TAKEN FROM THE RING IN HYDE PARK. There is nothing else in nature or in art, nor even in art and nature united, that may compare with the Ring in Hyde Park on a fine Sunday at four o’clock, P.m., … Weiterlesen →
D’Israeli, the younger, is quite his own character of Vivian Grey, crowded with talent, but very soigné of his curls, and a bit of a coxcomb. There is no reserve about him, however, and he is the only joyous dandy I ever saw.
Quoted from: N.F.W.: “Traveling Sketches”. In: The Rural Repository. Vol. XI, No. 23, April 11, 1835: 182.
Mr. Grey was a gentleman who had succeeded, when the heat of youth was over, to the enjoyment of a life estate of some two thousand a year. Grey, to the astonishment of his former friends, the wits, made an … Weiterlesen →
All these exquisites wore white hats lined with crimson, in consequence of the head of the all-influential Emilius von Aslingen having, on the preceding day, been kept sacred from the profaning air by that most tasteful covering. The young lords … Weiterlesen →
At length arose, in the person of the last Sir Ferdinand Armine, one of those extraordinary and rarely gifted beings who require only an opportunity to influence the fortunes of their nation, and to figure as a Caesar or an … Weiterlesen →
At ten years of age he was one of those spirited and at the same time docile boys, who seem to combine with the wild and careless grace of childhood the thoughtfulness and self-discipline of maturer age. In the village, … Weiterlesen →
The Count Mirabel could talk at all times, and at all times well. Practised in the world, the Count Mirabel was nevertheless the child of impulse, though a native grace, and an intuitive knowledge of mankind, made every word pleasing … Weiterlesen →
We have forgotten the most important personage. It is the first time in his life that Charles Annesley has been neglected. It will do him good. Dandy has been voted vulgar, and beau is now the word. It may be … Weiterlesen →