The Tysons (Mr. and Mrs. Nevill Tyson)

Grosset & Dunlop, 1906 - 298 páginas

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Página 215 - Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul.
Página 70 - Perplext in faith, but pure in deeds, At last he beat his music out. There lives more faith in honest doubt, Believe me, than in half the creeds.
Página 150 - Every ant on the hill," said he, "carries its load, and its home is but made by the burden that it bears. How happy am I ! How I should bless God ! How light my burden ! How secure my home !" ' My mother came in as he ceased. He went up to her, put his arm round her waist, and kissed her. Such caresses with him had not lost their tender charm by custom. My mother's brow, before somewhat ruffled, grew smooth on the instant. Yet she lifted her eyes to his in soft surprise.
Página 75 - surprise"? Was it a joke? Had it meant anything? Could it have concealed anything like a fact, a piece of positive evidence? His yesterday's visitor? What had become of him? Where was he to-day? If Porfiry really had any evidence, it must be connected with him. . . . He sat on the sofa with his elbows on his knees and his face hidden in his hands. He was still shivering nervously. At last he got up, took his cap, thought a minute, and went to the door. He had a sort of presentiment that for to-day,...
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Página 73 - ... What had he done that she should be so unbelieving — should think him such a shallow scoundrel? Could he help the girl's kissing him? Help her being fond of him? Help having a man's nature? Unreasonable, unjust, ungenerous! And giving her a furious look, he went out. He went down to his study, flung himself on the sofa and turned his face to the wall.

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