Zuriel's grandchild, Volume 3

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Page 173 - I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit.
Page 87 - Tis well to be merry and wise, 'Tis well to be honest and true, 'Tis well to be off with the old love Before you are on with the new...
Page 113 - ... finish of earthly desires, the grave: look for the accomplishment of a higher and surer hope in that better land where sorrow entereth not; where sin hath no abiding place: where disappointment is unknown. Some such thoughts as these passed through the spinster's mind as she approached that " Palace," from whence, since last she had visited it, a coffin had been carried, a bride departed, a daughter banished.
Page 113 - Oh! life is a long wish and a longer disappointment: a bright delusion for a period: a stern sorrow ever after; blessed are they who look for the fulfilment of their expectations, not here, but hereafter ; who, fixing their...

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