The President's Daughters: A Narrative of a Governess

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J. Munroe, 1843 - 86 Seiten
 

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Seite 82 - When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to...
Seite 82 - Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; love vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not...
Seite 15 - Wherefore do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power? Their seed is established in their sight with them, and their offspring before their eyes. Their houses are safe from fear, neither is the rod of God upon them.
Seite 51 - I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis, to love the babe that milks me : I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from its boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn, as you Have done to this.
Seite 51 - I would', Like the poor cat i'th'adage ? Macbeth. Prithee, peace: I dare do all that may become a man; Who dares do more, is none. Lady M. What beast was't then That made you break this enterprise to me? When you durst do it, then you were a man; 50 And, to be more than what you were, you would Be so much more the man.
Seite 15 - Their houses are safe from fear; neither is the rod of God upon them. 10 Their bull gendereth, and faileth not; their cow calveth, and casteth not her calf. " They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
Seite 51 - That made you break this enterprise to me ? When you durst do it, then you were a man ; And, to be more than what you were, you would Be so much more the man. Nor time, nor place, Did then adhere ; and yet you would make both : They have made themselves, and that their fitness now Does unmake you.
Seite 71 - It is quite otherwise with the elements at this season. The cold reigns despotically ; it holds all life fettered in nature ; restrains the heaving of the sea's bosom ; destroys every sprouting grass blade ; forbids the birds to sing and the gnats to sport ; and only its minister, the powerful north wind, rolls freely forth into grey space, and takes heed that every thing keeps itself immoveable and silent.

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