Her world against a lie, Volume 3

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Page 1 - Nature hath assigned Two sovereign remedies for human grief: Religion, surest, firmest, first and best, Strength to the weak, and to the wounded balm ; And strenuous action next.
Page 16 - I have heard from her that she is acquainted with you," said Mrs. Crawley, almost panting with anxiety. "I may as well make a clean breast of it at once," said the major, smiling, "and say outright that I have come here to request your permission and her father's to ask her to be my wife.
Page 137 - Riderhood," he said, raising himself in his chair, after a long silence, and drawing out his purse and putting it on the table. " Say I part with this, which is all the money I have ; say I let you have my watch ; say that every quarter, when I draw...
Page 48 - It is true, and I don't see why I should be ashamed to own it.
Page 106 - It is one of those cases in which it is truly more blessed to give than to receive.
Page 184 - Of course not! How foolish of me not to think of it!
Page 238 - Pray—pray tell him that the best thing he can do is to forget that he has ever met me again.
Page 240 - Yes, dearest!' she answers, with quiet content, ' as soon as my work here is finished, I will come to...
Page 264 - I wouldn't be in too great a hurry if I were you,

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