Anne Shrewood [sic]: or, The social institutions of England [by F. Aikin-Kortright].

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Page 262 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints in the sands of time: Footprints that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Page 92 - They are as venomous as the poison of a serpent, even like the deaf adder, that stoppeth her ears; 5 Which refuseth to hear the voice of the charmer, charm he never so wisely.
Page 275 - And thou, too, whosoe'er thou art, That readest this brief psalm, As one by one thy hopes depart Be resolute and calm. O fear not in a world like this, And thou shalt know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong.
Page 76 - When forced the fair nymph to forego. What anguish I felt at my heart: Yet I thought — but it might not be so — Twas with pain that she saw me depart. She gazed as I slowly withdrew, My path I could hardly discern; So sweetly she bade me adieu, I thought that she bade me return.
Page 93 - Mountford — but most likely you never felt it — that to be wroth with those we love Doth work like madness in the brain...
Page 122 - Plummer, each better than the other — one at least from every gardener in the neighbourhood — besides all sorts of recommendations to go to Cheltenham, to Harrowgate, to Jericho for aught I know. Now if there is one thing I detest more than another, it is a watering-place, unless a very pleasant party be previously formed, when, as Tony Lumpkin says, ' a gentleman may be in a concatenation.
Page 100 - d rather own that car, sir, With Peggy by my side, Than a coach and four, and gold galore, And a lady for my bride. For the lady would sit fornenst me On a cushion made with taste.
Page 215 - Annie, in so low a voice, that it was almost a whisper. " I almost hope it is true ! Do you think it is, Ellen?

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