The Twins: a Domestic Novel

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Wiley & Putnam, 1846 - 292 pagine
 

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Pagina 36 - 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 71 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Pagina 126 - 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 17 - Theory and Practice of Horticulture ; or, an Attempt to explain the principal Operations of Gardening upon Physiological Grounds: Being the Second Edition of the Theory of Horticulture, much enlarged ; with 98 Woodcuts.
Pagina 183 - The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted. 25 As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
Pagina 36 - If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss : O Lord, who may abide it?
Pagina 11 - Landscape Gardening, adapted to North America; with a view to the improvement of country residences. Comprising historical notices and general principles of the art, directions for laying out grounds and arranging plantations, the description and cultivation of hardy trees, decorative accompaniments to the house and grounds, the formation of pieces of artificial water, flower gardens, etc. With remarks on rural architecture.
Pagina 30 - And babes, sweet-smiling babes, our bed. 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 7 - THE AMERICAN HOUSE CARPENTER. A Treatise upon Architecture, Cornices, and Mouldings ; Framing, Doors, Windows, and Stairs ; together with the most important Principles of Practical Geometry. By R. G. Hatfield, Architect. Illustrated by more than 300 engravings.
Pagina 82 - I know not of a darker trait in Julian's whole career; he was insensible to love, a mother's love. 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 Interest he meets with present pleasure : but Love, that sun against whose melting beams the Winter cannot stand, that soft-subduing slumber which wrestles down the Giant, there is not one human creature in a million, not a thousand men in all...

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