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Page 401 - A certain man had two sons: and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.
Page 27 - Beaumont looked duller than was becoming. Mrs. Beaumont applied herself to adjust the pretty curls of Miss Hunter's hair; and Mr. Palmer, in one of his absent fits, hummed aloud, as he walked up and down the room, '"And it's, Oh! what will become of me? Oh! what shall I do? Nobody coming to marry me, Nobody coming to woo.
Page 402 - Nevertheless, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me, and let me go.
Page 27 - And its oh ! dear what will become of me ? Oh ! dear what shall I do ? Nobody coming to marry me, Nobody coming to woo. My father's...
Page 216 - It is proverbial that such as have risen from poverty prove the harshest masters. Such was the case in the Fens. The landowners were related by blood and marriage to the labourers they employed, but, nevertheless, they ground them under their own heels. A specimen of their brutality may be instanced. Twice or thrice the wheat had to be hoed, and the hoers were women. Over them the farmers set a ganger armed with an ox goad, who thrust on the lagging women with a prod between the shoulderblades.