Evelyn Marston, Band 2

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Hurst and Blackett, 1856
 

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Seite 111 - Women received their dead raised to life again; and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection.
Seite 111 - Samuel, and of the prophets : who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
Seite 64 - And decks the goddess with the glittering spoil. This casket India's glowing gems unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from yonder box.
Seite 312 - Ngami was reached by a route that had been deemed impracticable, but which proves to be the shortest and the best. The work contains much scientific and accurate information as to the geology, the scenery, products, and resources of the regions explored, with notices of the religion, manners, and customs of the native tribes.
Seite 312 - EASTERN HOSPITALS AND ENGLISH NURSES; The Narrative of Twelve Months' Experience in the Hospitals of Koulali and Scutari. By A LADY VOLUNTEER. Third and Cheaper Edition, 1 vol. post 8vo. with Illustrations, 6s. bound.
Seite 312 - JOURNAL OF ADVENTURES WITH THE BRITISH ARMY, from the Commencement of the "War to the Fall of Sebastopol. By GEORGE CAVENDISH TAYLOR, late 95th Regiment. 2 vols.
Seite 167 - Her first feeling was self -congratulation at having escaped notice; but she soon sank into a deep musing upon the subject that so intensely occupied her. She was forming a resolution. It was the first time in her young life that she had felt herself called upon to seriously resolve as to any course of action. This was a most serious and perplexing one — doubtful, difficult, and upon which no human being could be consulted; and she was not yet sufficiently advanced in religion to lay doubt and...
Seite 312 - The work contains much scientific and accurate information as to the geology, the scenery, products, and resources of the regions explored, with notices of the religion, manners, and customs of the native tribes. The continual sporting adventures, and other remarkable occurrences, intermingled with the narrative of travel, make the book as interesting to read as a romance, as, indeed, a good book of travels ought always to be. The illustrations by Wotf are admirably designed, and most of them represent...
Seite 287 - Then flash'd the living lightning from her eyes, And screams of horror rend the affrighted skies. Not louder shrieks to pitying heaven are cast, When husbands, or when lap-dogs, breathe their last ; Or when rich China vessels, fallen from high, In glittering dust and painted fragments lie ! Let wreaths of triumph now my temples twine...
Seite 19 - If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters, returning Back to their springs, like the rain, shall fill them full of refreshment ; That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain. Patience ; accomplish thy labor ; accomplish thy work of affection ! Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.

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