Clarissa: A Novel, Volume 3

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Tinsley brothers, 1868
 

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Pagina 97 - Also now, behold, my witness is in heaven, and my record is on high. My friends scorn me: but mine eye poureth out tears unto God.
Pagina 97 - I have sinned ; what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? Why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, So that I am a burden to myself?
Pagina 209 - For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
Pagina 97 - When I looked for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
Pagina 93 - Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; for I am desolate and afflicted.
Pagina 93 - When thou with rebukes dost chasten man for sin, thou makest his beauty to consume away, like as it were a moth fretting a garment: every man therefore is but vanity.
Pagina 277 - Power which could give it, was kneeling down at the bed's feet, tears in large drops trickling down her cheeks. Her nurse was kneeling between the widow and Mrs Smith, her arms extended. In one hand she held an ineffectual cordial, which she had just been offering to her dying mistress ; her face was...
Pagina 392 - Look down, Blessed Spirit, look down ! And there stopped ; his lips, however, moving. At nine in the morning he was seized with convulsions, and fainted away; and it was a quarter of an hour before he came out of them. His few last words I must not omit, as they show an ultimate composure; which may administer some consolation to his honourable friends. Blessed — said he, addressing himself no doubt to Heaven; for his dying eyes were lifted up.
Pagina 101 - The father waketh for the daughter, when no man knoweth; and the care for her taketh away sleep: when she is young, lest she pass away the flower of her age; and being married, lest she should be hated: in her virginity, lest she should be defiled and gotten with child in her father's house; and having an husband, lest she should misbehave herself; and when she is married, lest she should be barren.
Pagina 102 - Lovelace], and a by-word in the city, and a reproach among the people, and make thee ashamed before the multitude.

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