The children of the abbey, Volume 1

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Page 55 - I'll see before I doubt ; when I doubt, prove ; And on the proof, there is no more but this, — Away at once with love or jealousy ! lago.
Page 133 - Shut from the common air, and common ufe Of their own limbs. How many drink the cup Of baleful grief, or eat the bitter bread Of mifery.
Page 127 - O MEMORY ! thou fond deceiver, Still importunate and vain, To former joys, recurring ever, And turning all the past to pain ; Thou, like the world, the opprest oppressing, Thy smiles increase the wretch's woe ! And he who wants each other blessing, In thee must ever find a foe.
Page 32 - Love reigns a very tyrant in my heart, Attended on his throne by all his guards Of furious wishes, fears, and nice suspicions.
Page 260 - O death, where is thy fting ? O grave, where is thy victory ? The fting of death is fin ; and the ftrength of fin is the law.
Page 280 - Let me fee thy countenance ; let me hear thy voice ; for fweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.
Page 215 - My dear creature," said he, in a low voice, yet loud enough to be heard by the whole party, "anything I could say would be unavailing. You find they are determined not to see things in the light we wish them viewed. Compose yourself, I beseech you, and be assured, while I exist, you never shall want comfort or affluence.
Page 272 - ... for a moment, the chamber of her luxury ? Or, did her heart tell her that if her Lord entered that chamber, He would refuse to share with her the shelter she had chosen and would surely summon her from it : and that thus, drawn from her resting place, she too would have to say, that her " head also was filled with dew, and her locks with the drops of the night...
Page 216 - I should long since have come to a determination about her ; as yours, madam," turning to the marchioness, " I shall not attempt forming one ; I deem it, however, absolutely necessary to remove Lady Euphrasia Sutherland from the house till the young lady chooses to quit it. I shall, therefore, order the carriage to be ready at an early hour for the villa.
Page 203 - ... beheld Colonel Belgrave coming forward. She started up, and was springing to the door, when, rushing between her and it, he caught her in his arms, and forcing her back to the sofa, rudely stopped her mouth. " Neither cries nor struggles, Amanda...

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