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Jonathan Swift

  • daryna belayahas quoted2 years ago
    , made a small purchase of land
  • Ирина Осипенкоhas quoted2 years ago
    The snow is gone every bit, except the remainder of some great balls made by the boys. Mr. Sterne was with me this morning about an affair he has before the Treasury. That drab Mrs. Edgworth is not yet set out, but will infallibly next Monday: and this is the third infallible Monday, and pox take her! So you will have this letter first; and this shall go to-morrow; and, if I have one from MD in that time, I will not answer it till my next; only I will say, "Madam, I received your letter, and so, and so." I dined to-day with my Mistress Butler,(23) who grows very disagreeable.
  • Olga Tatarynovahas quotedlast year
    but they suppose truth, justice, temperance, and the like, to be in every man’s power; the practice
  • b3653523754has quoted10 months ago
    small purchase of land, with a convenient house, near Newark, in Nottinghamshire, his native country; where he now lives retired, yet in good esteem among
  • Loonhas quotedlast year
    Undoubtedly philosophers are in the right, when they tell us that nothing is great or little otherwise than by comparison.
  • namjoons lasttiddiehas quotedlast year
    Having been condemned, by nature and fortune, to active and restless life, in two months after my return, I again left my native country, and took shipping in the Downs, on the 20th day of June, 1702, in the Adventure, Captain John Nicholas, a Cornish man, commander, bound for Surat. We had a very prosperous gale, till we arrived at the Cape of Good Hope, where we landed for fresh water; but discovering a leak, we unshipped our goods and wintered there; for the captain falling sick of an ague, we could not leave the Cape till the end of March
  • namjoons lasttiddiehas quotedlast year
    We then set sail, and had a good voyage till we passed the Straits of Madagascar; but having got northward of that island, and to about five degrees south latitude, the winds, which in those seas are observed to blow a constant equal gale between the north and west, from the beginning of December to the beginning of May, on the 19th of April began to blow with much greater violence, and more westerly than usual, continuing so for twenty days together: during which time, we were driven a little to the east of the Molucca Islands, and about three degrees northward of the line, as our captain found by an observation he took the 2nd of May, at which time the wind ceased, and it was a perfect calm, whereat I was not a little rejoiced.
  • Петя Распутнийhas quoted8 months ago
    that it included threats (что она содержала в себе /и/ угрозы), promises (/и/ обещания), pity and kindness
  • Петя Распутнийhas quoted8 months ago
    that it included threats (что она содержала в себе /и/ угрозы), promises (/и/ обещания), pity and kindness
  • Петя Распутнийhas quoted7 months ago
    to make believe — делать вид, притворяться;
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