Her Ladyship's Conscience

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Tauchnitz, 1913 - 310 pages

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Page 91 - If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
Page 76 - OR ever the knightly years were gone With the old world to the grave, I was a King in Babylon And you were a Christian Slave.
Page 99 - Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for his love is better than wine.
Page 211 - I professed my willingness to do anything — and wished I was as Barty more than ever ! " Well, then," says he — " kneel to the wittiest, bow to the prettiest — and kiss the one you love best," This was rather a large order — but I did as well as I could.
Page 52 - He looked abroad upon the earth and heavens : then, first, the mountains and the hills broke forth into singing, and all the trees of the field clapped their hands.
Page 314 - ... true it is God's truth. It can be utilized to enlarge our understanding of the sheer marvel of the Gospel. It can also be made to serve the cause of the Gospel in assisting in the realization of the abundant life. And by "abundant" is meant what is inherent in the confident assertion: "I am come that they might have life and might have it more abundantly.
Page 221 - Foy very frequently, and the more I see of him the better I like him. I thank you for making me acquainted with him. I am very much incommoded by visits and invitations, for in spite of every exertion I find it impossible to keep clear of society entirely without downright churlishness and incivility. Do let me hear from you, my dear Leslie, as soon as you can spare...
Page 81 - ... and the trees of the field clap their hands." In collecting into one volume my scattered papers on the sights of London, and in adding to them such further information as they appeared to require, I hope not to dissipate the minds of my readers, but, on the contrary, to interest and instruct them. There are some who know less of the things on...
Page 35 - ... lost, even in his own day ; Robinet and Bonnet pushed forward victoriously on helpful lines. In the second half of the eighteenth century a great barrier was thrown across this current — the authority of Linnaeus. He was the most eminent naturalist of his time, a wide observer, a close thinker ; but the atmosphere in which he lived and moved and had his being was saturated with biblical theology, and this permeated all his thinking.
Page 277 - ... he went out of the room and closed the door behind him, the old man sank back in his chair and gave a little groan.