Rosa, the Educating Mother: Written for Mothers and Young Ladies of Age

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Page 155 - And on the morrow, when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.
Page 178 - My God ! Can it be possible I have To die so suddenly ? so young to go Under the obscure, cold, rotting, wormy ground? To be nailed down into a narrow place ; To see no more sweet sunshine ; hear no more Blithe voice of living thing...
Page 233 - Oh, slow to smite and swift to spare, Gentle and merciful and just! Who, in the fear of God, didst bear The sword of power, a nation's trust! In sorrow by thy bier we stand, Amid the awe that hushes all, And speak the anguish of a land That shook with horror at thy fall. Thy task is done; the bond are free: We bear thee to an honored grave, 10 Whose proudest monument shall be The broken fetters of the slave. Pure was thy life; its bloody close Hath placed thee with the sons of light, Among the noble...
Page 45 - What have you done ? Behold, the heavens do ope, The gods look down, and this unnatural scene They laugh at. O my mother, mother ! O ! You have won a happy victory to Rome ; But, for your son, — believe it, O, believe it, — Most dangerously you have with him prevailed, If not most mortal to him.
Page 155 - A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. 31 And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
Page 45 - I'll never Be such a gosling to obey instinct, but stand, As if a man were author of himself And knew no other kin.
Page 45 - Like a dull actor now, I have forgot my part, and I am out, Even to a full disgrace.
Page 69 - This braggart spirit of freedom I will crush, I will proclaim a new law through the land; I will— [An arrow pierces him, — he puts his hand on his heart and is about to sink — with a feeble voice.] Oh God, have mercy on my soul!
Page 244 - You sha'n't venture out this raw evening, my dear : you look most shockingly. Tony. I can't stay, I tell you. The Three Pigeons expects me down every moment.
Page 175 - Oh, horrible ! The pavement sinks under my feet ! The walls Spin round ! I see a woman weeping there, And standing calm and motionless, whilst I Slide giddily as the world reels. — My God...

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