A Laodicean: Or, The Castle of the De Stancys, a Story of To-day

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Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881 - England
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Page 29 - I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth. . . . Thou sayest, I am rich, and increased
Page 54 - hall covered by vaulting of exceptional and massive ingenuity: Built ere the art was known, By pointed aisle and shafted stalk The arcades of an alleyed walk To emulate in stone.
Page 91 - with a disposition to be happy, it is neither this place nor the other that can render us the reverse. In short, each man's happiness depends upon himself, and his ability for doing with little." He turned more particularly to Somerset, and added with an impressive smile :
Page 6 - not exactly what the world has been familiar with in past ages —is now growing common; and with the advance of juvenile introspection it probably must grow commoner still. Briefly, he had more of the beauty—if beauty it ought to be
Page 303 - Doubtless it is a brilliant masquerade ; But when of the first sight you have had your fill, It palls—at least it
Page 96 - em, rode in harness bridles. In his rear was a saddle-horse groom leading a thoroughbred hack, and at the rubbing-post was another groom
Page 191 - of the tunnel, faced with brick that had once been red, was now weather-stained, lichened, and mossed over in harmonious hues of rusty-browns, pearly greys, and neutral greens, at the very base appearing a little blue-black spot like a mouse-hole —the tunnel's mouth. The carriage was drawn up quite close to the wood railing, and Paula was looking down at the same time with him ; but
Page 118 - salvare ; omnes inquam, qui per eum renascuntur in Deum, infantes et parvulos et pueros et juvenes.
Page 82 - Just about one he closed his sketch-book, and set out in the direction she had indicated. At the entrance to the wood a man was at work, pulling down a rotten gate that bore on its battered lock the initials "W. De S." and erecting a new one whose ironmongery exhibited the letters " PP
Page 18 - a temporary iron stove-pipe passing out near one of these, and running up to the height of the ridge, where it was finished by a covering like a parachute. Walking round to the end, he perceived an oblong white stone let into the wall just above the plinth, on which was inscribed in

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