing ...
... he would never part with me from about his person. So that the first armed force I ever beheld was that with which Marcian surrounded the palace, where ...
... condition was more to be envied than my former: but upon my word it was very little so for, by possessing everything almost before I desired it, I ...
... apprehend they were extremely great, notwithstanding the handsome appearance of their daughter at Rome. Upon examination, her fortune exceeded my expectation, ...
... little consideration spoke to me as follows:-. 'You, Mr. Wiseman, stand forth if you please. Believe me, sir, a trip back again to earth will ...
... of the reflection on the character of the greatest noble-nay, even the king himself of which I will give you a very bold instance. One day his simple ...
... his death he left her a very well accustomed begging-hut, situated on the side of a steep hill, where travelers could not immediately escape from us, ...
... in my escaping the bottomless pit, which half my crimes committed in any other capacity would have entitled me to. . Chapter Xxi. Julian's ...
... 'Bless me, was ever anything so fine as the earl of Devonshire. Sure he and Sir Hugh Bigot are the two best dressed men I ever saw.' Now both those ...
... assistance in this struggle between him and pope Innocent the third, in which he was so manifestly in the right nor have suffered the insolence of ...
... of being preferred or commended for the second, I was enjoined a very severe penance by my superior, for ludicrously comparing the pope to a f-t. ...
... transports of his joy made me believe him wholly mine, and this belief gave me such happiness that no language affords words to express it, and can be ...
... who I was convinced would raise me to an empire if in his power, and who had enough in his power to give me all I desired. But he was deaf to all I could ...
... it to me, and I agreed with him in his sentiments but then, as a great proof of my goodness, I always endeavored to excuse her, by saying a lady so long ...