The Sun that light imparts to all, receives From all his alimental recompence In humid exhalations, and at Even Sups with the Ocean: though in Heav'n the Trees Of life ambrosial frutage bear, and vines Yeild Nectar, though from off the boughs each Morn We brush mellifluous Dewes, and find the ground Cover'd with pearly grain: yet God hath here Varied his bounty so with new delights, As may compare with Heaven; and to taste Think not I shall be nice.
Inhabitant with God, now know I well Thy favour, in this honour done to man, Under whose lowly roof thou hast voutsaf't To enter, and these earthly fruits to taste, Food not of Angels, yet accepted so, As that more willingly thou couldst not seem At Heav'ns high feasts to have fed: yet what compare?
But, according to my companions, there was NOTHING good in America--the climate, the people, the food, the morals, the laws, the dress, the manners, and the tastes
, were all infinitely worse than those they had been accustomed to.
Brussels is the preterpluperfect tense of fashion, and Turkey is taste in its dying agonies.
Glare is a leading error in the philosophy of American household decoration - an error easily recognised as deduced from the perversion of taste just specified.
The water was very warm, and it was fresh, but there was a most unpleasant taste to it.
Did you ever taste water from a stagnant pool full of tadpoles?
I filled my spoon, but before I raised it to my mouth I knew just how they would taste
Megapode eggs only stung his taste
alive and stimulated the flow of his juices.
I read back in my life and saw how the accessibility of alcohol had given me the taste
As this family and ours had long a sort of rivalry in point of taste
, our spirit took the alarm at this stolen march upon us; and, notwithstanding all I could say, and I said much, it was resolved that we should have our pictures done too.
Lawrence was gentlemanly and inoffensive to all, and polite to the vicar and the ladies, especially his hostess and her daughter, and Miss Wilson - misguided man; he had not the taste
to prefer Eliza Millward.
In the former case, it is well known that the entertainer provides what fare he pleases; and though this should be very indifferent, and utterly disagreeable to the taste
of his company, they must not find any fault; nay, on the contrary, good breeding forces them outwardly to approve and to commend whatever is set before them.
As a tiger doth he ever stand, on the point of springing; but I do not like those strained souls; ungracious is my taste
towards all those self- engrossed ones.
All he cared about was gaiety and women, and as according to his ideas there was nothing dishonorable in these tastes
, and he was incapable of considering what the gratification of his tastes
entailed for others, he honestly considered himself irreproachable, sincerely despised rogues and bad people, and with a tranquil conscience carried his head high.