Rachel Stanwood: A Story of the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1893 - 5 pages
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Page 224 - But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee: Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and cursed shalt thou be in the field.
Page 384 - That if any person or persons shall, after the passing of this act, take possession of, or make a settlement on any lands ceded or secured to the United States, by any treaty made with a foreign nation, or by a cession from any State to the United States, which lands shall not have been previously sold, ceded, or leased by the United States, or the claim to which lands...
Page 3 - Her brown hair was drawn loosely back from her low forehead, and gathered into a knot at the back of her head, her eyes were large and lustrous with dark brows and lashes, her profile was perfect, and guide. "Ah, la C destine!
Page 440 - He took her face between his hands and looked into her eyes a moment; then he bent his head and kissed her, saying: "Go down first, my darling; he will expect you.
Page 365 - He did the most difficult thing he had ever done in his life — he gave her hand only a little pressure and left her.
Page 420 - Why on earth?" she interrupted brusquely. "Surely there's no need to put the dots on the i's. I shan't do so, anyhow. Facts suffice me, and I have eyes in my head." Alexander looked at her as if he could not believe his ears, and involuntarily he drew away a little. "Mad,
Page 64 - ... and was gathered into a knot at the back of her head. She had rather plain features, restless, nervous, light-gray eyes, and a mouth which looked scornful.
Page 360 - The child's eyes sparkled with the fun of playing "cook," and her cheeks were rosy from the heat of the stove. She offered a pie first to Rachel, and was pleased with her thanks, which were adapted to the occasion.
Page 300 - Horace rose, preparatory to leaving, and stood for a minute with his hands in his pockets, looking at the graveyard. " It is strangely quiet, even for the hour, considering we are in a great city,
Page 300 - The lights in the windows of the houses in the next street were put out gradually, and somebody who had been playing "The Maiden's Prayer" indefatigably, upon a piano worthy of a better cause, stopped.

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