Some Account of the Life of Rachael Wriothesley, Lady Russell

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819 - 387 страници
 

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Страница 307 - Thou makest him to have dominion of the works of thy hands, and Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet...
Страница 365 - I come, kind Gentlemen, strange news to tell ye; I am the Ghost of poor departed Nelly. Sweet Ladies, be not frighted; I'le be civil; I'm what I was, a little harmless Devil.
Страница 46 - You that knew us both, and how we lived, must allow I have just cause to bewail my loss. I know it is common with others to lose a friend ; but to have lived with such a one, it may be questioned how few can glory in the like happiness, so consequently lament the like loss.
Страница 35 - Now the bitterness of death is past," and ran out into a long discourse concerning her — how great a blessing she had been to him ; and said, what a misery it would have been to him, if she had not had that magnanimity of spirit, joined to her tenderness, as never to have desired him to do a base thing for the saving of his life : VOL.
Страница 371 - I can never forget the inexpressible luxury and profaneness, gaming, and all dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfulness of God, (it being Sunday evening,) which this day se'nnight I was witness of, the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland...
Страница 46 - ... silent under it; but yet secretly my heart mourns, too sadly I fear, and cannot be comforted, because I have not the dear companion and sharer of all my joys and sorrows. I want him to talk with, to walk with, to eat and sleep with. All these things are irksome to me now: the day unwelcome, and the night so too. All company and meals I would avoid, if it might be...
Страница 46 - I know I have deserved my punishment, and will be silent under it; but yet secretly my heart mourns, too sadly I fear, and cannot be comforted, because I have not the dear companion and sharer of all my joys and sorrows. I want him to talk with, to walk with, to eat and sleep with; all these things are irksome to me now; the day unwelcome, and the night so, too; all company and meals I would avoid if it might be...
Страница 193 - My sister, being here, tells me she overheard you tell her Lord last night, that you would take notice of the business (you know what I mean) in the House ; this alarms me, and I do earnestly beg of you to tell me truly if you have or mean to do it ; if you do, I am most assured you will repent it. I beg once more to know the truth.
Страница 66 - The new scenes of each day make me often conclude myself very void of temper and reason, that I still shed tears of sorrow and not of joy, that so good a man is landed safe on the happy shore of a blessed eternity ; doubtless he is at rest, though I find none without him, so true a partner he was in all my joys and griefs...
Страница 59 - God has been pitiful to my small grace," she wrote to Dr. Fitzwilliam, " and removed a threatened blow, which must have quickened my sorrows, if not added to them, — the loss of my poor boy. He has been ill, and God has let me see the folly of my imaginations, which made me apt to conclude I had nothing left the deprivation of which could be matter of much anguish, or its possession of any considerable refreshment.

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