The Red Barn: A Tale, Founded on Fact

J. Bennett, 1831 - 716 Seiten

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Seite 353 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Seite 482 - Thou sure and firm-set earth, Hear not my steps, which way they walk, for fear Thy very stones prate of my where-about, And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits with it.
Seite 670 - April next, and that, at two o'clock in the afternoon of that day, you be taken thence to the place of execution, and there be hanged by the neck till you are dead! dead! dead ! And may the Almighty God have mercy on your soul...
Seite 178 - Tis raging noon ; and, vertical, the Sun Darts on the head direct his forceful rays. O'er heaven and earth, far as the ranging eye Can sweep, a dazzling deluge reigns; and all From pole to pole is undistinguished blaze.
Seite 437 - Come unto me all ye who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Seite 639 - EF, one mortal wound, of the depth of four inches, and of the breadth of half an inch ; of which said mortal wound he the said EF then and there instantly died.
Seite 179 - Welcome, ye shades ! ye bowery thickets, hail ! Ye lofty pines ! ye venerable oaks ! Ye ashes wild, resounding o'er the steep ! Delicious is your shelter to the soul, As to the hunted hart the sallying spring...
Seite 618 - ... a third liaison with the man who became her deliberate murderer. William Corder was the son of an opulent farmer at Polstead, and having become acquainted with the unfortunate girl Marten the consequence of an illicit intercourse which took place between them, was a child. From that time he became much attached to her, and was a frequent visitor at her father's house. The child died within a short period of its birth, and from the circumstances of its...
Seite 203 - I received you ; Courted, and sought to raise you to your merits : My house, my table, nay, my fortune too, My very self was yours; you might have...

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