Marchcroft manor, Volume 2

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Page 1 - Implored your highness' pardon and set forth A deep repentance : nothing in his life Became him like the leaving it ; he died As one that had been studied in his death, To throw away the dearest thing he owed 10 As 'twere a careless trifle. Dun. There's no art To find the mind's construction in the face : He was a gentleman on whom I built An absolute trust.
Page 21 - Is an unlesson'd girl, unschool'd, unpractis'd; Happy in this, she is not yet so old But she may learn; happier than this, She is not bred so dull but she can learn ; Happiest of all is, that her gentle spirit Commits itself to yours to be directed, As from her lord, her governor, her king.
Page 203 - Impatient on the hoarse-resounding shore. Thou, heedful of advice, secure proceed; My praise the precept is, be thine the deed.
Page 147 - The god of love, ah ! benedicite, How myghty and how grete a lorde is he!
Page 259 - exclaimed Mrs. Mortimer, putting her hands over her ears, as if to shut out the sound.
Page 16 - I do not know. But I am inclined to think that he was more of a statesman than a religious reformer.
Page 138 - My dear fellow I was never more serious in all my life. Sit down close by me, that's right. Now may you be as happy as you deserve, I cannot say more than that.

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