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Page 179 - I'll believe thee. Rom. If my heart's dear love Jul. Well, do not swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night : It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden ; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens.
Page 296 - even as we are known." I suppose my so-called sleep was long; and towards morning "heavy;" for when I awoke, through the apertures of the closed shutters of my little room came narrow strips of sunbeam, streaking the green carpet with light, and weaving silver nets upon the wall — " the Pink " hovered over me, and inquired how I felt. "How did I feel?" I could not tell; the hour of my trial had come — come before the appointed time. The hour so full of hope — so full of terror — so longed...
Page 113 - Never— never put faith in woman who, having knelt at God's altar, would go free of her bond, or abate her duty to the head and heart of her existence. I tell you, Mary — Mary dearest, believe me—this new seeking of womanly independence among married women is an outrage against God and nature; it is one of the works of Antichrist ; it is what no Christian woman can dare to countenance. She can never remove the seal from the bond. Let her beware of signing it. If she find she cannot bend, let...
Page 9 - ... gleaming, I cannot but think that things are going well in that house; that it is the home of cheerfulness, hopefulness, and reasonable prosperity ; that the people in it speak truth and hate whiggery. Especially I respect the mistress of that house; and conclude that she is doing her duty in that station in life to which it has pleased God to call her.