The Dominie's Legacy, Bind 3


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Side 149 - And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.
Side 179 - To him that hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Side 57 - ... the ball-room I was not destined to partake of ; to the look of admiration or of interest, in public or private, I was quite a stranger, and the delicious evening walk with a lover, the stolen whisper or interview, I was fated never to enjoy. Old men talked religion with me, young men talked about the weather or the wars, but their little love topics and scandals among their rivals and sweethearts, they feared to speak of in my presence, and love was never mentioned, except in ridicule. " Meantime...
Side 86 - T was by this time so completely overcome by the appearance and story of this unhappy woman, that my tears fell as fast as hers. When "she became a little calm, she proceeded. " Independent of my feelings for my husband, I was now in a foreign country, where a language which I understood not was spoken, without friends or money, and with two infant children besides myself to provide for.
Side 56 - ... with reference to others,, in such a way, as to shew me its value in the eyes of men, and to give me a humble opinion of myself. The young men talked of books with me and my father, but they made up their party of pleasure without ever thinking of me ; and preferred the silliest coquets, the merest mental nonentities, because of some girlish beauty of face or person. This was most chagrining to me, as I had strong sensibility, and much relish for the endearments of affection and the passions...
Side 66 - That is licr glory in prosperity, her consolation in sorrow, her support in trial, her every thing. Poverty she may suffer, persecution or ill treatment from others she may endure, toil she may undertake with cheerfulness and with patience, but take from her her husband's affections, and you take from her the corner-stone upon which is founded all her happiness upon earth.
Side 150 - A few steps further on I met a friend whom I had not seen for a long time, and who lived in a house nearby.
Side 76 - ... full of expressions of regret, kindness, and affection. We continued to correspond, and as the impression of my former sorrows began to weaken, my love for my husband revived, and anxiety for his welfare occupied much of my thoughts. I...
Side 85 - ... her face streaming with tears, the very picture of heart-bursting sorrow — " Oh, Sir ! can you conceive what it is to lose a husband as I lost him ? Can you understand the inexpressible grief of never seeing more on earth — never! — never more on earth !— the man, who with all his faults, is entwined round the heart of a weak and sensitive woman?

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