The Circle of a Century

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Century Company, 1899 - 225 pages
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Page 177 - Men are tattooed with their special beliefs like so many South- Sea Islanders ; but a real human heart, with Divine loVe in it, beats with the same glow under all the patterns of all earth's thousand tribes ! The Doctor sighed, and folded the sermon, and laid the Quarto Cruden on it.
Page 51 - Knox has already been characterized; and the French traveller Brissot described Mrs. Hamilton as " a charming woman, who joined to the graces all the candor and simplicity of the American wife.
Page 130 - Fair as a star, when only one Is shining in the sky.
Page 127 - There is a real beauty, though often a latent one, in whatever the human mind creates upon necessity. It is impossible to look on a Gothic building without feeling this. It was only meant for something strong that would keep out a bad climate...
Page 55 - No, no, no. Of course not. How can you think of such a thing? I shall wear no colors till after—" The 6th of June occurred to her, and she hastened to put the dismal thought away.
Page 163 - ... could dissuade a younger generation eager for a new fray at arms.

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