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Seite 80 - Queen, as the manner was, opened the window, but she was so far from giving him thanks or good countenance that she said plainly he should have kept his Arithmetic for himself, "but I see," said she, "the greatest clerks are not the wisest men," and so went away for the time discontented.
Seite 5 - ... the deciduous children of the forest, form here dense jungles, verdant all the year round, and which afford shelter to numberless birds, with whose warbling the leafy desolation perpetually resounds. Climbing vines, and parasitic plants, of untold splendor and boundless exuberance of growth, twine and interlace, and hang from the heights of the highest trees pennons of gold and purple, — triumphant banners, which attest the solitary majesty of nature. A species of parasitic moss wreaths its...
Seite 64 - Pills require no restraint of diet during their use, and are certain to prevent the disease attacking any vital part. Sold by all Chemists, at Is.
Seite 24 - BE and continue poor, young man, while others around you grow rich by fraud and disloyalty ; be without place or power, while others beg their way upward ; bear the pain of disappointed hopes, while others gain the accomplishment of theirs by flattery ; forego the gracious pressure of the hand, for which others cringe and crawl. Wrap yourself in your own virtue, and seek a friend, and your daily bread. If you have, in such a course, grown gray with unblenched honour, bless God, and die.
Seite 46 - ... hugely disliked — namely, a mincing Frenchman. At first a single umbrella seems to have been kept at a coffee-house for some extraordinary occasion — lent as a coach or chair in a heavy shower— but not commonly carried by the walkers.
Seite 71 - Several months elapsed, and public interest, which had been powerfully excited by the mysterious event, was gradually subsiding, when a gentleman of rank, travelling to the waters of Podewil, happened to pass through Muhlbach. Hearing of the murder, he was struck by the name of the victim— Bergfeldt being the name of one of the most ancient and noble families in Silesia. He knew their armorial bearings, and he expressed a wish to see the signet-ring which had been found on the body. The engraved...