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Page 124 - What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge ? As I live, saith the Lord God, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel. Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine the soul that sinneth, it shall die.
Page 75 - Without waiting for an invitation, he pulled up a chair and sat down on the opposite side of the table. Raider, once again munching his tortilla, looked at the man, waiting. "I am told you speak Spanish, senor,
Page 86 - The chief attraction of the evening, however, was the newly-returned Australian, said to be a millionaire, who took up a large space in the room, being tall and broad ; he also took up a large space in the conversation : he talked loud and laughed loud.
Page 102 - This terrible necessity, in its worst form, takes all the joy and happiness out of life. When every day brings its own anxieties about this sixpence, there is left no room for the graces, for culture, for art, for poetry, for anything that is lovely and delightful.
Page 218 - I should have thought you the last person in the world to take unfair advantage of any one — particularly of the unhappy. Do not force me to confess I was mistaken.
Page 287 - He looked about the room as if to make sure that no object was missing.
Page 241 - I can learn about that ancestor is, that he was a country gentleman and Justice of the Peace, a Member of Parliament, and that he left behind him no record or memory of anything uncommon.