Rosemay Lodge, Or, Domestic Vicissitudes

T. Harvey, 1823 - 112 Seiten

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Seite 25 - And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate ; there plant eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.
Seite 36 - tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow.
Seite 73 - And mercy stretching out ere want can speak, To wipe the tear which stains affliction's cheek : These ye have never known — then take your part Of sordid joy, which never touch'd the heart.
Seite 20 - Th' assaults of discontent and doubt repel: Dark even at noontide is our mortal sphere ; But let us hope; to doubt is to rebel; Let us exult in hope, that all shall yet be well.
Seite 45 - That light we see is burning in my hall ; how far that little candle throws its beams, so shines a good deed in a naughty world...
Seite 45 - By Sympathy's untutor'd voice Be taught her social laws to keep ; Rejoice with them that do rejoice, And weep with them that weep. " The heart that bleeds for others' woes, Shall feel each selfish sorrow less ; His breast who happiness bestows, Reflected happiness shall bless.
Seite 83 - ... her kindness addeth wings to their feet. In prosperity she is not puffed up ; in adversity she healeth the wounds of Fortune with patience. The troubles of her husband are alleviated by her counsels, and sweetened by her endearments ; he putteth his heart in her bosom, and receiveth comfort. Happy is the man that hath made her his wife ; happy the child that calleth her mother.
Seite 3 - ... upon involving all his characters, good and bad alike, in the final holocaust. The trouble with this even-handed justice is that it is manifestly untrue. When at the end of Congreve's tragedy, The Mourning Bride (1697), the hero regards the lifeless forms of his enemies and reflects comfortably that Blessings ever wait on virtuous Deeds; And tho' a late, a sure Reward succeeds, (V.
Seite 17 - Macbeth asked the doctor whether he could minister to a mind diseased, or pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow.

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