The First Crime: Or, True Friendship

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Messrs. Piper, Stephenson and Spencer, 1854 - English fiction - 188 pages
 

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Contents

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25
II
38
III
52
IV
69
V
87
VI
108
VII
127
VIII
135
IX
155
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Page 56 - Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot ; And thereby hangs a tale.
Page 38 - Implored your highness' pardon and set forth A deep repentance: nothing in his life Became him like the leaving it; he died As one that had been studied in his death To throw away the dearest thing he owed, As 'twere a careless trifle. Duncan There's no art To find the mind's construction in the face: He was a gentleman on whom I built An absolute trust.
Page 108 - To be, or not to be, that is the question ; Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The stings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And, by opposing, end them...
Page 57 - Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.
Page 127 - Oh that a man should put an enemy into his mouth to steal away his brains ! ' ' You may well call it an enemy, chaplain.
Page 31 - I have seen him, under all sorts of circumstances ; and I have always found him a man worth the knowing. Have you not found him so, sir ? " " Yes, indeed,

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