Clarissa: Or, The History of a Young Lady Comprehending the Most Important Concerns of Private Life; and Particularly Shewing the Distresses that May Attend the Misconduct Both of Parents and Children, in Relation to Marriage, Volume 4

B. Tauchnitz, 1863
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Pagina 6 - For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, The poison whereof drinketh up my spirit : The terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.
Pagina 449 - Let Fortune empty her whole quiver on me, I have a soul, that, like an ample shield, Can take in all, and verge enough for more.
Pagina 487 - THE English writers of tragedy are possessed with a notion, that when they represent a virtuous or innocent person in distress, they ought not to leave him till they have delivered him out of his troubles, or made him triumph over his enemies. This error they have been led into by a ridiculous doctrine in modern criticism...
Pagina 123 - For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth. 4 My heart is smitten, and withered like grass ; so that I forget to eat my bread.
Pagina 226 - For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
Pagina 106 - Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, 0 ye, my friends! for the hand of God hath touched me.
Pagina 54 - If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: If I say, "I am perfect," it shall also prove me perverse.
Pagina 35 - tis too horrible ! The weariest and most loathed worldly life, That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment Can lay on nature, is a paradise To what we fear of death.
Pagina 123 - I am like a pelican of the wilderness : I am like an owl of the desert. I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.
Pagina 492 - When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me, Until I went into the sanctuary of God ; then understood I their end.

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