Anna Clayton: Or, The Mother's Trial

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J. French, 1855 - 352 oldal

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185. oldal - Against thy mother aught; leave her to heaven, And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge To prick and sting her.
160. 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.
244. 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.
84. oldal - Before her face her handkerchief she spread, To hide the flood of tears she did not shed.
289. oldal - Press on ! if fortune play thee false To-day, to-morrow she'll be true ; Whom now she sinks, she now exalts, Taking old gifts, and granting new. The wisdom of the present hour Makes up for follies past and gone; To weakness strength succeeds, and power From frailty springs. Press on ! press on ! Press bravely on ! and reach the goal, And gain the prize, and wear the crown!
352. oldal - It is not only highly intellectual, but a work of uncommon and absorbing interest. — Uncle Samuel. It is declared to be a book, not of fiction, but of facts, — things which have actually occurred, — brought together and arranged with skill in a narrative form. Our present acquaintance with the character and accomplishments of the.writerie!rf...
352. oldal - ... 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 is refreshing to get hold of.
351. 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.
61. oldal - The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.

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