Blanche Dearwood: A Tale of Modern Life, Том 1

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Bunce & Brother, 1855 - 407 страници

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Страница 328 - I am myself indifferent honest; but yet I could accuse me of such things, that it were better, my mother had not borne me: I am very proud, revengeful, ambitious; with more offences at my beck, than I have thoughts to put them in. imagination to give them shape, or time to act them in.
Страница 308 - Turk: false of heart, light of ear, bloody of hand; hog in sloth, fox in stealth, wolf in greediness, dog in madness, lion in prey. Let not the creaking of shoes nor the rustling of silks betray thy poor heart to woman: keep thy foot out of brothels, thy hand out of plackets, thy pen from lenders' books, and defy the foul fiend.
Страница 217 - Oh! there be players that I have seen play, and heard others praise, and that highly (not to speak it profanely) that, neither have the accent of Christian, nor the gait of Christian, Pagan, nor man, have so strutted and bellowed, that I have thought some of Nature's journeymen had made men, and not made them well; they imitated humanity so abominably.
Страница 362 - ... cut him short, without promising, indeed without proposing, anything, for she had something else to think about ; and immediately resumed her journey. At length the cart arrived, and stopped at the tailor's house. Lucia sprang up hastily: Agnese dismounted and rushed impetuously into the cottage, and, in an instant, they were locked in each other's arms. The good dame, who alone was present, tried to encourage and calm them, and shared with them in their joy; then, with her usual discretion,...
Страница 259 - tongues in trees, sermons in stones, books in running brooks, and good in every thing,
Страница 30 - He was silent for a moment, and when he spoke again, there was a quiet, respectful hush to his words.
Страница 149 - He caught her in his arms, pressed with passionate fervor her lips and her brow, and then, as if by one sudden effort to shorten the painful scene, he tore himself from her, and rushed...
Страница 150 - Painful forebodings as to the future, and those torturing doubts and surmises that are peculiar to us...
Страница 150 - She felt that this would excite embarrassing comments from her guardian upon her health ; but the summons for breakfast had already been brought, and there was no help but to encounter them.
Страница 230 - Rodman, your purpose is doubtless a wise one, and it is a great consolation to me to think that I can render you some service in it.