Bridal Greetings: A Marriage Gift in which the Mutual Duties of Husband and Wife are Familiarly Illustrated and Enforced

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Carlton & Phillips, 1856 - Всего страниц: 160
 

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Стр. 102 - Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other, as Poor Richard says, and scarce in that ; for, it is true, We may give advice, but we cannot give conduct. However, remember this, They that will not be counselled, cannot be helped ; and further, that If you will not hear Reason, she will surely rap your knuckles, as Poor Richard says.
Стр. 155 - Then let us pray that come it may, As come it will for a' that ; That sense and worth, o'er a' the earth, May bear the gree, and a' that. For a
Стр. 26 - Man and wife are equally concerned to avoid all offences of each other in the beginning of their conversation: every little thing can blast an infant blossom; and the breath of the south can shake the little rings of the vine, when first they begin to curl like the locks of a new-weaned boy ; but when by age and consolidation they stiffen into the hardness of a stem, and have by the warm embraces of the sun and the kisses of heaven brought forth their clusters, they can endure the storms of the north,...
Стр. 50 - Not a cloud doth arise to darken the skies, Or hide for a moment my Lord from my eyes.
Стр. 121 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up and call her blessed, her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Стр. 123 - Radiant daughter of the sun ! Now thy living wreath is won. Crown'd of Rome! — Oh! art thou not Happy in that glorious lot? — Happier, happier far than thou, With the laurel on thy brow, She that makes the humblest hearth Lovely but to one on earth ! THE RUIN.
Стр. 20 - O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white, then melts forever; Or like the borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place ; Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanishing amid the storm. Nae man can tether time or tide ; The hour approaches Tam maun ride; That hour, o...
Стр. 145 - It moved so sweetly to the west. . I saw two summer currents Flow smoothly to their meeting, And join their course, with silent force, In peace each other greeting ; Calm was their course through banks of green, While dimpling eddies played between.
Стр. 27 - A pebble on the streamlet scant, Has turned the course of many a river A dew-drop on the baby plant Has warped the giant oak for ever.
Стр. 123 - Thou hast green laurel leaves, that twine Into so proud a wreath; For that resplendent gift of thine, Heroes have smiled in death: Give me from some kind hand a flower, The record of one happy hour ! Thou hast a voice, whose thrilling tone...

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