Dilemmas of Pride, Volume 1

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Bull and Churton, Holles street., 1833
 

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Page 139 - And God said, Behold I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed ; to you it shall be for meat.
Page 196 - Happiness ! our being's end and aim ! Good, pleasure, ease, content! whate'er thy name: That something still which prompts the eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die, Which still so near us, yet beyond us lies, 5 O'erlook'd, seen double, by the fool and wise.
Page 197 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...
Page 110 - Pure religion, and undefiled before God and the Father, is this : to visit the fatherless and widows, in their affliction, and keep himself unspotted from the world.
Page 196 - That something still which prompts th' eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die ; Which still so near us, yet beyond us lies, O'erlook'd, seen double, by the fool and wise. Plant of celestial seed ! if dropp'd below, Say in what mortal soil thou deign'st to grow...
Page 62 - L'Angelier. The Lord Justice Clerk then summed up, reading and commenting on the whole of the evidence. In his caution to the jury, his Lordship said they were not to proceed on suspicion, or even strong suspicion, but there must be strong conviction in their minds; if there was any reasonable doubt, it was their duty to give the prisoner the benefit of that doubt ; but if they came to that clear conviction of her guilt, they were not to allow any suggestion made for the defence to deter them from...

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