Adrift (Google eBook)

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John Murphy & Company, 1887 - 640 pages
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Page 508 - Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world : for I was hungry, and you gave Me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave Me to drink: I was a stranger, and you took Me in : naked, and you covered Me ; sick, and you visited Me: I was in prison, and you came to Me.
Page 8 - One I love, Two I love, Three I love I say; Four I love with all my heart Five I cast away. Six he loves, Seven she loves, , , Eight they both love ; Nine he comes, Ten he tarries, Eleven he courts and Twelve he marries.
Page 29 - NEVER stoops the soaring vulture On his quarry in the desert, On the sick or wounded bison, But another vulture, watching From his high aerial look-out, Sees the downward plunge, and follows And a third pursues the second, Coming from the invisible ether, First a speck, and then a vulture, Till the air is dark with pinions.
Page 29 - Till the air is dark with pinions. So disasters come not singly ; But as if they watched and waited, Scanning one another's motions, When the first descends, the others Follow, follow, gathering flock-wise Round their victim, sick and wounded, First a shadow, then a sorrow, Till the air is dark with anguish.
Page 508 - Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.
Page 153 - IN one of those islands whose history the imperishable literature and renown of Athens yet invest with melancholy interest, and on which Nature, in whom "there is nothing melancholy...
Page 209 - When a woman will she will, You may depend on't. And when she won't she won't, And there's an end on't.
Page 203 - Do unto others as you would they should do unto you,' is a law of Nature interwoven in our being.
Page 95 - She makes no rejoinder, and he, rising, begins to walk up and down the room with his hands in his pockets. He has made his meaning clear enough, surely, and yet she does not appear to see it. As she continues resolutely silent, he stops opposite to her, and speaks earnestly, and yet with some embarrassment, as one who knows that what he says will be unpleasing to his listener :
Page 546 - ... morning in your room was sent you by the Countess; I do not doubt it: the coincidence as to its contents is curious. I have no doubt either that the Countess brought you to this place; it must be so: but what then, Helen? why conceal the truth! If you had not some very particular reason, it would have been the most natural thing in the world to have told me of your visit here." "I should have told you all, Francis,

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