Studies of nature. Sequel to the Studies of nature: Advertisement. Paul and Virginia

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Page 118 - He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou? And he answering, said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.
Page 119 - But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him, And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn, and took care of him. And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.
Page 284 - And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers ! for ye lade men with burdens, grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.
Page 119 - And by chance there came down a certain priest that way ; and when he saw him he passed by on the other side.
Page 262 - EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES ; The terror of Europe, the delight of England : who preserved unaltered, in the height of glory and fortune, his natural gentleness and modesty.
Page 117 - You shall be satisfied." They went on, and, at the distance of about a quarter of a league farther, they arrived at another field of barley. The troop immediately dismounted, cut down the grain, trussed it up, and remounted. The officer, upon this, says to his conductor, " Father, you have given yourself and us unnecessary trouble : the first field was much better than this." " Very true, Sir," replied the good old man, "but it was not mine.
Page 554 - ... shingle to the distance of fifty feet upon the land ; then, rushing back, laid bare its sandy bed, from which it rolled immense stones, with a hoarse and dismal noise. The sea, swelled by the violence of the wind, rose higher every moment ; and the whole channel between this island and the Isle of Amber was soon one vast sheet of white foam, full of yawning pits of black and deep billows.
Page 470 - Some degree of luxury usually accompanies abundance; and Virginia was taught by her mother and Margaret to prepare sherbet and cordials from the juice of the sugar-cane, the lemon, and the citron. When night came, they all supped together by the light of a lamp; after which Madame de la Tour or Margaret related...
Page 497 - Madame de la Tour was not sorry to find an opportunity of separating Paul and Virginia for a short time, and provide, by this means, for their mutual felicity at a future period. She took her daughter aside, and said to her, — "My dear child, our servants are now old. Paul is still very young; Margaret is advanced in years, and I am already infirm. If I should die, what would become of you, without fortune, in the midst of these deserts?
Page 299 - I am going to yield thee up ? To Europeans, who will tie thee close, — who will beat thee, — who will render thee miserable. Return with me, my beauty, my jewel, and rejoice the hearts of my children.

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