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|Langbien Rare is the person who can weigh the faults of others without putting |
his thumb on the scales. - Langenfield, Byron J. Trust no friend without faults, and
love a woman, but no angel. - Lessing, Doris It is always well to accept your own
|Doris Lessing's best-known and most influential novel, The Golden Notebook retains its extraordinary power and relevance decades after its initial publication.|
Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton - 1874
|A harsh word to a loving woman, if it come from one she loves or regards, is as |
frost to a flower. ... Independent of these exterior influences no one of us Can
ever be, without doing violence to her nature and Without having lost ... But it is
the distinctive privilege of the Christian to have one overarching and supreme
trust in God, which is the counterpart of every ... Surrounded as one may be by
helps, by institutions, by friends, by circumstances, there are openings in every
man's life that ...
Francis Ellingwood Abbot, William James Potter, Benjamin Franklin Underwood - 1875
|papers should publish such a call without a word of expostulation or even |
comment is astounding. It was no cheap pulpit rhetoric then : the description of
prayer as '"the rope up in the belfry; we pull it and it rings the bell in heaven. ....
Harriot K. Hunt was no angel and no saint; she had her faults, her peculiarities,
and her prejudices. ... earn its diploma; but her patients, restored to health and
life, and finding in her a life-long counsellor and friend, gave her their diploma of
love and trust.
|Then again it was part of the girl's character, and arose, not only from one or two |
of her predominant faults, but from some of her good qualities, that throughout
her life she had made no close friendships, and had never even fancied herself "
in love." That the people with whom ... If she could not have a friend whom she
might trust, admire, respect, — she would live without friendship. It must be
|You know it will not be blessed unless you do." I answered, "No, I had never |
thought of such a thing: nobody had ever asked nie to do it." So ho said, " Come
back, dear friend, come back: I am very busy, but como back." So with an earnest
|The ladies looked round to try if they could see Sir William Maberley, but in vain ; |
and as no gentleman came forward ... my dear brother, to present you to Sir John
and Lady Wallington, and the Miss Wellingtons; and this is my friend Miss ...
taking him on one side, " I trust you are too sensible a man to be affected by the
impertinence of women, or to think the ... but for my sake, and for Caroline's sake,
who is a little angel, and I dare say behaved like one, pray forgive the rest of the
|Lean hard on me; my love I'll prove. Look up and ... Look up and trust when death |
draws near ; Rest thou in me and peaceful be; Trust in my care and have no fear.
Look up ... friend ; No harm shall fall, but I through all With thee shall be until the
end. ... "He will give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. ...
When we refuse to obey, disaster will follow; and the loss will be our own fault. ...
We reason that we can preach without the seminary course, which may be true.
|I this da)' perform my promise ; not over anxious to gain, but desirous to deserve, |
their approbation; and willing to hope, ... The world, in your eyes, has no caprice ;
fortune, no vicissitude ; friendship is without insincerity ; attachment, without ... In
the choice of books, consutt the wisdom and experience of some tried friend,on
whose judgment you can safely rely. ... The female voice is never less pleasing,
than when wised to enumerate the faults of others ; never more melodious, than ...
|The Lady Barbara tore open the scented missive, and her burning eyes ran over |
its contents. ... Without a word, he let fall the curtains, and sat down in an sasy~
chair, covering his face with his hands. ... Am I not entitled to equal faith and trust
?" “No! I have provcn you false and base. And the worst of it is—oh, Barbara!
Barbara! the worst of it all is, that despite everything, 1 love you! I know what you
are—but I love you l" He spoke with a passionate emphasis, yetv with astern