The young emigrants [tr. from Les petits émigrés].


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Pagina 60 - The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: But God shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, And shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, And like a rolling thing before the whirlwind.
Pagina 59 - And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour: the child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient, and the base against the honourable.
Pagina 60 - And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest ; as with the servant, so with his master ; as with the maid, so with her mistress ; as with the buyer, so with the seller ; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of usury, so with the giver of usury to him.
Pagina 61 - If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
Pagina 60 - He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, He that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.
Pagina 268 - It is impossible for me to give you an idea of the surprise and consternation experienced by all on the receipt of the order to sail. Indeed, that surprise is well justified, for nothing can be expected of this expedition except the total destruction of the fleet or its hasty and demoralized return, while in Spain it might be the safeguard of the nation.
Pagina 170 - This is odd,' said my father ; ' and what does she do with all this flour ? ' ' She has asked us for a large sack,' replied the miller's wife, ' and there she puts it : the sack is by her bedside, and it must now be almost full.
Pagina 169 - EARLY PHILANTHROPY. The following anecdote is related as a fact, by Madame de Genlis, in her admirable work of the Little Emigrants. " One morning, when we came to the mill, we did not find Lolotte, who was in the fields ; while we were waiting for her, my father and I conversed with the miller's wife. I had brought several playthings for Lolotte ; and the miller's wife, laughing, told me that they would not please her so well as a little flour.

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