The Effinghams, Or, Home as I Found it, Volume 2

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Page 107 - Who steals my purse, steals trash; . . . But he that filches from me my good name, Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed.
Page 200 - A gathering of fond friends, Brief, solemn words, and prayer — A trembling to the fingers' ends, As hand in hand they swear. Sweet cake, sweet wine, sweet kisses, And so the deed is done ; Now for life's woes and blisses The wedded two are one. And down the shining stream They launch their buovant skiff, Bless'd, if they may but trust Hope's dream, But ah ! Truth echoes " if !
Page 38 - ... wooded in certain places, though less abundantly than the mountains, and teeming with the signs of life. Roads wound through its peaceful retreats, and might be traced working their way along the glens, and up the weary ascents for miles in every direction. At the northern termination of this lovely valley, and on the margin of the lake, lay the village of Templeton, immediately under the EVE EFFINGHAM.
Page 10 - ... life. Cowper said that God made the country and man made the town...
Page 107 - He assumes that the plant is his property and that he has a right to do with it as he pleases and to run it as he pleases. He fails to grasp the idea that there is no title to property that is not a law-created and law-protected title. "Society has allowed private individuals or corporations to hold certain rights only for its protection and development and it can modify that title whenever...
Page 111 - WHEN I WAS TEN YEARS OLD I FELL IN LOVE WITH A woman called Galina. Her surname was Rubtsov. Her husband, an officer, went off to the Russo-Japanese War and returned in October, 1905. He brought a great many trunks back with him. These trunks, which weighed nearly half a ton, contained Chinese souvenirs such as screens and costly weapons. Kuzma...
Page 213 - Dark warriors with their bows, And painted men on every side From brake and bush arose.
Page 158 - I a mother," and she buried her face in her hands, and wept tears of bitter affliction.

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