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Putnam, 1856 - 383 páginas
 

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Página 273 - Well-a-well, man that is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble, as the Scripture says, and I reckon it's so.
Página 355 - Man that is born of a woman Is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : He fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Página 214 - Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O, no ! it is an ever-fixed mark, That looks on tempests and is never shaken; It is the star to every wandering bark, Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken.
Página 221 - And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden : " But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
Página 221 - And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
Página 221 - And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed. Chapter 3 1 Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
Página 73 - He hath stripped me of my glory, And taken the crown from my head. He hath destroyed me on every side, and I am gone : And mine hope hath he removed like a tree.
Página 74 - If we had even been able to learn anything thoroughly, and had had the liberty to put forth our powers, as young men have, I would not complain. Is it not extraordinary, Alma, that people always ask boys what they would like to be, what they have a fancy or taste for, and then give them the opportunity to learn, and to develope themselves according to the best of their minds, but they never do so with girls ! They cannot even think or choose for themselves a profession or way of life. Ah, I would...
Página 141 - ... for themselves, are its idlers. How easy it is for one benevolent being to diffuse pleasure around him, and how truly is one fond heart a fountain of gladness, making every thing in its vicinity to freshen into smiles. Its effect on stern natures is like the Spring rain, which melts the icy covering of the earth, and causes it to open to the beams of heaven. In the intercourse of social life it is by little acts of watchful kindness recurring daily and...
Página 9 - The dedication to her departed friend closes after this manner : — •" At my parting with you, I promised to give the right of publication in America, of a work of mine, to a friend of yours, whose generous spirit even I had learned to know and appreciate. In now giving my Bertha into the hands of Mr.

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