Lalage's lovers (Google eBook)

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Doran, 1911 - History - 268 pages
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Page 219 - Simony is the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice for money, gift, or reward.
Page 154 - ... hint of kindness. The cover of the bed stirred and a voice, the voice of Joseph of Arimathea, said, "Is it you, my son?" "Yes, Father." "What do you want?" Aaron responded by asking a question of his own. "What strange whim is this that has caused you to have your bed moved down here?" The dying man did not answer at once and, when he did, it was in a voice so thin that the trapped listener in the darkness of the court could hear only an occasional word. He heard enough, however, to learn that...
Page 58 - Is a little of your oil spilt, or a little wine stolen ? Then say to yourself, For so much peace is bought, this is the price of tranquillity. For nothing can be gained without paying for it. And when you call your servant, bethink you that he may not hear, or, hearing, may not obey. For him, indeed, that is not well, but for you it is altogether well that he have not the power to trouble your mind.
Page 58 - Make a beginning, then, in small matters. Is a little of your oil spilt, or a little wine stolen? Then say to yourself, For so much peace is bought, this is the price of tranquillity. For nothing can be gained without paying for it.
Page 142 - ... (publishers) from all suits and all manner of claims and proceedings which may be taken on the ground that the said work is such violation or contains anything libellous.
Page 138 - Ulys, what did they want with Mrs. Sherman in the other room? And he looked at me and laughed and said: 'Do you remember about know one woman by all these presents?' So then I turned my back on him and looked out of the window and did not speak to him for two squares, at least. He meant that if he told me, I would tell it to everybody, as I certainly would have done. He ought to have told me, though; and I never asked him afterwards. I forgot about it. "But all that came back to me just as soon as...
Page 142 - Selby-Harrison has a note at the bottom of the page to the effect that a penny stamp is required if the amount is over two pounds.

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