Jack O'Doon: A Novel

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H. Holt, 1894 - 277 pages
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Page 117 - Yet in herself she dwelleth not, Although no home were half so fair ; No simplest duty is forgot, Life hath no dim and lowly spot That doth not in her sunshine share. She doeth little kindnesses, Which most leave undone, or despise ; For naught that sets one heart at ease, And giveth happiness or peace, Is low-esteemed in her eyes.
Page 129 - I'd have you remember that when poverty comes in at the door, love flies out at the window.
Page 11 - Hecuba, .and we miss even the satisfaction of revenge. It is indeed more absolutely devoid of interest than any play of Euripides, for it is simply ' a voice in Ramah, and lamentation — Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they were not.

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