Oh, careless words ! careless words ! do the speakers of careless words ever think them over again afterwards, and repeat them to themselves ? sift them ? weigh them ? and see what amount of pain, grief, or vexation their utterance may have inflicted? The skeleton in the cupboard - Page 185by Harriet Anne Scott (lady.) - 1860Full view
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Stray thoughts - 1885
...attain to a dignity of which you little thought to be capable. — The Hidden Life of the Soul. 18. Do the speakers of careless words ever think them...grief, or vexation their utterance may have inflicted ? — Lady Scott. DEATH rides on every passing breeze, He lurks in every flower ; Each season has its...