Stories of the Crusades [signed J.M.N.].

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Página 24 - Entreat me not to leave thee or to return from following after thee, for. whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge. Thy people shall be my people and thy God my God. Where thou diest will I die, and there will I be buried. The Lord do so to me and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.
Página 164 - As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country...
Página 141 - I. IT may be necessary to remind the reader of the state of party at this important juncture. The Jacobites had been fed with hopes of seeing the succession altered by the earl of Oxford. These hopes he had conveyed to them in a distant, undeterminate, and mysterious manner, without any other view than that of preventing them from taking violent measures to...
Página 106 - Hear the word of the Lord, ye that tremble at His word; your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, Let the Lord be glorified ; but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.
Página 5 - Betrothed' the first fiction of the age, holding some affinity to the school of Sir Waller Scott, but surpassing his works in power and depth, as we confess it certainly does in moral design.
Página 5 - Its style is quaint and simple, after the manner of early romances, and it abounds with pictures of the most vivid character, and snatches of pathos, which come from the depths of the heart.
Página 106 - ... still it is applied, and that application could not be necessary to be done anew, if there were not new necessities; and still we are invited to do actions of repentance, "to examine ourselves, and so to eat...
Página 167 - .A most beautiful volume; and which suggests most forcibly the consideration, To whom shall 1 offer so charming a present ? It exhibits not only the most delicate specimens imaginable of engraving on wood, but also designs which do Infinite credit to the taste and skill of the artists employed."— Gentleman'i Magazine.
Página 11 - Two-Shoes,' which in small compass contains the essence of volumes. This kind of nursery literature affords far "more wholesome nutriment for the juvenile mind than the modern stories, satires, travesties, and caricatures, which are converting, or rather perverting, children into precocious, shrewd, sharp-witted little men and women of the world.
Página 56 - And the sixteenth generation Shall sit upon thy throne.' The Christian lines of battle The holy count enfold, As standing in their centre That vision strange he told. From rear to van the war-shout ran, From wing to wing it came, ' God save our King Affonso, The first that bears the name!

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