The history of sir Charles Grandison, Volumen6


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Página 34 - Thank God she is anything that is serious. Those people have really great merit with me in her conversion. I am sorry that our own clergy are not as zealously in earnest as they. They have really, my dear, if we may believe Aunt Eleanor, given a face of religion to subterranean colliers, tinners, and the most profligate of men, who hardly ever before heard either of the word or thing.
Página 275 - Elm-row fronting the house, in order to shorten the way of the returning servant with news. He cast himself at my feet. Something he said, and more he intended to say; excusing his early return, and thanking me for my favour of the Wednesday before; when my joyful surprise overpowered both my speech and senses. And what will you say to me when I tell you, that, on my recovery, I found myself in his arms, mine clasped about his neck? He was surprised at my emotion. Well he might — Every one, in...
Página 80 - My aunt led me in to Sir Charles and my grandmamma. He met me at my entrance into the room, and in the most engaging manner, my aunt having taken her seat, conducted me to a chair which happened to be vacant between her and my grandmother. He took no notice of my emotion, and I the sooner recovered myself, and still the sooner, as he himself seemed to be in some little confusion. However, he sat down, and with a manly, yet respectful air, his voice gaining strength as he proceeded, thus delivered...
Página 222 - Sweet humanity ! — Charming sensibility ! — Check not the kindly gush! — Dew-drops of Heaven! wiping away my tears, and kissing the handkerchief —Dew-drops of Heaven, from a mind, like that Heaven, mild and gracious ! — Poor Sir Hargrave ! —I will attend him.
Página 119 - ... has few examples? He then on one knee, taking my passive hand between both his, and kissing it, once, twice, thrice — .Repeat, dear, and ever-dear, Miss Byron, that this is all your doubt [I bowed assentingly : I could not speak] — A happy, an easy task, is mine! Be assured, dearest madam, that I will disavow every action of my life, every 'thought of my heart, every word of my mouth, which tends not to dissipate that doubt. i took out my handkerchief. — My dear Miss Byron.

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