The fool of quality; or, The history of Henry earl of Moreland. 4 [actually 5] vols. 4 [actually 5] vols, Volume 1

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Page 256 - For the king knoweth of these things, before whom also I speak freely : for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him ; for this thing was not done in a corner. King Agrippa, believest thou the prophets ? I know that thou believest.
Page 329 - Enter ye in at the strait gate : for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat : because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
Page 329 - My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you...
Page 329 - So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
Page 262 - And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.
Page 42 - My prayers are heard," he cried, "the gods are propitious; you know, my friends, that the winds have been contrary till yesterday. Damon could not come, he could not conquer impossibilities ; he will be here to-morrow, and the blood which is shed to-day, shall have ransomed the life of my friend.
Page 49 - Your son," exclaimed a youth, not yet come to maturity. — "Ah, my child," cried St. Pierre, " I am then twice sacrificed. — But no : -I have rather begotten thee a second time. Thy years are few, but full my son. The victim of virtue has reached the utmost purpose and goal of mortality. Who next, my friends! This is the hour of heroes.
Page 53 - ... tokens of our esteem. Yet we would rather bind you to ourselves by every endearing obligation ; and, for this purpose, we offer to you your choice of the gifts and honours that Edward bas to bestow.
Page 51 - At this instant a sound of triumph was heard throughout the camp. The queen had just arrived with a powerful reinforcement of gallant troops. Sir Walter Mauny flew to receive her majesty, and briefly informed her of the particulars respecting the six victims. As soon as she had been welcomed by Edward and his court, she desired a private audience. — "My Lord...
Page xlvi - Christian ethics, receiving some of its spirit, and infusing into it some of theirs, there will result, and is even now resulting, a low, abject, servile type of character, which, submit itself as it may to what it deems the Supreme Will, is incapable of rising to or sympathizing in the conception of Supreme Goodness.

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