LYSBET: A TALE OF THE DUTCH (YEAR 1900) (Google eBook)

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Page 79 - For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy.
Page 446 - Man, this is one of the most extraordinary, that he shall go on from day to day, from week to week, from month to month.
Page 79 - For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband ? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?
Page 330 - ... later, in this way or that, she will doubtless discover where her heritage is hidden. Well, that fortune a husband would have the advantage of sharing. I myself labour at present under no matrimonial engagements, and am in a position to obtain an introduction all! my friend, are you beginning to see that there are more ways of killing a dog than by hanging him...
Page 184 - Adrian's mouth I think no more of them than if they came from some angry woman. Why, he is always sulking, or taking offence, or flying into rages over something or other, and when he is like that it all means just nothing except that he wants to use fine talk and show off and play the Don over us. He did not really mean to lie to me when he said that I had not seen him talking to Black Meg, he only meant to contradict, or perhaps to hide something up. As a matter of fact, if you want to know...
Page 453 - get up and follow me if you would save your lives." Instantly they were wide awake. " Follow you you ? " stammered Foy in a choked voice. " Yes," Adrian answered quietly. " Of course you may not escape, but if you stop here what chance have you ? Ramiro, my father, will be back presently and then " "It is madness to trust ourselves to you," interrupted Martin, and Adrian seemed to wince at the contempt in his voice. " I knew that you would think that," he answered humbly, " but what else is to...
Page 130 - ... appeared the sign, or what they took to be a sign. Yes, there upon the whitewashed wall, reflected, mayhap, from the fires below, and showing clearly in the darkened room, shone the vision of a fiery cross. For a second it was seen. Then it was gone, but to every soul in this room the vision of that cross had brought its message ; to each a separate message, an individual inspiration, for in the light of it they read strange lessons of life and death. The cross vanished and thuro was silence....
Page 131 - ... of things. There was nothing remarkable or distinguished about Foy's appearance, but from it the observer, who met him for the first time, received an impression of energy, honesty, and good-nature. In truth, such were apt to set him down as a sailor-man, who had just returned from a long journey, in the course of which he had come to the conclusion that this world was a pleasant place, and one well worth exploring. As Foy walked down the street with his...

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