Honesty the Best Policy: And Other Dramas for Parlor Pastime

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Tompkins, 1863 - 438 頁
 

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第 412 頁 - Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and everduring dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of nature's works, to me expunged and rased, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out.
第 309 頁 - I love you, because you haven't any father, or mother, or friends — because you've been a poor, abused child ! I love you, and I want you to be good. I am very unwell, Topsy, and I think I shan't live a great while ; and it really grieves me to have you be so naughty. I wish you would try to be good, for my sake ; its only a little while I shall be with you.
第 41 頁 - Ay, come with us ; you shall be as welcome as a prince ! But hark ye, husband; though I am very willing to be charitable to this stranger, (it would be a sin to be otherwise,) yet there is no reason he should not do something to maintain himself: he looks strong and capable. Gubba. Why, that 's true.
第 307 頁 - I am sure, Augustine, I don't know what to do. I've taught and taught; I've talked till I'm tired; I've whipped her; I've punished her in every way I can think of, and still she's just what she was at first.
第 419 頁 - ... them, and devoted, soul and body, only to your pleasure and emolument ? Can gratitude take place between creatures in such a state, and the tyrant who holds them in it? Look at these limbs — are they not those of a man ? Think that I have the spirit of a man, too.
第 309 頁 - don't you know that Jesus loves all alike? He is just as willing to love you as me. He loves you just as I do, only more, because he is better. He will help you to be good, and you can go to heaven at last, and be an angel for ever, just as much as if you were white. Only think of it, Topsy, you can be one of those spirits bright Uncle Tom sings about.
第 211 頁 - Who has e'er had the luck to see Donnybrook Fair '{ An Irishman, all in his glory, is there, With his sprig of Shillelah and shamrock so green...
第 409 頁 - Pleasant the wind's low sigh, And the gleaming of the west, And the turf whereon we lie ; When the burden and the heat Of labour's task are o'er, And kindly voices greet The tired one at his door. Come to the sunset tree ! The day is past and gone ; The woodman's axe lies free, And the reaper's work is done.
第 307 頁 - I don't doubt it," said St. Clare. " Tell me of the lovely rule o"f woman! I never saw above a dozen women that wouldn't half kill a horse, or a servant, either, if they had their own way with them ! let alone a man.
第 41 頁 - Yes, as much as a poor man may love a king, and kneeled down and prayed for him every night, that he might conquer those Danish wolves ; but it was not to be so. ALFRED. You could not love Alfred better than I did. GUBBA. But what is become of him ? ALFRED.

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