The character of Mr. Marvel has raised the merriment of some and the contempt of others, who do not sufficiently consider how often they hear and practise the same arts of exaggerated narration.
Will is not one of those who go out and return with nothing to tell.
There is no kind of idleness, by which we are so easily seduced, as that which dignifies itself by the appearance of business.
I am the unfortunate wife of a city wit, and cannot but think that my case may deserve compassion .
My lady has an odd humour. She never orders any thing in direct words, for she loves a sharp girl that can take a hint.