Edina: A Novel

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Macmillan, 1902 - 455 pages
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Page 147 - Love took up the harp of Life, and smote on all the chords with might — Smote the chord of Self, that, trembling, passed in music out of sight.
Page 238 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth ; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes : but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Page 134 - Who giveth this woman to be married to this man," she answered it by drawing the wedding ring from her own finger, and handing it to her husband.
Page 28 - ... would ever return. She stood at a turning-point of her life, and she was burning a number of old letters and diaries. She did not wish to be burdened by remembrances of the past. While sitting thus, she found a little bundle of old verses in her hands. They were copies of some old folk songs which her mother used to sing to her when she was a child. She untied the cord that held them together and began to read. She smiled sadly after reading for a short time; the old songs held such wonderful...
Page 95 - Atkinson's will was opened, it was found that he had left everything he possessed to his wife unconditionally.
Page 67 - cried Mrs. Bell, other words failing her to express her astonishment. " I never did think you could have put yourself into this unseemly fantigue, child; no, not for all the Whistlers in the air. As to starting off to Falmouth to-day, why, you could not have your things ready.

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