Wooed and Married: A Novel
J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1876 - 498 pages
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Page 339 - So here hath been dawning Another blue Day : Think wilt thou let it Slip useless away. Out of Eternity This new Day is born ; Into Eternity, At night, will return. Behold it aforetime No eye ever did : So soon it forever From all eyes is hid. Here hath been dawning Another blue Day : Think wilt thou let it Slip useless away.
Page 263 - There are who sigh that no fond heart is theirs, None loves them best — O vain and selfish sigh ! Out of the bosom of His love He spares — The Father spares the Son, for thee to die : For thee He died — for thee He lives again : O'er thee He watches in His boundless reign.
Page 280 - Do you know you would shock any one who did not know you as well as I do ?"
Page 493 - While I do my duty, Struggling through the tide, Whisper Thou of beauty On the other side...
Page 294 - You must remember you are not as young as you used to be, and you ought not to move about so quickly.
Page 336 - Humphrey Nethecote might have felt inclined to lose their hearts to her. " I suppose I shall have to go now," continued Humphrey. " I am putting off the evil moment as long as I can, for, though I wouldn't wish it, it is hard to go home and miss the Duchess.
Page 316 - For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear in the land, and the time of the singing of birds is come.
Page 233 - Lead, kindly light, amid the encircling gloom, Lead them me on. The night is dark, and I am far from home ; Lead thou me on. Keep thou my feet ; I do not ask to see The distant scene ; one step enough for me.
Page 77 - ... than Dym, had been thrown on their own resources — girls luxuriously brought up, and taught everything but to govern themselves and teach others, were driven from the fastnesses of happy homes and launched suddenly upon the world. Incompetence seeking competence; youth and helplessness going hand-in-hand to find a stewardship, where they could starve themselves and bring others to beggary. And the beggary of the heart and...
Page 387 - Will, do not leave me ; pray that you may not leave me!" clinging to him with one cold little hand, and speaking in such a weary voice. " Would it help either of us ? Dear, I must go or stay, just at His bidding. I am ready to suffer a little more, or I am ready to...