The diamond on the hearth; or, The story of sister Anne. By M. James, Volumen202

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Hogg, 1868 - 376 páginas
 

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Página 353 - Why, let the stricken deer go weep, The hart ungalled play ; For some must watch, while some must sleep : Thus runs the world away.
Página 306 - Love took up the glass of Time, and turn'd it in his glowing hands; Every moment, lightly shaken, ran itself in golden sands.
Página 264 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Página 259 - Till itself crumble to the dust beneath. Touch it; the marble eyelids are not wet: If it could weep, it could arise and go. SUBSTITUTION WHEN some beloved voice that was to you Both sound and sweetness, faileth suddenly, And silence, against which you dure not cry, Aches round you like a strong disease and new...
Página 306 - Love took up the harp of Life, and smote on all the chords with might ; Smote the chord of Self, that, trembling, pass'd in music out of sight.
Página 316 - ... family history. Meanwhile, Helen, compelled to remain on the sofa, could only droop her head over a book, and be as absorbed as was practicable in its contents. As for Mrs. Dynevor, she was raised to that degree of rapture where comparative stillness and calm testify how great is the height. She was absolutely quiet, and sat, doing nothing, saying nothing, leaning back in her chair with her hands folded on her lap. Her usual self only reappeared at very rare intervals, when she was apparently...
Página 374 - The smile with which she spoke melted into another expression as he sprang from her. For a moment she watched him, in the shadowy twilight, then turned to the children, and taking little Frank in her arms, buried her face among his golden curls. " God's greatness Flows around our incompleteness — Round our restlessness, his rest...

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