Affecting scenes: being passages from the diary of a physician / [by Samuel Warren]. (Google eBook)

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Harper & Brothers, 1833
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Page 224 - But the father said to his servants ; Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet. And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it ; and let us eat and be merry ; For this my son was dead, and is alive again ; he was lost, and is found.
Page 261 - While he yet spake, there cometh one from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master. 50 But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.
Page 223 - And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
Page 261 - And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden.
Page 259 - PEACE be to this house, and to all that dwell in it. IT When he cometh into the sick man's presence, he shall say, kneeling down, REMEMBER not, LORD, our iniquities, nor the iniquities of our forefathers ; Spare us, good LORD, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood ; and be not angry with us for ever.
Page 241 - No reply was made, and I thrust open the door. Heavens ! can I describe what I saw ! Within less than a yard of me stood the most frightful figure my eyes have ever beheld.
Page 21 - I see them lost! Some the prevailing malice of the Great (Unhappy men!), or adverse fate, Sunk deep into the gulfs of an afflicted state: But more, far more! a numberless prodigious Train, Whilst Virtue courts them (but, alas, in vain!), Fly from her kind embracing arms, Deaf to her fondest call! blind to her greatest charms! And sunk in pleasures and in brutish ease, They, in their shipwrecked state, themselves obdurate please.
Page 21 - On rocks of Folly; and of Vice, I see them lost! Some the prevailing malice of the Great (Unhappy men!), or adverse fate, Sunk deep into the gulfs of an afflicted state: But more, far more! a numberless prodigious Train, Whilst Virtue courts them (but, alas, in vain!), Fly from her kind embracing arms, Deaf to her fondest call!
Page 21 - Hero may I always on this downy grass, Unknown, unseen, my easy moments pass, Till with a gentle force, victorious Death My solitude invade, And, stopping for a while my breath, With ease convey me to a better shade.* " There's for you, my lady! Well sung, my Lord Roscommon! Beautiful as true...
Page 261 - And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, ' Maid, arise.' And her spirit came again, and she arose straightway : and he commanded to give her meat.

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