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Page 172 - Be ye angry, and sin not : let not the sun go down upon your wrath : neither give place to the devil.
Page 282 - To each his sufferings : — all are men, Condemned alike to groan ; The tender for another's pain, The unfeeling for his own. Yet, ah ! why should they know their fate ? Since sorrow never comes too late, And happiness too swiftly flies. Thought would destroy their paradise. No more : where ignorance is bliss,
Page 203 - Truly my hope is even in Thee; in Thee, O Lord, have I trusted, let me never be confounded.
Page 224 - And O ye fountains, meadows, hills, and groves, Forebode not any severing of our loves ! Yet in my heart of hearts I feel your might ; I only have relinquished one delight To live beneath your more habitual sway.
Page 221 - What though the radiance which was once so bright Be now for ever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower...
Page 300 - It is not often nowadays the privilege of a critic to grow enthusiastic over a new work ; and the rarity of the occasion that calls forth the delight is apt to lead one into the sin of hyperbole. And yet we think we shall not be accused of extravagance when we say that, without exception, " Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances " is the most delightful work avowedly written for children that we have ever read. There are passages in this book which the genius of George Eliot would be proud to own It is full...