The London Budget of Wit, Or, A Thousand Notable Jests: Many of Them Never Before Printed, and the Whole Arranged on an Entire New Plan Under the Following Heads : Women, Royal, Noble, Clerical, Legal, Medical, Military, Naval, Theatrical, Wit in Low Life ... : to which is Added, by Way of Appendix, a Selection of Puns
Walker and Edwards, 1817 - 352 pages
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Page 64 - All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head: Saying, "He trusted on the Lord that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.
Page 104 - And he set his right foot on the sea, and his left foot on the land...
Page 20 - For, like as we are compelled by the Christian verity to acknowledge every Person by Himself to be God and Lord, so are we forbidden by the Catholic Religion to say, there be Three Gods or Three Lords.
Page 173 - said the Doctor, 'do you pretend to be paid for such a piece of work ? Why, you have spoiled my pavement, and then covered it over with earth, to hide your bad work ! ' ' Doctor ! ' said the paviour, ' mine is not the only bad work the earth hides.
Page 14 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee; for whither thou goest, I will go; where thou lodgest, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and thy God, my God.
Page 47 - It maketh men drunken and light in the head ; so do the vanities of the world, men are drunken therewith. Fourthly, He that taketh tobacco saith he cannot leave it, it doth bewitch him...
Page 236 - Twenty-one years," answered the soldier. The king, struck with his youth, which plainly indicated that he had not borne a musket so long as that, said to him, much astonished, "How old are you?
Page 311 - The boy sat down, and the Dean, going to the door, came up to the table with a respectful pace, and making a low bow, said, " Sir, my master presents his kind compliments, hopes you are well, and requests your acceptance of a small present.