St. Margaret's cave: or, The nun's story, Volume 3

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Page 245 - Such was the end of De Hoffman, a man naturally brave and virtuous; but who, misguided by ambit'on, in grasping at the shadow of riches and honour, lost the substance of peace and happiness, and imbittered his days, and in all probability cut them short; for at the time of his death he had not completed his forty-eighth year. The funeral of De Hoffman, though conducted with the utmost respect and ' solemnity, was without pornp, his son • I attending with unfeigned sorrow as the M~ 3 principal 346...
Page 99 - Think not of me," answered Leopold. " In the time of trial, the man who is selfish enough to feel personal fear, is unworthy the name of friend. At night, if it can be done with safety, let us see you, as I shall lose no time in informing the father Franciscans of the inthralment of our dear Austin.

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