M. Or N.: "Similia Similibus Curantur."

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Leypoldt, Holt & Williams, 1871 - English fiction - 159 pages
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Page 13 - we scarce can sink as low : For men at most differ as Heaven and earth, But women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.
Page 61 - Dick began to suspect something, began to surmise that this young lady had been raising the wind, as he called it, and to wonder for what mysterious purpose she could want so large a sum as had necessitated the sacrifice of her most valuable jewels ; but she seemed in such distress that he felt this was no time for explanation. " Do ! " he repeated cheerfully, and walking to the window that he might not seem to notice her trouble. " Why, do as I wish you had done all through — leave everything...
Page 13 - The lopping of a limb is a painful process, but above a gangrened wound experienced surgeons amputate without scruple or remorse. On the other hand, a true woman's affection is of all earthly influences the 'noblest and most elevating. It encourages the highest and gentlest qualities of man's nature — his enterprise, courage, patience, sympathy, above all, his trust. Happy the pilgrim on whose life such a beacon-star has shone out to guide him in the right way ; thrice happy if it sets not until...
Page 20 - Tom's reflections in the railway carriage; and long before he reached his uncle's house, he had made up his mind to ' go in/ as he called it, for Miss Bruce, morally confident of winning, yet troubled with certain chilling misgivings, as fearing that this time he had really fallen in love. Many and long, during the ensuing week, were the consultations between old Bargrave and his nephew as to the future prospects of the lady in question. Her father had died without a will. That fact seemed pretty...
Page 70 - I'd go to quod with you, if they'd give me leave — I'd go to death with you, Jim, I would. I'd never forsake you, I wouldn't. I couldn't, dear — not if it was ever so ! " He shudders and shrinks from her. " It might come sooner than you think for...
Page 51 - Only lost a pony on the whole meeting/ answered Dick, triumphantly. 'And even that was a " fluke," because Bearwarden's Bacchante filly was left at the post.' ' I congratulate you/ said Maud, with laughter gleaming in her dark eyes. ' I suppose you consider that tantamount to winning. Was Lord Bearwarden much disappointed, and did he swear horribly?

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