Romance of Graylock Manor

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Rand, McNally, 1899 - 238 pages
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Page 108 - There methinks would be enjoyment more than in this march of mind, In the steamship, in the railway, in the thoughts that shake mankind.
Page 151 - Love took up the harp of life, and smote on all its cords with might ; Smote the chord of self, which, trembling, passed in music out of sight.
Page 86 - ... welcome, As he neared the heavenly shore. Slowly night's gathering shadows Closed round a mother mild, Who, tearful and heavy-hearted, Watched by her dying child. Fevered and restless and moaning, On his little bed he lay, When the bright-winged angel drew near him, And kissed his last breath away. So softly the chain was severed — So gently was stayed the breath — It soothed the heart of the mourner, And she blessed the angel of death.
Page 197 - It was not long before the rigid features began to relax, and he fell into a deep sleep from which he did not awake for several hours, during which interval she hovered around his bedside putting things in order as best she could.
Page 137 - She could leave the future in the hands of Him who had said, "I will never leave thee nor forsake thee.
Page 101 - Lucile saw but little of her husband, and when he did come home it was too often in the small hours of the morning and with unsteady footsteps.
Page 24 - It was love at first sight; and he made up his mind then and there to cultivate her acquaintance, and if possible to win her love.

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