London Society, Volume 10; Volume 12

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James Hogg, Florence Marryat
William Clowes and Sons, 1867 - English literature

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Page 438 - OH THAT I were as in months past, as in the days when God preserved me; When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness; As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret of God was upon my tabernacle; When the Almighty was yet with me, when my children were about me...
Page 250 - I am certain there are few in this kingdom who set a higher value on your public services than myself — and I have the honour to subscribe" — Then, on turning over the leaf, was to be found — " Myself, " Your most obedient faithful servant,
Page 229 - The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth ; and he that is wise will not abhor them.
Page 264 - A worse school for a young girl, or one more detrimental to all natural feelings and affections, cannot well be imagined than the position of a Queen at eighteen, without experience and without a husband to guide and support her.
Page 234 - For breakfast, toast and rich soup, made on a slow fire ; a walk before breakfast, and a good deal after it ; a glass of wine in the forenoon from time to time...
Page 456 - I have forgot to tell you of a wedding in our family ; my brother's eldest daughter is to be married to-morrow to Lord Albemarle's third brother, a canon of Windsor. We are very happy with the match.
Page 229 - Honour a physician with the honour due unto him for the uses which ye may have of him : for the Lord hath created him.
Page 74 - As it fell out upon a day, Rich Dives sickened and died, There came two serpents out of hell, His soul therein to guide. " Rise up, rise up, brother Dives, And go with us to see, A dismal place prepared in hell, From which thou canst not flee.
Page 317 - The bishop, in reply, with great wit and calmness, exposed this rude attack, concluding thus: "Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at a loss how to make out the other part of the parallel: I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship.
Page 264 - think without indignation against herself of her wish to keep the Prince waiting for probably three or four years, at the risk of ruining all his prospects for life, until she might feel inclined to marry ! And the Prince has since told her that he came over in 1839 with the intention of telling her that, if she could not then make up her mind, she must understand that he could not now wait for a decision, as he had done at a former period, when this marriage was first talked about.

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