Selvaggio: A Tale of Italian Country Life

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S. Low, Son, and Marston, 1865 - English fiction - 304 pages
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Page 22 - Although the fig-tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines : the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; The flock shall be cut off from the fold : and there shall be no herd in the stalls ; Yet I will rejoice in the Lord : I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 234 - Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.
Page 99 - James i, 17. I am indebted for the others to our Lord's forerunner, and to our Lord himself. "John said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven. Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all, except it were given thee from above,
Page 118 - Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low : and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain. And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together ; for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
Page 275 - ... understood me. I do not come here with the preconceived system of dispossessing the Sovereign, nor to impose my will on you. My army will only occupy itself with two things, — to combat your enemies, and to maintain internal order. It will not throw any drawback in the way of the legitimate manifestation of your wishes.
Page 28 - And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men have loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil ;
Page 275 - Your reception of me has already proved to me that you have understood me. I do not come here with the preconceived system of dispossessing the sovereign, nor to impose my will on you. My army will only occupy itself with two things — to combat your enemies, and to maintain internal order. It will not throw any obstacle in the way of legitimate manifestation of your wishes.
Page 274 - Italians, — The fortune -of war having, brought us into the capital of Lombardy, I am about to tell you why I am here. When Austria unjustly attacked Piedmont, I resolved to support my ally, the King of Sardinia, the honour and the interest of France making it a duty for me to do so.
Page 1 - Is all the counsel that we two have shared, The sisters' vows, the hours that we have spent When we have chid the hasty-footed time For parting us — Oh! and is all forgot?
Page 289 - ... state. XXXVI. And thus some happy years stole by; Adversity with virtue mated, Her state of low obscurity, Set forth but as deep shadows, fated By Heaven's high will to make the light Of future skies appear more bright. And thus, at lowest ebb, man's thoughts are oft elated. He deems not that the very...

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