Charms and Counter-charms

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D. Appleton, 1849 - 400 sider

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Side 397 - Hastings understood its solemn import — its recognition of God's sovereignty — its surrender of all things to Him. He understood it we say — but he trembled at it. His infidelity was annihilated; but he believed as the unreconciled believe, and his heart almost stood still with fear while " Thy will be done on earth even as it is in heaven,
Side 162 - A perfect Woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command ; And yet a Spirit still, and bright With something of an angel 13 light. XV.— I WANDERED LONELY. 1804. I WANDERED lonely as a cloud...
Side 1 - The works of Miss M'Intosh have become popular in the best sense of the word. The simple beauty of her narratives, combining pure sentiment with high principle and noble views of life and duties, ought to win for them a hearing at every fireside in our land.
Side 111 - Her lot is on you — silent tears to weep, And patient smiles to wear through suffering's hour, And sumless riches, from affection's deep, To pour on broken reeds — a wasted shower ! And to make idols, and to find them clay, And to bewail that worship — therefore pray...
Side 246 - The Night is mother of the Day, The Winter of the Spring, And ever upon old Decay The greenest mosses cling. Behind the cloud the starlight lurks, Through showers the sunbeams fall ; For God, who loveth all his works, Has left his Hope with all ! 4th lit month, 1847.
Side 85 - Seeking a higher object. Love was given, Encouraged, sanctioned, chiefly for that end ; For this the passion to excess was driven, That self might be annulled : her bondage prove The fetters of a dream opposed to love.
Side 231 - Some murmur, when their sky is clear And wholly bright to view, If one small speck of dark appear In their great heaven of blue. And some with thankful love are filled, If but one streak of light, One ray of God's good mercy gild The darkness of their night.
Side 2 - Ellen Middleton, her first production, was a powerfully constructed story, manifesting great ability in the author, which Grantley Manor fully confirms. We commend the book most cordially." — Evening Mirror. " The book is an excellent one. and the Lady Georgiana's style is admirable. It ii clear, concise, glowing, and lady-like. Her dialogue and narrative likewise show great •kill in perception and arrangement.

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