She Would be a Governess: A Domestic Tale (Google eBook)

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Page 160 - He feedeth on ashes : a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, " Is there not a lie in my right hand...
Page 261 - There is a jewel which no Indian mines Can buy, no chymic art can counterfeit; It makes men rich in greatest poverty; Makes water wine, turns wooden cups to gold, The homely whistle to sweet music's strain: Seldom it comes, to few from heaven sent, That much in little, all in naught content.
Page 38 - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, for they rest from their labors, and their works do follow them!
Page 42 - LOOK. NOT MOURNFULLY INTO THE PAST : IT COMES NOT BACK AGAIN. WISELY IMPROVE THE PRESENT : IT is THINE. Go FORTH TO MEET THE SHADOWY FUTURE, WITHOUT FEAR, AND WITH A MANLY HEART.
Page 75 - Since my dear soul was mistress of her choice, And could of men distinguish, her election Hath seal'd thee for herself ; for thou hast been As one, in suffering all, that suffers nothing: A man, that fortune's buffets and rewards Has ta'en with equal thanks...
Page 29 - O Cassius ! you are yoked with a lamb That carries anger as the flint bears fire, Who, much enforced, shows a hasty spark, And straight is cold again.
Page 29 - No more," the maiden answer'd, " no more, dear mother, say ; From many a woman's fortune this truth is clear as day, That falsely smiling Pleasure with Pain requites us ever. I from both will keep me, and thus will sorrow never.

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