Betty Westminster; or, The worship of wealth, Volume 1

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Page 103 - So, she leaning on her husband's arm, they turned homeward by a rosy path which the gracious sun struck out for them in its setting. And oh ! there are days in this life worth life and worth death.
Page 43 - For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance ; but from him that hath not. shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Page 212 - ... present. Every man will claim to know the reason for that which he is expected to believe, and the grounds of that authority which he is expected to obey. Individual man, coming forth from the prison-house of past ages, and looking abroad in the clear light of intellectual day, will claim the privilege of seeing with his own eyes, and hearing with his own ears, and feeling with his own hands. When the human mind, thus excited, puts forth universally its newborn strength, its progress must be...
Page 187 - ... not longer be deferred. Great was the indignation aroused in the village when the banns were put up, for Emmerich was a general favourite, and the old man was heartily abused for his illtreatment of his son ; but his former brother-in-law stood up stoutly in his defence. He considered that Peter had a perfect right to do what he liked with his own, and Emmerich had his mother's portion to start him in life. At any rate, no talking could prevail, and before long Peter and Lizzy were made one at...

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