The Vale of Cedars: Or, The Martyr

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D. Appleton, 1850 - Počet stran: 256

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Strana 55 - You would have thought the very windows spake, So many greedy looks of young and old Through casements darted their desiring eyes Upon his visage, and that all the walls With painted imagery had said at once 'Jesu preserve thee! welcome, Bolingbroke! Whilst he, from one side to the other turning, Bare-headed, lower than his proud steed's neck, Bespake them thus: 'I thank you, countrymen...
Strana 65 - Yet was I calm : I knew the time My breast would thrill before thy look ; But now to tremble were a crime — We met, — and not a nerve was shook.
Strana xi - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
Strana xi - ... back to Frankfort, to the house of a family of most kind friends, where every attention and care was lavishly bestowed. In vain. She took to her bed the very day of her arrival, and never rose from it again ; she became daily weaker, and in three weeks from that time her sufferings ceased for ever.
Strana 163 - The sister-cause, Religion and the Law, With Superstition's name ! yet, yet their deeds, Their constancy in torture and in death, — These on Tradition's tongue still live ; these shall On History's honest page be pictured bright To latest times. Perhaps some bard, whose muse Disdains the servile strain of Fashion's quire, May celebrate their unambitious names.
Strana 254 - ... ENGLISHMAN'S HEBREW AND CHALDEE CONCORDANCE of the OLD TESTAMENT ; being an attempt at a Verbal Connection between the Original and the English Translations : with Indexes, a List of the Proper Names and their occurrences, &c. 2 vols. royal 8vo. £Z. 13s. 6d. cloth; large paper, £\. Us. 6d. EOTVOS.-THE VILLAGE NOTARY : A Romance of Hungarian Life.
Strana 112 - No proud effigy marked those simple graves ; the monuments of the dead were in the hearts of the living. But in the cathedral of Segovia a lordly monument arose to the memory of Ferdinand Morales, erected, not indeed merely for idle pomp, but as a tribute from the gratitude of a sovereign and a nation's love.

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