Lyndell Sherburne: A Sequel to Sherburne House

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Dodd, Mead, 1893 - 369 pages
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Page 256 - Like the vase, in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will. But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Page 141 - Then are they glad, because they are at rest; and so he bringeth them unto the haven where they would be. 31 O that men would therefore praise the LORD for his goodness ; and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men...
Page 144 - O give thanks unto the LORD, for He is gracious : and His mercy endureth for ever.
Page 354 - ... himself. With strained attention he listened to the remaining verses : " After childhood's winning ways, After care and blame and praise, Counsel asked and wisdom given After mutual prayers to heaven, Child and parent scarce regret When they part are strangers yet. " Will it evermore be thus, Spirit still impervious ? Shall we never fairly stand Soul to soul and hand to hand ? Are the bonds eternal set To retain us strangers yet ? " "Absurdly impossible," was Stephen's comment at the end.
Page 7 - ... with the angel ... I will not let thee go until thou bless me . . . and there was some meaning — of course, meanings everywhere'.
Page 356 - YES, billow after billow — see they come Faster and rougher, as her little boat Nears evermore the haven. Oftentimes It seems to sink and fall adown the wave, As if borne backward by the struggling tide : Yet mounting billow after billow, wave On wave o'er-riding...
Page 274 - BEAUMANOIR sat down on the side of the bed and put her arm around her cousin's neck.
Page 317 - Avoid great insincerity, by being always slightly insincere, seemed to be the notion. But how it worked I cannot say, for I never lived with Frigida for more than a day or two at a time, and then she certainly managed to keep her feelings within very moderate limits of temperature. The surer method, however, is to give an equal weight to the two tables. To glance at table one: it will require much self-control to avoid unkindness towards those with whom we live, for an obvious reason. We are...

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