The heart of Mid-Lothian

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Archibald Constable, 1818 - Great Britain - 375 pages
 

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Page 31 - My horse moved on; hoof after hoof He raised, and never stopped : When down behind the cottage roof, At once, the bright moon dropped. What fond and wayward thoughts will slide Into a lover's head! "O mercy!" to myself I cried, "If Lucy should be dead!
Page 326 - Leddy, then it isna what we hae dune for oursells, but what we hae dune for others, that we think on maist pleasantly.
Page 57 - A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.
Page 112 - Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Page 146 - He that is down needs fear no fall; He that is low, no pride. He that is humble, ever shall Have God to be his guide. I am content with what I have, Little be it or much ; And, Lord, contentment still I crave, Because thou savest such. Fulness to such a burden is, That go on pilgrimage ; Here little, and hereafter bliss, Is best from age to age.
Page 256 - Argyll, the state's whole thunder born to wield, And shake alike the senate and the field?
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Page 148 - It had eyes lifted up to heaven, the best of books in his hand, the law of truth was written upon his lips, the world was behind his back. It stood as if it pleaded with men, and a crown of gold did hang over his head.

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