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" The spirit, volatile and fiery, is the proper emblem of vivacity and wit ; the acidity of the lemon. will very aptly figure pungency of raillery, and acrimony of censure; sugar is the natural representative of luscious adulation and gentle complaisance... "
Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ... - Page 52
1787
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The Idler: In Two Volumes. ...

1761 - 308 pages
...converfation are very exaftly reprefented by a bowl of punch. PUNCH, lays this profound inveftigator, is a liquor compounded of fpirit and acid juices, fugar...aptly figure pungency of raillery, and acrimony of cenfure ; fugar is the natural reprefentative of lufcious adulation and gentle complaifance ; and water...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 14

422 pages
...converfation are very exactly reprefentcd by a bowl of punch : " Punch," fays he, " is a liquor pounded of fpirit and acid juices, fugar and water. The fpirit,...aptly figure pungency of raillery and acrimony of cenfure ; fugar is the natural reprefentativeof lufcious adulation and gentle complaifance ; and water...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 430 pages
...converfation are very exactly reprefented by a bowl of punch. Punch, fays this profound inveftigator, is a liquor compounded of fpirit and acid juices, fugar...aptly figure pungency of raillery, and acrimony of cenfure ; fugar is the natural reprefentative of lufcious adulation and gentle complaifance ; and water...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 432 pages
...converfation are very exactly reprefented by a bowl of punch. Punch, fays this profound inveftigator, is a liquor compounded of fpirit and acid juices, fugar...aptly figure pungency of raillery, and acrimony of cenfure 5 fugar is the natural reprefentative of lufcious adulation and gentle complaifance ; and water...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 442 pages
...converfation are very exactly reprefented by a bowl of punch. Punch, fays this profound inveftigator, is a liquor compounded of fpirit and acid juices, fugar...aptly figure pungency of raillery, and acrimony of cenfure ; fugar is the natural reprefentative of lufcious adulation and gentle complaifance; and water...
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The Berwick Museum, Or, Monthly Literary Intelligencer: Forming and ...

1787
...acid juices — fugar .and w*tcr — the fpirii vuUtil« ад4 31* The Вача! of Punch. fiery, Ь the proper emblem of vivacity and wit— the acidity of the lemon will very aptly figure pun. gency of raillery, and acrimony of cenfurC' Sugar is the natural reprefentative of lufcious adulatiou...
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Walker's Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Part 2

1792 - 606 pages
...requifite to eonverfation, are very exactly reprefented by a bowl of punch. " Punch," fays he, " is a liquor compounded of fpirit and acid juices, fugar...aptly figure pungency of raillery and acrimony of cenfure; fupjar is the natural representative of lufcious adulation, and gentle complatfance; and water...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 22

1792 - 550 pages
...of fpirit and acid juices, fugar and water. 1 he fpirit, volatile and ficty» is the propercmblemof vivacity and wit ; the acidity of the lemon will very...aptly figure pungency of raillery and acrimony of cenlure ; fugar is the natufal reprefcntative of lufcious adulation, and gentle complailance j and...
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Edinburgh Magazine: Or Literary Miscellany, Volume 13

1799
...converfation are very exactly rcprcfentcd by a bowl of punch : " Punch," fays he, " is a liquor pounded of fpirit and acid juices, fugar and water. The fpirit,...proper emblem of vivacity and wit ; the acidity of the Itmoii will very aptly figure pungency of raillery and acrimony of cenfure ; fugar is the natural reprefentative...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 432 pages
...converfation are very exactly reprefented by a bowl of punch. Punch, fays this profound inveitigator, is a liquor compounded of fpirit and acid juices, fugar...lemon will very aptly figure pungency of raillery, and acrir. mony of cenfure ; fugar is the natural reprefentative of lufcious adulation and gentle complaifance...
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