The Medwins of Wykeham: A Tale of Home Life

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George Routledge and Sons, 1867 - 259 strán (strany)

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Strana 196 - So I saw in my dream, that just as Christian came up with the cross, his burden loosed from off his shoulders, and fell from off his back, and began to tumble, and so continued to do till it came to the mouth of the sepulchre, where it fell in, and I saw it no more. Then was Christian glad and lightsome, and said with a merry heart, "He hath given me rest by his sorrow, and life by his death.
Strana 88 - He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city,
Strana 82 - Tis not for man to trifle ! Life is brief, And sin is here. Our age is but the falling of a leaf, A dropping tear. We have no time to sport away the hours, All must be earnest in a world like ours.
Strana 61 - I give thee all, I can no more, Though poor the offering be ; My heart and lute are all the store That I can bring to thee.
Strana 146 - Nigel .was very determined, so there was nothing for it, but to submit with as good a grace as she could command.
Strana 12 - The brother and sister set forth accordingly, but perhaps they had so much to say to each other that they did not know where to begin, for the first half of the walk was very silent. At last Nigel broke the restraint. " I have been thinking, Maggie — " he said slowly. " So have I,
Strana 169 - Enid turned slowly, with no start of surprise. She found herself facing a gentleman in grey summer costume, — probably a walking tourist, if one might judge from the wallet at his back, and the very dusty condition of his boots, — at all events a young man, not far in...
Strana 226 - I should like to have you, and shall be very glad when you are old enough to take the head of my house; but just at present I really think you are better off under your aunt's care.
Strana 153 - Everybody stared at me, and it was more than I could bear. I began to cry, and dashed out of the room to wash off my eyebrows.

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