Heraline; or, Opposite proceedings, Volumes 3-4

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Page 49 - Though the fig tree do not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 130 - Reflect that life and death, affecting sounds ! Are only varied modes of endless being ; Reflect that life, like every other blessing, Derives its value from its use alone ; Not for itself, but for a nobler end, Th' Eternal gave it, and that end is virtue.
Page 130 - Eternal gave it, and that end is virtue. When inconsistent with a greater good, Reason commands to cast the less away ; Thus life, with loss of wealth is well...
Page 49 - Broderaye and the countess together, how she would act ; there was much to be done, and very little time to do it in...
Page 253 - I know you all do, of us : — if you treated us as gentlemen, we must treat you as ladies — but who, do you think, is to treat you as ladies, when one comes up with a slap, and another with some rude speech— and one stares us out of countenance, and another — does things that make us stare?— Lord bless us all...
Page 11 - ... Cornwallis could be obliged upon this occasion. I still doubted how it could be done without his Majesty would give his orders upon the subject ; he said that he was sure Lord Sandwich could contrive it, as he never wanted resources ; and I am directed to acquaint your Lordship with his Majesty's wishes, and you will be so good as to let me know, what I am to say to the King and Lord Cornwallis, and to the Commissioners. If your Lordship's resources can comply with this demand, and keep...
Page 330 - ... that he looked pitiful rather than comical. He talked to everybody with pleasure and kept jotting down in a tattered notebook the errands he was to do for them on his arrival in the capital: he was to check on a matter in one of the government offices, to ask how much a double-barrelled gun cost, to go to such and such a place and say so and so.
Page 229 - Marsyas for a study, and in a voice between a scream and a howl, he cried out,
Page 303 - Penrowney, she looked forward to the time when she might be allowed to...

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