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" I am in presence either of father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand or go, eat, drink, be merry or sad, be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing anything else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly... "
English Studies: Or, Essays in English History and Literature - Page 112
by John Sherren Brewer - 1881 - 448 pages
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The Harleian Miscellany: A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 1

William Oldys, Thomas Park - 1808 - 586 pages
...silence, sit, stand, or go; eat, drink, be merry, or sad; be sowing, playing, dancing, or doing any thin? else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure,...and number, even so perfectly, as God made the world j or eke I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea presently sometimes, with pinches, nips,...
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Tamerlane: A Tragedy in Five Acts, Volume 10

John Hughes, Nicholas Rowe, Mrs. Inchbald - 1808 - 282 pages
...words : — " When I am in the presence of either my father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go ; eat, drink, be merry or sad ; be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly as...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808 - 346 pages
...: — • " When I am in the presence of either my father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go ; eat, drink, be merry or sad ; be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number,' even so perfectly as...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808 - 328 pages
...words:— " When I am in the presence of either my father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go ; eat, drink, be merry or sad ; be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly as...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 4

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 312 pages
...schoohuaster. For, when I am in presence either of father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go, eat, drink, be merry, or sad, be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I mnst do it as it were in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly as God...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1812 - 540 pages
...schoolmaster. For when I am in presence either of father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go ; eat, drink, be merry or sad ; be sewing, plaj ing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1812 - 536 pages
...schoolmaster. For when I am in presence either of father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go; eat, drink, be merry or sad ; be sewing, placing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number,...
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The gamester, by E. Moore. The tragedy of Jane Shore, by N. Rowe. The London ...

James Plumptre - 1812 - 480 pages
...when I am in the presence of father or mother, " whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go, 4' eat, drink, be merry, or sad, be sewing, playing, " dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it as it " were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so " perfectly...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1814 - 510 pages
...themselves with the pleawhen I am in presence either of father or mother, whetfyef I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go, eat, drink, be merry or sad, be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea presently sometimes with pinches,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1814 - 508 pages
...schoolmaster. For when I am in presence either of father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go, eat, drink, be merry or sad', be -sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened,' yea presently sometimes with pinches,...
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