The Lady of La Garaye

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Macmillan, 1862 - 128 Seiten
Based on a true story, this tells the story of a French noblewomen, the Countess of La Garaye, who is injured during a hunting accident, but instead of succumbing to self-pity, helps to establish a hospital for the poor.
 

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Seite 124 - Lo ! in that house of misery A lady with a lamp I see Pass through the glimmering gloom, And flit from room to room.
Seite 123 - WHENE'ER a noble deed is wrought, Whene'er is spoken a noble thought, Our hearts, in glad surprise, To higher levels rise. The tidal wave of deeper souls Into our inmost being rolls, And lifts us unawares Out of all meaner cares.
Seite 127 - Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to Come. By JOHN BUNYAN. With a Memoir of the Author by HW DULCKEN, Ph.D., and 100 Page and other Illustrations by THOMAS DALZIEL, engraved by the Brothers DALZIEL.
Seite 125 - ... should be Opened and then closed suddenly, The vision came and went, * The light shone and was spent. On England's annals, through the long Hereafter of her speech and song, That light its rays shall cast From portals of the past. A lady with a lamp shall stand In the great history of the land, A noble type of good, Heroic womanhood. Nor even shall be wanting here The palm, the lily, and the spear, The symbols that of yore Saint Filomena bore.
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Seite 119 - Servant of God, well done ! They serve God well, Who serve his creatures: when the funeral bell Tolls for the dead, there's nothing left of all That decks the scutcheon and the velvet pall Save this. The coronet is empty show : The strength and loveliness are hid below: The shifting wealth to others hath accrued: And learning cheers not the grave's solitnde: What's DONE, is what remains!
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