Wooed and Married: A Novel

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Macmillan, 1900 - 498 pages
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Page 333 - 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 377 - Rest comes at length, though life be long and dreary, The day must dawn, and darksome night be past ; Faith's journey ends in welcome to the weary, And Heaven, the heart's true home, will come at last.
Page 257 - 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 72 - And still went seeking; like a bleating lamb Left out at night in shutting up the fold, As restless as a nest-deserted bird Grown chill through something being away, though what It knows not. I, Aurora Leigh, was born To make my father sadder, and myself Not overjoyous, truly. Women know The way to rear up children (to be just), They know a simple, merry, tender knack Of tying...
Page 227 - Lead, kindly light, amid the encircling gloom, Lead thou 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.
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Page 288 - You must remember you are not as young as you used to be, and you ought not to move about so quickly.
Page 330 - 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.

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