Diana of the Moorland

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Grosset & Dunlap, 1918 - United States - 317 pages

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Page 220 - The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: which indeed is the least of all seeds : but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.
Page 185 - The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks?
Page 118 - Give me leave, therefore, without offence, always to live and die in this mind: that he is not worthy to live at all that, for fear or danger of death, shunneth his country's service and his own honour, seeing that death is inevitable and the fame of virtue immortal, wherefore in this behalf mutare vel timere sperno.
Page 254 - I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron...
Page 251 - This is now become a proverb over the east, equivalent to our, " there is many a slip between the cup and the lip.
Page 184 - Was ever woman in such humor wooed? Was ever woman in such humor won?
Page 243 - ... strong and united council might be formed on the basis of this proposition. In this persuasion I have gone to the utmost length to meet and even to surpass your demands, and if, after such an overture, I shall find that my efforts to secure the political tranquillity of the country are unsuccessful, I shall at least have the satisfaction of feeling that I have exhausted all the means which the most anxious desire to accomplish the great object has enabled me to devise. " I have the honour, etc,...
Page 118 - L elsewhere? Jupiter is, in truth, whatever you see, and wheresoever you are.
Page 213 - But we are going to move," he said, shifting his weight from one foot to the other, "and I'm afraid there's not much you're going to be able to do about it.
Page 253 - He took her in his arms, she lifted her face to his, and their lips met. Then, in a voice inexpressibly low and sweet, she murmured: "We must both be mad, I think!

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