will not tamely permit her to exhibit
herself as an interesting penitent.
Let us examine this in one example; for instance, in the behaviour of the great audience on that scene which Nature was pleased to exhibit
in the twelfth chapter of the preceding book, where she introduced Black George running away with the L500 from his friend and benefactor.
But, without preaching, the truth may surely be borne in mind, that the bustle, and triumph, and laughter, and gaiety which Vanity Fair exhibits
in public, do not always pursue the performer into private life, and that the most dreary depression of spirits and dismal repentances sometimes overcome him.
His sitting-room was the first-floor front, his bedroom the second-floor front; and thus, whether he were sitting at his desk in his parlour, or standing before the dressing- glass in his dormitory, he had an equal opportunity of contemplating human nature in all the numerous phases it exhibits
, in that not more populous than popular thoroughfare.
In the first place, I wish to lay before you a particular, plain statement, touching the living bulk of this leviathan, whose skeleton we are briefly to exhibit
The page said, further, that dinner was about ended in the great hall by this time, and that as soon as the sociability and the heavy drinking should begin, Sir Kay would have me in and exhibit
me before King Arthur and his illustrious knights seated at the Table Round, and would brag about his exploit in capturing me, and would probably exaggerate the facts a little, but it wouldn't be good form for me to correct him, and not over safe, either; and when I was done being exhibited
, then ho for the dungeon; but he, Clarence, would find a way to come and see me every now and then, and cheer me up, and help me get word to my friends.
I know you will laugh at me," he replied, "but I really can't exhibit
The Crito seems intended to exhibit
the character of Socrates in one light only, not as the philosopher, fulfilling a divine mission and trusting in the will of heaven, but simply as the good citizen, who having been unjustly condemned is willing to give up his life in obedience to the laws of the state.
Now it is evident that each of the modes of imitation above mentioned will exhibit
these differences, and become a distinct kind in imitating objects that are thus distinct.
And I know that every one will confess that it would be most praiseworthy in a prince to exhibit
all the above qualities that are considered good; but because they can neither be entirely possessed nor observed, for human conditions do not permit it, it is necessary for him to be sufficiently prudent that he may know how to avoid the reproach of those vices which would lose him his state; and also to keep himself, if it be possible, from those which would not lose him it; but this not being possible, he may with less hesitation abandon himself to them.
Not in the least; or, rather, he did not exhibit
it to me"--was the answer, with the same open air as before.
I am delighted to meet with you, my young friend, for I think an ingenuous mind, such as I doubt not yours must be, will exhibit
all the advantages of a settled doctrine and devout liturgy.