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Стр. 100 - WILT thou have this Man to thy wedded husband, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou obey him, and serve him, love, honor, and keep him in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live?
Стр. 152 - IF IT could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed, which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down.
Стр. 255 - Where the daisies are rose-scented, And the rose herself has got Perfume which on earth is not; Where the nightingale doth sing Not a senseless, tranced thing, But divine melodious truth; Philosophic numbers smooth; Tales and golden histories Of heaven and its mysteries.
Стр. 273 - IN other climes, a sunset of suave sublimity usually means that it will be followed by a sunrise as nobly fair. But in our free isle this is not the case. Even the weather will submit to no tyranny, but follows its own wild and freakish will. You may close your eyes upon a distant steady heaven of molten copper and speckless blue ; and open them upon a soaked-blanket sky, half an inch above your head. During the many wakeful patches that vary the sameness of her night, Belinda has full time to repent...
Стр. 297 - I am very sorry ; it was very foolish ; but — but — I did not expect you home by so early a train." He gives a little odious, though perhaps pardonable, laugh. " That fact was sufficiently obvious."
Стр. 283 - I hope you will forgive our calling so early," says Bellairs, a little relieved, but still not very comfortable in his spirits; "we—we wanted to know what you thought about the river." "About the river!" cries Sarah, still cross and sleepy, casting a sarcastic glance, first at the weather, and then at the young man; "are we frogs, or young ducks?" He looks so silly, that Miss Churchill laughs, her good-humour at once restored.
Стр. 278 - ... irritation, totally unable to follow her philosophic sister's example, and fidgeting uneasily about the room. " Who indeed ? " rejoins Sarah equably. There is something in the indifferent content of her voice that jars upon Belinda's mood. The dogs have taken their cue from Miss Churchill — Punch has got inside the fender as if it were winter ; the cat lies lazily stretched just outside the parrot's cage ; and Polly, exasperated by her air of calm security, is walking. stealthily, head downwards,...