Tales from the German of Heinrich Zschokke, Volumes 1-2

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Page 217 - Israel, Fear not : for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name ; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee ; . and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee : when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned ; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour...
Page 238 - There are many writers in this country whose articles only see the light in the pages of a two or three dollar magazine, who are at least equal to some foreign author's whose works are reprinted here in the cheap and nasty style by the cart-load.
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Page 232 - She laid her hand upon her heart, cast down her eyes, and drank. Fleetman immediately became more composed. He went to the cradle, looked at the child, and when Polly and I had told him its history, he said to Polly with a smile, " Then you have not discovered that I sent you this New Year's present?" We all exclaimed in utter amazement, "Who! you?
Page 224 - Poor, dear little creature ! thou hast no mother, or might as well have no mother! Great God! to cast off such a lovely, helpless being! Only see, father, only see, Polly, how peacefully and trustfully it sleeps, unconscious of its fate, as if it knew that it is lying in God's hand. Sleep on, thou poor, forsaken one ! Thy parents are perhaps too high in rank to care for thee, and too happy to permit thee to disturb their happiness. Sleep on, we will not cast thee out. They have brought thee to the...
Page 213 - Jones sent me his •bill for the year. Considering what we had had of him, it was larger than we had expected, although we had had nothing of which we did not ourselves keep an account. Only he had raised the price of all his articles. Otherwise, his account agreed honestly with ours. The worst is the arrears of my last year's bill.
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Page 205 - We must deny ourselves some of our luxuries. Dec. 16. — I do believe Jenny's an angel. Her soul is even more beautiful than her body. I am almost ashamed of being her father. She is so much better and more pious than I. I had not the courage yesterday to tell my girls the bad news. When I mentioned it to-day Jenny at first looked very serious, but suddenly she brightened up and said, " Thou art disquieted, father !" " Should I not be so ?"
Page 100 - The Napoulese went to the annual market or fair of the city of Vence. It was truly a joyful time, and though they had but little gold to buy with, there were many goods to look at. Now Marietta and Mother Manon went to the fair with the rest, and Colin was also there. He bought a great many curiosities and trifles for his friends — but he would not spend a farthing for Marietta. And yet he was always at her elbow, though he did not speak to her, nor she to him. It was easy to see that he was brooding...
Page 237 - It is the jourual of an officer on board an American cruiser on the coast of Africa, — and relates to a field hitherto almost entirely unnoticed by travelling authors. It is written in a plain, straight-forward, unambitious style, and evinces a very keen talent for observation and sound judgment and enlightened discrimination. The book is edited by NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, one of the most gifted writers in this country, whose works we trust will find a place in this series. The volume is very handsomely...

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