A Hero: Bread Upon the Waters, Alice Learmont (Google eBook)

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Harper, 1859 - 269 pages
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Page 273 - Lives of the Queens of Scotland, and English Princesses connected with the Regal Succession of Great Britain.
Page 273 - The Greek Testament : with a critically revised Text ; a Digest of Various Readings ; Marginal References to Verbal and Idiomatic Usage ; Prolegomena ;"and a Critical and Exegetical Commentary. For the Use of Theological Students and Ministers. By HENRY ALFORD, DD, Dean of Canterbury. Vol. I., containing the Four Gospels.
Page 142 - I REQUIRE and charge you both, as ye will answer at the dreadful day of judgment when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed, that if either of you know any impediment, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, ye do now confess it. For be ye well assured, that so many as are coupled together otherwise than God's Word doth allow are not joined together by God; neither is their Matrimony lawful.
Page 272 - ... of the story, but how every event, adverse or fortunate, tends to strengthen and expand a high mind, and to break the springs of a selfish or merely weak and self-indulgent nature.
Page 273 - The Greek Testament: with a Critically Revised Text; a Digest of various Readings ; Marginal References to Verbal and Idiomatic Usage ; Prolegomena ; and a Critical and Exegetical Commentary. For the Use of Theological Students and Ministers. By HENBT ALFOED, BD, Minister of Quebec Chapel, London, and late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Page 58 - The moon doth shine as bright as day, Boys and girls come out to play, Come with a rattle and come with a call, Come with a good will, or come not at all.
Page 176 - Saddled and bridled, And booted rade he: A plume in his helmet, A sword at his knee ; But toom cam' his saddle A' bluidy to see, O hame cam' his gude horse, But never cam
Page 272 - She attempts to show how the trials, perplexities, joys, sorrows, labors, and successes of life deepen or wither the character according to its inward bent. She cares to teach, not how dishonesty is always plunging men into infinitely more complicated external difficulties than it would in real life, but how any continued insincerity gradually darkens and corrupts the very life-springs of the mind ; not how all events conspire to crush an unreal being who is to be the
Page 272 - She has a true respect for her work, and never permits herself to "make books," and yet she has evidently very great facility in making them. . There are few writers who have exhibited a more marked progress, whether in freedom of touch or in depth of purpose, than the authoress of "The Ogilvies

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