Amenities of Social Life

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E. Stock, 1887 - England - 220 pages
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Page 22 - The accusing spirit which flew up to Heaven's chancery with the oath, blushed as he gave it in, and the recording angel as he wrote it down, dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out for ever.
Page 50 - Who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or superior, Uncertain and unsettled still remains ; Deep versed in books, but shallow in himself." '
Page 177 - Full soon thy soul shall have her earthly freight, And custom lie upon thee with a weight, Heavy as frost, and deep almost as life.
Page 93 - He who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem.
Page 29 - The reason firm, the temperate will, Endurance, foresight, strength and skill, A perfect woman, nobly planned To warn, to comfort, and command.
Page 97 - He who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem.
Page 136 - We can only have the highest happiness, such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves.
Page 6 - Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.
Page 90 - I thank you for the snip of cloth, commonly called a pattern. At present I have two coats and but one back. If at any time hereafter I should find myself possessed of fewer coats and more backs, it will be of use to me.
Page 125 - continuously ever since, with the break of a month now and a month then up to 1829, and after that date without any break at all, was more or less connected in my mind with the notion that my calling in life would require such a sacrifice as celibacy involved.

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