The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy, Band 2

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M. Doolady, 1867 - 480 Seiten
 

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Seite 470 - I do not like thee, Dr Fell. The reason why I cannot tell, But this I know, I know full well, I do not like thee, Dr Fell.
Seite 391 - ... :—I see the truth in that man, as I do in his brother, whose logic drives him to quite a different conclusion, and who, after having passed a life in vain endeavours to reconcile an irreconcilable book, flings it at last down in despair, and declares, with tearful eyes, and hands up to heaven, his revolt and recantation.
Seite 470 - The man that lays his hand upon a woman, Save in the way of kindness, is a wretch Whom 'twere gross flattery to name a coward.
Seite 389 - ... and what a listless spectator yourself! You are sixand-twenty years old, and as blase as a rake of sixty. You neither hope much, nor care much, nor believe much. You doubt about other men as much as about yourself. Were it made of such pococuranti as you, the world would be intolerable ; and I had rather live in a wilderness of monkeys, and listen to their chatter, than in a company of men who denied everything." "Were the world composed of Saint Bernards or Saint Dominies, it would be equally...
Seite 198 - ALTHOUGH I enter not, Yet round about the spot Ofttimes I hover ; And near the sacred gate, With longing eyes I wait, Expectant of her. The Minster bell tolls out Above the city's rout, And noise and humming : They've hush'd the Minster bell : The organ 'gins to swell : She's coming, she's coming...

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