Tales and Novels: The absentee (concluded) Madame de Fleury. Emilie de Coulanges. The modern Griselda

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Harper & brothers, 1835
 

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Sayfa 158 - A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles.
Sayfa 32 - Has every repartee in store She spoke ten thousand times before ; Can ready compliments supply On all occasions, cut and dry ; Such hatred to a parson's gown, The sight will put her in a swoon $ For conversation well endued, She calls it witty to be rude ; And, placing raillery in railing, Will tell aloud your greatest failing...
Sayfa 30 - Whereas the religion and fate of three nations Depend on th, importance of our conversations : Whereas some objections are thrown in our way, And words have been construed to mean what they say, — Be it known from henceforth to each friend and each brother, Whene'er we say one thing we mean quite another., Sir Benjamin gravely remarked that it was good law practice.
Sayfa 115 - ... by turning the soul inward on itself, its forces are concentred, and are fitted for stronger and bolder flights of science ; and that, in such pursuits, whether we take, or whether we lose the game, the chase is certainly of service...

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