Beatrice, Or, The Unknown Relatives

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Dewitt & Davenport, 1854 - 384 Seiten
 

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Seite 320 - In every pang that rends the heart, The Man of Sorrows had a part ; He sympathizes with our grief, And to the sufferer sends relief. 6 With boldness, therefore, at the throne, Let us make all our sorrows known, And ask the aids of heavenly power To help us in the evil hour.
Seite 340 - ... greater than all these, The innate tortures of that deep despair, Which is remorse without the fear of hell, But all in all sufficient to itself Would make a hell of heaven— can exorcise From out the unbounded spirit, the quick sense Of its own sins, wrongs, sufferance, and revenge Upon itself; there is no future pang Can deal that justice on the self-condemn'd He deals on his own soul.
Seite 43 - Wolves shall succeed for teachers, grievous wolves, Who all the sacred mysteries of heaven To their own vile advantages shall turn Of lucre and ambition, and the truth With superstitions and traditions taint, Left only in those written records pure, Though not but by the Spirit understood.
Seite 143 - Is there, in human form, that bears a heart — A wretch, a villain, lost to love and truth — That can, with studied, sly, ensnaring art, Betray sweet Jenny's unsuspecting youth ? Curse on his perjur'd arts, dissembling, smooth!
Seite 88 - Past, But the hopes of youth fall thick in the blast And the days are dark and dreary. Be still, sad heart ! and cease repining ; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining ; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.
Seite 236 - A lip of lies ; a face form'd to conceal, And, without feeling, mock at all who feel : With a vile mask the Gorgon would disown, — A cheek of parchment, and an eye of stone.
Seite 35 - It is their funeral knell ! and gliding near Methinks the phantoms of the dead appear ; But lo ! emerging from the watery grave Again they float incumbent on the wave, Again the dismal prospect opens round, — The wreck, the shore, the dying, and the drown'd...
Seite 99 - Effingham used to express it, " from the crown of her head to the sole of her foot.
Seite 55 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.
Seite 337 - Ye powers that smile on virtuous love, O, sweetly smile on somebody ! Frae ilka danger keep him free, And send me safe my somebody. Oh-hon! for somebody! Oh-hey ! for somebody ! I wad do — what wad I not :' For the sake of somebody '. THE LOVELY LASS OF INVERNESS.

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