Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art, Volume 17

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William Harrison Ainsworth
Chapman and Hall, 1850
 

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Page 258 - A made a finer end, and went away, an it had been any christom child ; 'a parted even just between twelve and one, even at the turning o' the tide : for after I saw him fumble with the sheets, and play with flowers, and smile upon his fingers...
Page 110 - My Lord, Out of the love I bear to some of your friends, I have a care of your preservation. Therefore I would adyise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament. For God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time.
Page 124 - A stranger yet to pain ! I feel the gales that from ye blow A momentary bliss bestow, As waving fresh their gladsome wing My weary soul they seem to soothe, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring.
Page 257 - I know thee not, old man: Fall to thy prayers ; How ill white hairs become a fool, and jester!
Page 110 - I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament. For God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement ; but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety. For, though there be no appearance of any stir, yet I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament ; and yet they shall not see who hurts them.
Page 407 - With store of Ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of Wit, or Arms, while both contend To win her Grace, whom all commend.
Page 258 - I, to comfort him, bid him a' should not think of God; I hoped there was no need to trouble himself with any such thoughts yet.
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Page 110 - I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them. This counsel is not to be contemned, because it may do you good, and can do you no harm : for the danger is past, as soon as you have burned the letter. And I hope God will give you the grace to make good use of it, unto whose holy protection I commend you*.
Page 405 - To this I say nothing. I only walk away to the window. " Do not dissuade me ! " she cries, falling from defiance to a tone of almost nervous entreaty, as she stands before me, twisting her hands. " Let me marry him in peace. Your little cut-and-dried saws are very neatly cut, very accurately...

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