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Carey, Lea and Carey ... Sold in, 1828 - Libel and slander - 255 pages

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Page 251 - Lord, who shall abide in Thy tabernacle? " Who shall dwell in Thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, And speaketh the truth in his heart.
Page 238 - If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
Page 241 - Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness. But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Page 163 - Gloster, you mean," said Constance. Young Mrs Draper was watching the door, listening for Hilda's return. "Ssh," she said, at the sound of footsteps on the stairs and, to look at us, the men on one side of the room and the women on the other, silent, standing at attention, facing each other, we looked like soldiers. "Oh,
Page 158 - Oh ! never did thine eye Through the green haunts of happy infancy Wander again, Joanne ! Too much of fame Had shed its radiance on thy peasant name ; And bought alone by gifts beyond all price— The trusting heart's repose, the paradise Of home, with all its loves — doth fate allow The crown of glory unto woman's brow.
Page 10 - When accompanying two beautiful young ladies with their mother on a tour in France, he was seriously angry that more attention was paid to them than to him ; and once at the exhibition of the Fantoccini in London, when those who sat next him observed with what dexterity a puppet was made to toss a pike, he could not bear that it should, have such praise, and exclaimed with some warmth, "Pshaw! I can do it better myself.
Page 182 - Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep ourselves unspotted from the world.
Page 30 - ... displeasure. What a wretched and apostate state is this ! to be offended with excellence, and to hate a man because we approve him ! The condition of the envious man is the most emphatically miserable ; he is not only incapable of rejoicing in another's merit or success, but lives in a world wherein all mankind are in a plot against his quiet, by studying their own happiness and advantage. Will Prosper is an honest tale-bearer ; he makes it his business to join in conversation with envious men....
Page 32 - You see an envious man clear up his countenance, if, in the relation of any man's great happiness in one point, you mention his uneasiness in another. When he hears such a one is very rich he turns pale, but recovers when you add that he has many children. In a word, the only sure way to an envious man's favour, is not to deserve it.
Page 247 - The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will inquire, inquire ye : return, come.

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