Sir Brook Fossbrooke: A Novel

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Harper, 1866 - 202 páginas
 

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Página 154 - MAN, that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower ; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Página 103 - ABIDE with me ; fast falls the eventide ; The darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide ; When other helpers fail, and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with me.
Página 48 - Farewell the tranquil mind ! Farewell content ! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars...
Página 33 - Never was there a more unlucky peroration, from the day when Lord Denman concluded an eloquent defence of a queen's innocence by appealing to the unhappy illustration which called forth the touching words, "Let him that is without sin cast the first stone at her." Never was there a more signal blunder than to ask this man to repudiate the friendship which had formed the whole pride and glory of his life. " I should think I am proud of him, madam," said he, rising and speaking with a boldness that...
Página 134 - Catechism, do they not appear " to believe in them, to fear them, to love them with all their hearts, with all their minds, with all their souls, and with all their strength ; to worship them, to give them thanks, to put their whole trust in them, to call upon them, to honour their names and their words, and to serve them truly all the days of their lives ?" As they worship false gods, their blessings are of the kind which corresponds with the nature of their deities.

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