Simple Tales, Volume 1

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806
 

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Halaman 346 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
Halaman 351 - ... was to deviate from the strict line of justice, by his partiality to the side of mercy, appears from the anecdote of the thief, who robbed him of his plate, and was seized and brought before him with the very articles upon him ; the natural process in this man's case pointed out the road to prison ; my grandfather's process was more summary, but not quite so legal.
Halaman 37 - And Miss Beresford has converted this garment," lifting up the end of the pelisse, "into a robe of honour" — so saying, he gallantly pressed it to his lips. "Come, I will give you a toast," continued he: "here is the health of the woman who was capable of sacrificing the gratification of her personal vanity to the claims of benevolence. The ladies put up their pretty lips, but drank the toast, and Beresford went to the door to wipe his eyes again; while Julia could not help owning to herself, that...
Halaman 352 - Having said this, he ordered him to be set at liberty against the remonstrances of the byestanders, and insisting upon it that the fellow was duly penitent for his offence, bade him go his way and never steal again. " I leave it with those, who consider mercy as one of man's best attributes, to suggest a plea for the informality of this proceeding...
Halaman 351 - ... was seized and brought before him with the very articles upon him : the natural process in this man's case pointed out the road to prison ; my grandfather's process was more summary, but not quite so legal.
Halaman 13 - that I can do nothing for you : — however, take this." So saying, she gave them all the loose money she had in her pocket, amounting to a few shillings, and then with an aching heart walked rapidly away ; but as she did so, the sobs of the poor woman, as she leaned on her husband's shoulder, and the cries of the little boy, when his father, struggling with his grief, bade him a last farewel, reached her, and penetrated to her heart.
Halaman 7 - Julia, accompanied by her father, went to the shop of a milliner, in a targe town, near whick they lived ; and,.. as winter was coming on, and her pelisse, a dark and now faded purple, was nearly worn out, she was very desirous of purchasing a black velvet one, which was on sale ; but her father hearing that the price of it was twelve guineas, positively forbid her to wish for so expensive a piece of finery ; though he owned that it was very handsome, and very becoming.
Halaman 36 - I sent her twelve guineas to buy a very handsome velvet pelisse, which she took a fancy to, but which I thought too dear. — But instead of that, —here she comes in this old fright, and a fine dowdy figure she looks :— and when I reproached her, she said she had given the money away ; and so I suppose it was that very money which she gave to these poor people — Heli! was it not so, Julia ?' " ' It was,' replied Julia ; ' and I dared not then he so extravagant as to get the pelisse too.
Halaman 30 - Oh, no ! she is not my lady," replied the boy. ' At this moment Julia turned round, and the little boy, clapping his hands, exclaimed, " Oh, that's she, that's she!'' Then running out, he cried, " Mother, mother ! father, father ! here she is, we have found her at last !" and before Julia, who suspected what was to follow, could leave her place, and get out of the pavilion, the poor man and woman whom she had relieved, and their now well clothed happy-looking family, appeared before the door of it....
Halaman 40 - Julia," said her happy father, as they went home at night, " you will have the velvet pelisse and Sir Frederic, too, I expect." Nor was he mistaken. The pelisse was hers the next day, and the baronet some months after. But Julia to this hour preserves with the utmost care the faded pelisse, which Sir Frederic had pronounced to be

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