Tales, and Miscellaneous Pieces, Volumen11

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R. Hunter; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy [&c., &c.], 1825

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Página 338 - Lurk'd in her hand, and mourn'd his captive Queen: He springs to Vengeance with an eager pace, And falls like thunder on the prostrate Ace. The nymph exulting fills with shouts the sky; The walls, the woods, and long canals reply. 100 Oh thoughtless mortals! ever blind to fate, Too soon dejected, and too soon elate.
Página 259 - Because he is going to his aunt ?" " No, Caroline — you are very cruel — because I am sure he is very much touched and disappointed by your refusal. He cannot bear to see you again. Poor ! poor Mr. Barclay ! I have been shamefully ill-natured. I hope I did not prejudice your mind against him — I'll go directly and take leave of him — poor Mr. Barclay!" Rosamond, however, returned a few minutes afterwards, to complain that Mr. Barclay had not made efforts enough to persuade Caroline to listen...
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Página 211 - with all that should accompany old age," " As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends," was, as she often declared, with gratitude to Providence, happier in age than she had been even in youth.

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