The Scarlet Shawl: A Novel

Tinsley Brothers, 1874 - 309 pagina's
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Pagina 167 - And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more: the merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk...
Pagina 67 - Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest: welcome at an inn.
Pagina 274 - Silently the tears gathered in her eyes, and rolled slowly down her cheeks. She did not check them — she did not think of them.
Pagina 255 - ... art — which perception in him was peculiarly acute, when his vanity made him exalt himself, and think of doing justice to himself, forced itself forward, and he grasped at it as the readiest and best means of showing his worth. He could no more have written down that stream of unconscious thought than he could have turned sensa.
Pagina 175 - When men began to multiply on the face of the ground, and daughters were born to them, 2 the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were fair; and they took to wife such of them as they chose. 3 Then the LORD said, "My spirit shall not abide in man for ever, for he is flesh, but his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.
Pagina 237 - ... over with their crust of civilization, cultivated into smiling gardens, and rich cornfields, and happy glorious vineyards — under it all there is a buried city, a city of the inner heart, lost and forgotten these many days. There, on the walls of the chambers of that city are pictures, fresh as they were painted by the alchemy of light in the long, long years gone by.
Pagina 105 - It is a singular fact in physiology that if a woman is neither very beautiful nor very attractive, nor in any way likely to get married herself, she is pretty sure to dote on her brother.
Pagina 215 - He might do what he liked and say what he liked, but he must he perfectly polite to Sir Theodore.
Pagina 167 - And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colours, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls.
Pagina 65 - World, which represented all things but as the body and organs of this supreme mind or animating centre. He began to have a faint faith in that antique cultus ; for here, in the most modern and most unsentimental mudbuilt capital of the nineteenth century, he recognised the existence of a Soul of the World.

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