The Mayflower: Or, Sketches of Scenes and Characters Among the Descendants of the Pilgrims

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Harper & Brothers, 1843 - 324 páginas
 

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Página 204 - Let — not — your — heart — be — troubled. In — my — Father's — house — are — many — mansions.
Página 251 - Let us not therefore judge one another any more : but judge this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in his brother's way.
Página 251 - It is good neither to eat flesh nor to drink wine, nor anything whereby thy brother stumbleth or is offended or is made weak.
Página 296 - They know not of the scanty meal With small pale faces round ; No fire upon the cold, damp hearth, When snow is on the ground. They never by their window sit, And see the gay pass by ; Yet take their weary work again, Though with a mournful eye.
Página 252 - We that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves, for even Christ pleased not himself.
Página 128 - So farewell hope, and with hope farewell fear, Farewell remorse : all good to me is lost ; Evil, be thou my good : by thee at least Divided empire with heaven's King I hold, By thee, and more than half perhaps will reign ; As man ere long and this new world shall know.
Página 107 - His father sickened in heart, but said nothing ; he only staid 'by his bedside day and night, trying all means to save, with affecting pertinacity. " Can't you think of any thing more, doctor ? " said he to the physician, when all had been tried in vain. " Nothing,
Página 103 - There, too, was Aunt Betsey, who never looked any older, because she always looked as old as she could ; who always dried her catnip and wormwood the last of September, and began to clean house the first of May. In short, this was the land of continuance. Old Time never took it into his head to practise either addition, or subtraction, or multiplication on its sum total.
Página 90 - No. 10 Street." A short time after Florence received a letter in a handwriting that made her tremble. During the many early years of her life spent in France she had well learned to know that writing — had loved as a woman like her loves only once ; but there had been obstacles of parents and friends, long separation, long suspense, till, after anxious years, she had believed the ocean had closed over that hand and heart ; and it was this that had touched with such pensive sorrow the lines in her...
Página 88 - Every day the fair, growing thing put forth some fresh beauty — a leaf, a bud, a new shoot, and constantly awakened fresh enjoyment in its possessors. As it stood in the window, the passer-by would sometimes stop and gaze, attracted by its beauty, and then proud and happy was Mary ; nor did even the serious and careworn widow notice with indifference this tribute to the beauty of their favourite. But little did Florence think, when she bestowed the gift, that there twined about it an invisible...

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