The Engrafted Rose: A Novel

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Herbert S. Stone, 1900 - 357 pages
 

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Page 61 - Good Lord, deliver us. From fornication, and all other deadly sin; and from all the deceits of the world, the flesh, and the devil, Good Lord, deliver us.
Page 77 - ... WHEN human life to view lay foully prostrate upon earth, crushed down under the weight of religion, who showed her head from the quarters of heaven with hideous aspect lowering upon mortals, a man of Greece ventured first to lift up his mortal eyes to her face and first to withstand her to her face. Him neither story of gods nor thunderbolts nor heaven with threatening roar could quell: they only chafed the more the eager courage of his soul, filling him with desire to be the first to burst the...
Page 231 - There is no putting by that crown; queens you must always be, — queens to your lovers; queens to your husbands and your sons; queens of higher mystery to the world beyond, which bows itself, and will for ever bow, before the myrtle crown, and the stainless sceptre, of womanhood.
Page 204 - You are the most beautiful woman I have ever seen, and I love you.
Page 277 - Oglethorpe, who leaned his elbow on the table and covered his face with his hand. "I must, for my own satisfaction," said he, "look once more into this matter, and get this story clear in all its details.
Page 19 - to approach God in holiness of soul, raising pure and undefiled hands to Him.
Page 32 - Then, noiseless as a cat, she crept from the room and down the stairs. At the bottom of the stairs was a door; and this she locked behind her, pocketing the key. Jane, with her unwinking eyes, watched from the stool. "Pray bless us!
Page 33 - It was still daylight, but by this time the snow had ceased falling and the air was quiet.

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