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Page 288 - AND on her lover's arm she leant, And round her waist she felt it fold, And far across the hills they went In that new world which is the old...
Page 12 - City ; above all, they had quiet terraces, squares, cottages, and villas adorned with gardens, in which abode the world of retired tradesmen, decayed gentlewomen, shy artists, city men with large families, and of all people whose tastes and means forbade them the devouring Babylon. Then, too, green fields, a few mansions and their grounds, hawthorn hedges, and shady lanes gave these suburbs an attraction which they have now forsworn ; for then railways had not...
Page 41 - I am glad to see you. It is very kind of you. Pray take a chair. You must excuse me for not getting up ; my leg is still very painful.
Page 203 - Ray of this world's wickedness ; she believes in it, of course, for she reads her Bible and the newspaper, but she has never seen it. She knows that there have been fearful sinners, and that there are murderers who move about with the face and aspect of other men ; but ask Miss Ray for no more than that abstract knowledge.
Page 201 - ... around it; a garden where the gooseberry bush will thrive next the rose ; give him rabbits, and a few hens, and new laid eggs, and he rejoices in a country life, and feels king of his little world.
Page 12 - Common-place were these suburbs, we grant, but they were caIm and peaceful. They have given that up now ; they are but the edge of the great City — an edge of brick and mortar, which once was green as any garland, and faded away pleasantly into the soft hazy blue of the horizon.
Page 179 - Now, the handsome man and the blushing girl, and the promises of the young love, were in the story she was reading. They were there, but with the fulfilment the loss of which had blighted Miss Jameson's life.
Page 180 - ... a heart which might never have been great, but would have been good, had it not been profaned for a man's pastime.
Page 234 - Ah, love, let us be true to one another ... let us be true ... let us be steadfast. Now there was a knock at the door and Aunt Mayes hurried in. "My dear child! You aren't even dressed!