Ilian; Or, The Curse of the Old South Church of Boston: A Psychological Tale of the Late Civil War

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J.B. Lippincott, 1888 - 368 Seiten
 

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Seite 315 - When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed. Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.
Seite 231 - It was with half a sigh and half a sob that he pronounced her name in a tone of despair, whilst he hid his face in his hands. But a moment afterwards, Emmy was by his side ; she threw her arms round his neck and laid her head on his shoulder. ' Bruno,' she whispered, ' I love you with my whole heart and soul ; I shall never love anyone but yon.
Seite 266 - Basil would accept them, then he began to totter, and would have fallen to the ground, if he had not been held up by the hand of one of the ministers.
Seite 353 - I am glad to see you. It is a long time since last we met in New Orleans, but you have not changed nmch." " Dr. Rechard," I replied, " I am glad to weleome you here, although your errand ia a sad one. Ilian is beyond the hope of recovery.
Seite 205 - ... concur. Senator DONNELL. If you concur that the principle is more important, how can you reconcile yourself to what you concede in your statement to be a slight deviation from the strict adherence to the principle? Mrs. HEMING. I am afraid that I shall have to take a moment, if I may, to answer that. I do not believe that the end justifies the means or that one should deviate in a matter of vital principle. But we have learned from experience that legislation is frequently a matter of compromise...
Seite 22 - There is a divinity that shapes our ends, rough-hew them how we will," is at times strangely at variance with facts of history. The great apostle to the Gentiles gives his experience. " He failed at times to perform that which he knew to be right, but often did the things he would not.
Seite 186 - Mansfield, situated on an extensive and luxuriant plain, bounded on the west by the river, and on the east by the Siddall Hills, stretching far away into the county of Forfar.
Seite 129 - ... life. He called attention to the fact that in Maryland was founded the first state in the world where true civil and religious liberty was established, and that it was established by the practice of justice, and not by the exercise of power. He referred to the glorious record of the men of Maryland in the War of the Revolution and the War of 1812, and declared that the same spirit survived among the hospitable, brave and generous people of Maryland today. In closing, Governor Harrington again...
Seite 276 - ... Castle was loaden and went away a month before us. And I, having a small venture for myself and some of my friends and acquaintance, bought some small commodities, and taking care of my friends' goods more than I did of my own, and when I came home I had scarce thanks for all my care and trouble ; but it was the first time, and it shall be the last, that I shall meddle with any in that matter. . . . So having all things ready to sail, we weighed our anchors and set sail from Swallow Road, and...
Seite 175 - ... called Mobile Point. On the west lay Dauphin Island, and the water between this island and the mainland was and is called Mississippi Sound — a stretch of shoal water that gives inland navigation to New Orleans. The Confederate defences, ashore and afloat in 1864, are described by Mahan as follows : " The entrance from the Gulf was guarded by two works, Fort Morgan on Mobile Point, and Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island. The approach by Mississippi Sound was covered by Fort Powell, a small earthwork...

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