Notes of a Professional Exile

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Century Company, 1895 - 164 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 114 - Hath not a slave-holder hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same summer and winter as an abolitionist is ? If you prick them, do they not bleed ? if you tickle them do they not laugh ? if you poison them do they not die ? if you wrong them shall they not avenge?
الصفحة 47 - I WRITE this to you in the deepest sorrow: the youngest daughter of my friend Fundanus is dead! I have never seen a more cheerful and more lovable girl, or one who better deserved to have enjoyed a long, I had almost said an immortal, life ! She was scarcely fourteen, and yet there was in her a wisdom far beyond her years, a matronly gravity united with girlish sweetness and virgin bashfulness. With what an endearing fondness did she hang on her father's neck...
الصفحة 47 - O melancholy, untimely, loss, too truly ! She was engaged to an excellent young man; the wedding-day was fixed, and we were all invited. How our joy has been turned into sorrow ! I cannot express in words the inward pain I felt when I heard Fundanus himself (as grief is ever finding out fresh circumstances to aggravate its affliction) ordering the money he had intended laying out upon...
الصفحة iii - IMPRESSIONS OF LONDON SOCIAL LIFE " "ESSAYS AT HOME AND ELSEWHERE
الصفحة 149 - I rather like the young man they have here; he is so completely and necessarily a clergyman. He is just as much a parson on the street as in church — in his face, I mean; his clothes have nothing to do with it.
الصفحة 150 - But one cannot h elp wondering by what methods of breeding and education such results were produced. What kind of a boy was he, and especially what kind of a baby ? I venture to say that he had not been five minutes in existence before he began with : " Dearly beloved brethren, the Scripture moveth us,
الصفحة 47 - I have never seen a more cheerful and more lovable girl, or one who better deserved to have enjoyed a long, I had almost said an immortal, life ! She was scarcely fourteen, and yet there was in her a wisdom far beyond her years, a matronly gravity united with girlish sweetness and virgin bashfulness. With what an endearing fondness did she hang on her father's neck ! How affectionately and modestly she used to greet us his friends ! With what a tender and deferential regard she used to treat her...
الصفحة 82 - I again observed that he put salt on his meat; this time, however, he added a little pepper.

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