Rosina Meadows, the Village Maid: Or, Temptations Unveiled; a Story of City Scenes and Every Day Life

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Redding & Company, 1843 - 32 halaman
 

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Halaman 47 - Passing through the street near her corner; And he went the way to her house...
Halaman 20 - MEMORY'S ceaseless sunshine blest, The home of Happiness, an honest breast. But most we mark the wonders of her reign, When Sleep has locked the senses in her chain.
Halaman 3 - Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, That to be hated, needs but to be seen; But seen too oft', familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Halaman 35 - What in a measure prevented this ? " Oh, woman ! When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou...
Halaman 24 - ROSINA. Sir, I fear you mock me, when the wealthy and beloved son of the Mendons declares his love for Rosina Meadows, an humble farmer's daughter!
Halaman 7 - ... doubly so by youth, beauty, and innocence — nature's heaven born handmaids. The sweet innocence of nature, the bread of industry is sweet; the city noble, the modern aristocrat in the proud mansion, feasts on the sweet bread of industry, the sweet bread of innocence . Old Meadows: She was cradled in the woods. She has spent her childhood here, and has grown up a girl of seventeen, without being from the sight of this humble cottage.
Halaman 5 - And here, reader, let me pause for a few moments to view the scene before us. The sun is bathing the eastern horizon with a sea of gold and silver, and all Nature is awakening once more in her freshness and beauty ; the air is balmy, fragrant with flowers, over which it steals so softly as scarcely to disturb the gathering dew.
Halaman 3 - ... and to exhibit vice in its proper forms and colors, "without introducing any thing exceptionable to the reader. The beginning shows Virtue, in all her transcendent loveliness...
Halaman 6 - The cows and sheep were browsing in the meadow, and gamboling about as happily as Nature herself. As far off as the eye could reach was the village church, with its old...

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