The heiress of Haughton; or, The mother's secret, by the author of 'Emilia Wyndham'.

Hurst and Blackett, 1855

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Sida 1 - Howe'er it be, it seems to me, Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood.
Sida 279 - Her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought, That one might almost say her body thought.
Sida 76 - How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnished, not to shine in use, As though to breathe were life.
Sida 283 - You know, my love, you will get my letters from Eton within a few hours — as early as you would have them here. I am glad you will go — it will be a relief to me to know that you are there — but I was afraid you would not like it much, now your Aunt Ulick is gone — I don't think the Miss Faulconers can be particularly to your taste.
Sida 224 - And in lewd slouth to wast his carelesse day; (But in brave sprite it kindles goodly fire, That to all high desert and honour doth aspire.
Sida 224 - Wonder it is to see in diverse mindes How diversely love doth his pageants play, And shewes his powre in variable kindes : The baser wit, whose ydle thoughts alway Are wont to cleave unto the lowly clay, It stirreth up to sensuall desire, But in brave sprite it kindles goodly fire, That to all high desert and honour doth aspire.
Sida 166 - The discretion of a man deferreth his anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression. Money, like manure, does no good till it is spread. There is no real use of riches, except in the distribution ; the rest is all conceit. A wise man will desire no more than what he may get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and live upon contentedly. A contented mind, and a good conscience, will make a man happy in all conditions.
Sida 14 - ... and to do their duty in the state of life to which it shall please God to call them.
Sida 105 - Till earth's old days are done, The world shall hear the deeds he did — The deeds of Wellington. And so they say that he was one Not made for love, but fear — A cold, stern man that stood alone ; All this I smile to hear. Ask those who fought through that great war, Bled, conquered by his side, And who '11 not name his name with lovn.

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