The Parson's Daughter, المجلد 1

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Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833

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الصفحة 82 - If I do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, I'd whistle her off, and let her down the wind, To prey at fortune.
الصفحة 155 - But there 184 185 she sank into a chair, and covering her face with her hands, burst into tears. Of what use would her freedom be to her ? She had been free all these years and Forbes had never looked at her with love.
الصفحة 154 - Farewell to virtue's peaceful times : Soon will you stoop to act the crimes Which thus you stoop to fear : Guilt follows guilt ; and where the train Begins with wrongs of such a stain, What horrors form the rear ! VI. 'Tis thus to work her baleful power, Suspicion waits the sullen hour Of fretfulness and strife, When care the infirmer bosom wrings, Or Eurus waves his murky wings To damp the seats of life.
الصفحة 10 - Above the green elms, that a cottage was near, And I said, " If there's peace to be found in the world, A heart that is humble might hope for it here...
الصفحة 7 - The first time at the looking-glass The mother sets her daughter. The image strikes the smiling lass With self-love ever after. Each time she looks, she, fonder grown, Thinks ev'ry charm grows stronger. But alas, vain maid, all eyes but your own Can see you are not younger. When women consider their own beauties, they are all alike unreasonable in their demands; for they expect their lovers should like them as long as they like themselves. Lucy. Yonder is my father— perhaps this Way we may light...
الصفحة 137 - ... another, so I said you was out; and he asked me if I was sure, for he was come here to dinner; and I said I was sure your ladyship was not at home; and then he made a sort of sniff with his nose, because he could smell the dinner quite plain in the hall; however, I persisted, and so at last of all he said, says he, my lady, 'That's uncommon odd,' and off out he went like a shot.
الصفحة 161 - ... your success gives me, you would not speak so thoughtlessly of your happiness. I, too, am in pursuit of a lady — one to whom I am heart and soul devoted — who has treated me hardly and harshly — I never fancied...
الصفحة 187 - IT has long been a question — and by many very zealous persons — a question of vast importance, whether the Eleusinian and Dionysian mysteries, the fraternity of Ionian architects, and the Essenian and Pythagorean associations were the same as those of freemasonry at the present moment, varied only as the religious opinions and rites of the different fraternities themselves differ. Huge volumes have been written and great names made in the discussion of these topics, which, to the " prophane...
الصفحة 137 - I persisted, and so at last of all he said, says he, my lady, 'That's uncommon odd,' and off out he went like a shot." "Why, what on earth could induce you to do such a thing, Stephen?" screamed her ladyship. "Why, my lady, your orders to me when we were in town last year were — says your ladyship to me, says you, 'If ever that Captain Sheringham calls when I am at home, say I am out; and if he calls when I am out, and any of the young ladies are at home, say they are out ; and if ever he calls...
الصفحة 148 - The morning dawns with an unwonted crimson, The flowers all odorous seem, the garden birds Sing louder, and the laughing sun ascends The gaudy earth with an unusual brightness; All nature smiles.

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