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Page 218 - He sighed, and fell back on his seat — Miss Walton screamed at the sight — His aunt and the servants rushed into the room — They found them lying motionless together. — His physician happened to call at that instant. Every art was tried to recover them — With Miss Walton they succeeded — But Harley was gone for ever ! CHAP.
Page 33 - ... to have their money placed to account there ; so I changed my plan, and, instead of telling my own misfortunes, began to prophesy happiness to others. This I found by much the better way : folks will always listen when the tale is their own, and of many who say they do not believe in fortune-telling, I have known few on whom it had not a very sensible effect.
Page 222 - He paused as he went; — he returned a second time : I could observe his lips move as he looked ; but the voice they would have uttered was lost. He attempted going again ; and a third time he returned as before. — I saw him wipe his cheek ; then, covering his face VOL. I. Q with his hands, his breast heaving with the most convulsive throbs, he flung out of the room.
Page 56 - Harley's notice : he had given it the tribute of some tears. The unfortunate young lady had till now seemed entranced in thought, with her eyes fixed on a little garnet ring she wore on her finger : she turned them now upon Harley. My Billy is no more ! said she. Do you weep for my Billy ? Blessings on your tears ! I would weep too, but my brain is dry ; and it burns, it burns, it burns ! She drew nearer to Harley- Be comforted, young lady, said he: your Billy is in heaven.
Page 116 - Let me entreat you, sir', said he, 'to hope better things. The world is ever tyrannical ; it warps our sorrows to edge them with keener affliction. Let us not be slaves to the names it affixes to motive or to action. I know an ingenuous mind cannot help feeling when they sting. But there are considerations by which it may be overcome. Its fantastic ideas vanish as they rise ; they teach us to look beyond it.
Page 313 - Thou mad'st me what I am, with all the spirit, Aspiring thoughts and elegant desires That fill the happiest man ? Ah ! rather why Didst thou not form me sordid as my fate, Base-minded, dull, and fit to carry burdens? Why have I sense to know the curse that's on me? Is this just dealing. Nature ? Belvidera ! Enter BELVIDERA.
Page 214 - ... back on the tenor of my life with the consciousness of few great offences to account for. There are blemishes, I confess, which deform, in some degree, the picture ; but I know the benignity of the Supreme Being, and rejoice at the thoughts of its exertion in my favour. My mind expands at the thought I shall enter into the society of the blessed, wise as angels, with the simplicity of children.
Page 145 - Harley, when we were turned out of South-hill, I am sure you would have wept at the sight. You remember old Trusty, my shag house-dog ; I shall never forget it while I live ; the poor creature was blind with age, and could scarce crawl after us to the door ; he went however as far as the gooseberry-bush ; which you may remember stood on the left side of the yard ; he was wont to bask in the sun there; when he had reached that spot, he stopped; we went on : I called to him ; he wagged his tail, but...
Page 139 - ... of two roads which diverged from the point where it was placed. A rock, with some dangling wild flowers, jutted out above where the soldier lay; on which grew the stump of a large tree, white with age, and a single twisted branch shaded his face as he slept. His face had the marks of manly comeliness impaired by time; his forehead was not altogether bald, but its hairs might have been numbered ; while a few white locks behind crossed the brown of his neck with a contrast the most venerable to...
Page 48 - because," said he, " I think it an inhuman practice to expose the , . greatest misery with which our nature is afflicted, to every idle visitant, who can afford a trifling perquisite to the keeper ; especially as it is a distress which the humane must see with the painful reflection, that it is not in their power to alleviate it.