Ravensdale; a tale, by a lady, Volume 1

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Page 186 - She heard me thus, and, though divinely brought, Yet innocence and virgin modesty, Her virtue, and the conscience of her worth, That would be woo'd, and not unsought be won, Not obvious, not obtrusive, but...
Page 12 - I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu...
Page 30 - I'll see before I doubt ; when I doubt, prove ; And, on the proof, there is no more but this, — Away at once with love or jealousy ! lago.
Page 19 - O, beware, my lord, of jealousy ; It is the green-eyed monster, which doth mock The meat it feeds on...
Page 55 - Oh Death ! where is thy sting ? Oh Grave ! where is thy victory ? The sting of Death is sin, and the strength of sin is the Law.
Page 64 - Ye! who have traced the Pilgrim to the scene Which is his last, if in your memories dwell A thought which once was his, if on ye swell A single recollection, not in vain He wore his sandal-shoon and scallop-shell; Farewell!
Page 125 - I cannot tell how the truth may be, I tell the tale as 'twas told to me.
Page 200 - Yea, this man's brow, like to a title -leaf, Foretells the nature of a tragic volume : So looks the strand, whereon the imperious flood Hath left a witness'd usurpation.
Page 206 - no industry or series of industries can be introduced into the West Indies which will ever completely take the place of sugar, and certainly no such result will be attained within the space of a few years...
Page 98 - God" here means his method of justifying the ungodly : for he was made a sinoffering for us who knew no sin, that we might be made " the righteousness of God in him.

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