One After Another (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1920 - 273 pages
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Page 132 - The moon shines bright : — In such a night as this, When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees, And they did make no noise ; in such a night, Troilus, methinks, mounted the Trojan walls, And sigh'd his soul toward the Grecian tents, Where Cressid lay that night.
Page 173 - The great mountain must crumble ; The strong beam must break ; And the wise man wither away like a plant.
Page 37 - For the LORD is a great GOD, and a great King above all gods. In His hands are all the corners of the earth, and the strength of the hills is His also. The sea is His, and He made it, and His hands prepared the dry land.
Page 265 - ... and patience which most of them exhibited on the rack, and in the flames. In their case it has been too true, that The evil which men do lives after them : The good is oft interred with their bones.
Page 51 - ... about your vows? BLUEBEARD. Don't you trust me? Miss CUBBIDGE. I do. I do. I do. (They begin to breathe heavily as they undress slowly. They move toward each other, wearing only their shoes, socks, stockings and her merry widow. They clinch and roll about on the floor making animal noises. ) BLUEBEARD. Was ever woman in this manner wooed? Was ever woman in this manner won?
Page 255 - The bubbles go racing through the wine and vanish. We raise it to our lips.
Page 206 - I could not tell him he lied. I think I looked it. But I hazarded a random shot. "I thought perhaps," I said, watching him narrowly, "that it might be about — Nina Carrington." For a moment I thought he was going to strike me. He grew livid, and a small crooked blood-vessel in his temple swelled and throbbed curiously. Then he forced a short laugh. "Who is Nina Carrington?" he asked. "I am about to discover that," I replied, and he was quiet at once.
Page 256 - ... may stumble across it. Whatever it is, it must be the most wonderful thing in the world, because it is so intensely believed in. ... " We can teach them everything there is to tell of life, except — how to live.
Page 40 - But all the same, they know. I can tell by the way they look at me. I've heard some of the girls snigger, and refer to beer.
Page 70 - He was haunted by the idea that someone would get hold of them who didn't appreciate them; would probably put them in a wrong light.

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