The Living Age ..., Volume 69

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Littell, Son, 1861
 

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I THINK THIS BOOK IS WONDERFULL BE BACUSE OF THE WAY EVERY PART STAYS ON ONE SUBJECT AND HOW IT TELL'S THE HOLE STORY ABOUT THE LIVING AGE I HAVE LOTS IN COMMEN WITH THIS GIRL IN THE BOOK I FORGOT HER NAME BUT I HAD LOVED SOMETHING AS MUCH AS SHE DID BUT REALLY DID'NT WANT TO TELL THAT SOMETHING BUT IF I TOLD THAT SOME THING I WOULD HAVE TO KILL THAT SOMETHING.  

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Page 434 - Though poor the peasant's hut, his feasts though small, He sees his little lot, the lot of all; Sees no contiguous palace rear its head, To shame the meanness of his humble shed; No costly lord, the sumptuous banquet deal, To make him loathe his vegetable meal: But calm, and bred in ignorance and toil, Each wish contracting, fits him to the soil.
Page 524 - The place of justice is a hallowed place; and therefore not only the Bench, but the foot pace and precincts and purprise thereof ought to be preserved without scandal and corruption.
Page 196 - Gallow .the very wanderers of the dark, And make them keep their caves : since I was man, Such sheets of fire, such bursts of horrid thunder, Such groans of roaring wind and rain, I never Remember to have heard : man's nature cannot carry The affliction nor the fear.
Page 292 - Whose color was extremely hectic ; Her grandmother for many a year Had fed the parish with her bounty ; Her second cousin was a peer, And Lord-Lieutenant of the county.
Page 86 - For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that I do not; but what I hate, that do I.
Page 69 - And Paul said; I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.
Page 187 - So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found, Among the faithless faithful only he; Among innumerable false unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Page 292 - Dark was her hair, her hand was white; Her voice was exquisitely tender; Her eyes were full of liquid light; I never saw a waist so slender; Her every look, her every smile, Shot right and left a score of arrows; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows.
Page 179 - And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine.
Page 196 - Mine enemy's dog, Though he had bit me, should have stood that night Against my fire ; and wast thou fain, poor father, To hovel thee with swine, and rogues forlorn, In short and musty straw? Alack, alack! 'Tis wonder that thy life and wits at once Had not concluded all.

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