The Romance of the Forum, Or, Narratives, Scenes, and Anecdotes from Courts of Justice

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Hurst and Blackett, 1861 - 341 páginas
 

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Página 102 - Look upon mine affliction and my pain; and forgive all my sins. Consider mine enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred. O keep my soul, and deliver me : let me not be ashamed ; for I put my trust in thee.
Página 9 - In the morning, very early, they mounted me as before, and on Saturday night they brought me to a place where were two or three houses, in one of which, I lay all night on cushions, by their bedside: on Sunday morning they carried me from thence, and about three or four o'clock they brought me to a place by the seaside, called Deal, where they laid me down on the ground: and one of them staying by me, the other two walked a little off, to meet a man, with whom they talked; and in their discourse,...
Página 305 - Examiner. VI.— ADAM GRAEME. By MRS. OLIPHANT. "A story awakening genuine emotions of interest and delight by its admirable pictures of Scottish life and scenery. The author sets before us the essential attributes of Christian virtue, their deep and silent workings in the heart, and their beautiful manifestations in life, with a delicacy, power, and truth which can hardly be surpassed.
Página 55 - Gentlemen of the jury, you are to consider that Mr. Savage is a very great man, a much greater man than you or I, gentlemen of the j ury ; that he wears very fine clothes, much finer clothes than you or I, gentlemen of the jury...
Página 77 - Heaven ! of woes like ours. And let us, let us weep no more." The dismal scene was o'er, and past, The lover's mournful hearse...
Página 76 - ... accompanied by a gentleman nearly related to her, and one female friend. She got near enough to see the fire kindled which was to consume that heart she knew...
Página 50 - Gregory, he went in with them to a neighbouring coffee-house, and sat drinking till it was late, it being in no time of Mr Savage's life any part of his character to be the first of the company that desired to separate.
Página 32 - Whether this news sunk the courage of Alexis, or whether it was imprudence or bad counsel, he wrote to his father, that he renounced the crown, and all hopes of reigning. * I take God to witness/ says he, ' and I swear by my soul that I will never pretend to the succession. I put my children into your hands, and I desire only a provision for life.
Página 77 - O ! then her mourning coach was call'd; The sledge moved slowly on before ; Though borne in a triumphal car, She had not loved her favourite more. She follow'd him, prepared to view The terrible behests of law, And the last scene of Jemmy's woes With calm and steadfast eye she saw.
Página 207 - Indies two and twenty years ; but falling into a bad state of health, he was returning to his native country, Ireland, bringing with him some money his industry had acquired. The vessel on board which he took his passage was, by stress of weather, driven into Minehead. He there met with Frederick Caulfield, an Irish sailor, who was poor, and much distressed for clothes and common necessaries. Hickey, compassionating his poverty, and finding he was his countryman, relieved his wants, and an intimacy...

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