Anna Clayton; Or, The Mother's Trial: A Tale of Real Life ...

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J.W. Bradley, 1859 - 352 oldal
 

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179. oldal - Against thy mother aught; leave her to heaven, And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge To prick and sting her.
238. oldal - Tis fearful building upon any sin : One mischief enter'd, brings another in ; The second pulls a third, the third draws more, And they for all the rest set ope the door . Till custom take away the judging sense, That to offend we think it no offence.
14. oldal - Turn him, and see his threads : look if he be Friend to himself, that would be friend to thee : For that is first required, a man be his own ; But he that 's too much that is friend to none. UHderaxMd. BEN JONSUN. I,ay this into your breast : Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best j/Mal/y.
260. oldal - Oh, think what anxious moments pass between The birth of plots, and their last fatal periods! Oh, 'tis a dreadful interval of time, Fill'd up with horror all, and big with death...
346. oldal - A well -conceived and finely-written tale, of high moral excellence, and useful tendency. The plot Is exceedingly attractive, and the style of the author is pure and vigorous. — Boston Courier. It Is written in a graphic, out-spoken style : the incidents are true to nature, not overdrawn, distorted, or feeble. It is not only highly intelleczual, but a work or uncommon and absorbing Interest.
154. oldal - Let Fate do her worst ; there are relics of joy, Bright dreams of the past, which she cannot destroy ; Which come in the night-time of sorrow and care, And bring back the features that joy used to wear.
346. oldal - It nothing flimsy or trifling, no foolish gonsip, no senseless and silly talk, thrown in to mak$ out a book. It Is too earnest and business-like for such poor resorts. * * It is such a specimen of literary workmanship in the story line as It ts refreshing to get hold ef.
345. oldal - ... the entire work redict for it a popularity which few works of the kind have ever enjoyed.— Boston ournal. We were led to expect a work of extraordinary interest — decidedly the best popular kale of the season.
248. oldal - I've been wand'ring away — To see thus around me my youth's early friends, As smiling and kind as in that happy day ? Though haply o'er some of your brows, as o'er mine, The snow-fall of time may be stealing — what then ? Like Alps in the sunset, thus lighted by wine...
346. oldal - A work of very high order. The story moves on with a force, directness of aim, and dignified moral tone, which every sensible reader will admire. There Is about It nothing flimsy or trifling, no foolish gonsip, no senseless and silly talk, thrown in to mak$ out a book.

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