The Twins: A Domestic Novel

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Wiley & Putnam, 1847 - 110 pagine
 

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Pagina 98 - Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Pagina 43 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Pagina 8 - Israel, trust in the LORD ; for with the LORD there is mercy : and with Him is plenteous redemption. And He shall redeem Israel : from all his sins.
Pagina 2 - How should I love the pretty creatures, While round my knees they fondly clung ; To see them look their mother's features, To hear them lisp their mother's tongue. And when with envy, time transported, Shall think to rob us of our joys, You'll in your girls again be courted, And I'll go wooing in my boys.
Pagina 8 - OUT of the deep have I called unto thee, O LORD : Lord, hear my voice. 0 let thine ears consider well : the voice of my complaint. If thou, LORD, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss : O Lord, who may abide it ? For there is mercy with thee : therefore shalt thou be feared.
Pagina 56 - For love is the weapon which Omnipotence reserved to conquer rebel man, when all the rest had failed. Reason he parries ; Fear he answers blow to blow ; future...
Pagina 37 - Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; and I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of Hosts.
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