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Quicksands on Foreign Shores, Ed. by the Author of 'English Life Social and ...
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Page 44 - Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting. Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hateth; they are a trouble unto me; I am weary to bear them.
Page 68 - ... but that they should be kept "from the evil," - — in the world, but not of it.
Page 255 - Each will be complete in itself, and snfflciently short to be read at a sitting or two by even the most busy, while the matter and style will be such as to woo to a repeated perusal. The preliminary treatise to the Series is Human Happiness, an Essay, by CB Adderley, Esq., MP 18mo.. cloth, gilt edges, Is.
Page 255 - Truths for Thoughtful Hours,' Blackader and Co. purpose issuing a series of small works. The subject of each will be some important topic worthy of consideration by the earnest and the wise. Each will be complete in itself, and sufficiently short to be read at a sitting or two by even the most busy, while the matter and style will be such as to woo to a repeated perusal.
Page viii - I have undertaken to edit the tale contained in this volume — the first of a series which the Publishers intend to offer to the public with a view of meeting the demand for light reading by a safe, agreeable, and beneficial supply — one altogether suitable to the requisitions of a Christian community, under the title' of, " Great Truths popularly illustrated.
Page 57 - Are you tired, then?" she asked. " I have been very tired," he answered simply. They walked on in silence for a few minutes, and then he added : " You wished for knowledge, and here you are surrounded by opportunities for attaining to it." " I have never found Auntie Lloyd a specially interesting subject for study,
Page vi - For a moral judgment is exercised whenever either a real or a probable case of conduct is placed before the mind ; and fiction, when made probable, thus multiplies and varies indefinitely the examples, of which real narratives and real life afford only a limited supply.
Page viii - Quicksands on Foreign Shores," represents in a vivid but not exaggerated form a certain class of dangers and difficulties which not unfrequently arise out of social life on the Continent, and...