Henry Fielding

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

    Peterhas quoted2 years ago
    Jenny was, however, by the care and goodness of Mr Allworthy, soon removed out of the reach of reproach; when malice being no longer able to vent its rage on her, began to seek another object of its bitterness, and this was no less than Mr Allworthy, himself; for a whisper soon went abroad, that he himself was the father of the foundling child.
    Evgeny Ghas quoted2 years ago
    such like, which are
    Peterhas quoted2 years ago
    Mr Allworthy, whom the least mention of those sacred words was sufficient to stagger, hesitated a moment before he replied, and then told her, she had done wrong to enter into such engagements to a villain; but since she had, he could not insist on her breaking them. He said, it was not from a motive of vain curiosity he had inquired, but in order to punish the fellow; at least, that he might not ignorantly confer favours on the undeserving.
    Peterhas quoted2 years ago
    whom he intended to have given in marriage,
    Goldobin Peterhas quoted2 years ago
    Allworthy here betook himself to those pleasing slumbers which a heart that hungers after goodness is apt to enjoy when thoroughly satisfied. As these are possibly sweeter than what are occasioned by any other hearty meal, I should take more pains to display them to the reader, if I knew any air to recommend him to for the procuring such an appetite.
    Alexandra Pletnevahas quoted3 years ago
    man who is capable of lending us either,
    Alexandra Pletnevahas quoted3 years ago
    everything is not agreeable to their taste,
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