Queen Victoria and other excellent women. Being lives of Victoria, R.I. (by J. Macaulay) [&c.].

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Página 39 - The full soul loatheth an honeycomb ; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
Página 130 - Israel, Fear not : for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name ; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee ; . and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee : when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned ; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour...
Página 170 - Having once given her sanction to a measure, that it be not arbitrarily altered or modified by the Minister; such an act she must consider as failing in sincerity towards the Crown, and justly to be visited by the exercise of her Constitutional right of dismissing that Minister.
Página 14 - Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way ? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.
Página 91 - MORE love to Thee, O Christ, More love to Thee ! Hear Thou the prayer I make On bended knee ; This is my earnest plea, More love, O Christ, to Thee, More love to Thee...
Página 170 - Such an act she must consider as failing in sincerity towards the Crown, and justly to be visited by the exercise of her constitutional right of dismissing that Minister. She expects to be kept informed of what passes between him and the foreign Ministers before important decisions are taken, based upon that intercourse ; to receive the foreign despatches in good time ; and to have the drafts for her approval sent to her in sufficient time to make herself acquainted with their contents before they...
Página 181 - Is thy cruse of comfort wasting ? rise, and share it with another, And through all the years of famine, it shall serve thee and thy brother : Love divine will fill thy storehouse, or thy handful still renew ; Scanty fare for one will often make a royal feast for two.
Página 80 - Nay, never falter : no great deed is done By falterers who ask for certainty. No good is certain, but the steadfast mind, The undivided will to seek the good : 'Tis that compels the elements, and wrings A human music from the indifferent air. The greatest gift the hero leaves his race Is to have been a hero.
Página 101 - It is the business of literature to make such a life stand out from the masses of ordinary existences, with something of the distinctness with which a lofty building uprears itself in the confusion of a distant view. It should be made to attract all eyes, to excite the hearts of all persons who think the welfare of their fellow-mortals an object of interest or duty ; it should be included in collections of biography, and chronicled in the high places of history ; men should be taught to estimate...
Página 127 - Now, Hattie, if I could use a pen as you can, I would write something that would make this whole nation feel what an accursed thing slavery is!

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