The Step-mother: A Tale, Bände 1-2

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Seite 188 - I REQUIRE and charge you both, as ye will answer at the dreadful day of judgment when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed, that if either of you know any impediment, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, ye do now confess it. For be ye well assured, that so many as are coupled together otherwise than God's Word doth allow are not joined together by God; neither is their Matrimony lawful.
Seite 154 - Son, to the end that all that believe in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Seite 167 - A New Englander passes through the statutory process of education, and enters life with the intimate conviction that he has mastered, if not the omne scibile, at least every thing valuable within the domain of intellect.
Seite 121 - These questions now intrude into virtually all of my work, and I do not think it is too much to say that they haunt the contemporary imagination.
Seite 118 - ... a small one ; and we can prove the death by other means, though expensive ones, I fear. However, it is just as well to bring over an Italian priest and an English consul, as to bribe a British thief too high. Don't walk upon commons too late any more ; for your head, I think, must show you by this time that a pitcher never goes so often to the well but it comes home broken at last.
Seite 95 - Brown, mounted the little bank under which the cottage 1a£, and came upon the common above. There was a small public-house at the distance of about a quarter of a mile, at the door of which Brown stopped, declaring that, as he had been bilked of his wine, the other should treat him to a glass of spirits ; and, going in, he tossed off more than half a pint of the liquid fire, which is but too readily to be found in such places, partly at his own expense, partly at that of Williams. He was inclined...
Seite 77 - I propose, you can reclaim this young man — if you can even prevent him from falling into further degradation, the employment of your fortune will be noble and good; and even should the experiment altogether fail, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you have done your part. Then, as to Mrs. Charlton, the income she possesses is not sufficient, and of course will be less when you are no longer living witli her." " It is very strange," said Louisa thoughtfully —
Seite 182 - Ah, indeed ! Well, come forward, my man ; — oh ! a stout-looking fellow too ; — so you wish for employment, do you ?" " I do," said the man; " will you hire me?" " Let me see what you can do first. I certainly do want another pair of hands with the cattle, but are you accustomed...
Seite 77 - I think of that awful fall, it makes my heart still beat ;" and she closed her eyes for a moment as if to shut out the image which fancy presented. Morton gazed at her as she sat with the long black lashes resting on the soft pale cheek ; for she had not yet recovered her color ; but when she opened her eyes again, and they met that warm yet tender gaze, the rose came brightly back. "Nay, nay, Morton,
Seite 271 - HOOPER'S MEDICAL DICTIONARY. Lexicon Medicum ; or, Medical Dictionary. Containing an Explanation of the Terms in the various Branches of Science connected with Medicine. With Additions from American Authors. By Samuel Akerly, MD Sheep extra.

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