The History of Sir Charles Grandison in a Series of Letters, Band 3

Suttaby, Evance, & Fox & Crosby, 1812

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Seite 394 - Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions ? 8 If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds
Seite 164 - Great souls by instinct to each other turn, Demand alliance, and in friendship burn ; A sudden friendship, while with stretch'd-out rays They meet each other, mingling blaze with blaze.
Seite 394 - Look not upon me, because I am black, Because the sun hath looked upon me : My mother's children were angry with me ; They made me the keeper of the vineyards : But mine own vineyard have I not kept.
Seite 410 - A feeling heart is a blessing that no one, who has it, would be without; and it is a moral security of innocence; since the heart that is able to partake of the distress of another, cannot wilfully give it. I think, my good Miss Byron, that I have now, as far as I am at present able, obeyed all your commands that concern the unhappy Clementina, and her family. I will defer, if you please, those which relate to Olivia and Mrs. Beaumont (ladies of very different characters from each other), having...
Seite 290 - Bishop, that your church allows of a possibility of salvation out of its pale — Ours does not. My Lord, our church allows not of its members indulging themselves in capital errors, against conviction : But I hope that no more need to be said on this subject.
Seite 256 - minuter discriminations," a good example being the following treatment of Sir Charles's alterations at Grandison Hall: He has a great taste . . . yet not an expensive one; for he studies situation and convenience, and pretends not to level hills, or to force and distort nature; but to help it, as he finds it, without letting art be seen in his works, where he can possibly avoid it.

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