Guy Darrel's wives

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J. & R. Maxwell, 1884 - 351 pages

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Page 220 - THE QUEEN. TO heroism and holiness How hard it is for man to soar, But how much harder to be less Than what his mistress loves him for!
Page 284 - He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first day of death is fled ; The first dark day of nothingness, The last of danger and distress...
Page 161 - ... being obliged to borrow in time of peace. At the commencement of the Session Government had proposed increased taxation, but, in conformity to the wishes of the House and the country, had subsequently abandoned it. He had supported, and should have continued to support. Government in that taxation, but still he could not shut his eyes to the fact that the state of the world justified them in conceding to the deliberate decision of the House that it was not expedient to increase taxation this...
Page 202 - I was never more surprised in my life than when I heard the name of one of the men.
Page 290 - I do not know how to express my gratitude to you for your kindness to Mr.
Page 86 - Now that the first wild pang is past and over, Now I have learn'd to accept it as a truth That men love not as women, that the lover To whom the woman gives herself, her youth, Her trust, her love, her worship, — in his heart, Just on the surface, — keeps a spot apart...
Page 70 - I loved you from the first moment I saw you; and I hoped that, if I had patience enough, I might win a little love from you in return.
Page 161 - Darrel, with his elbows on his knees, and his head sunk between his hands...

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