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Rosina Meadows, the Village Maid, Or Temptations Unveiled: A Story of City ...
William B. English
Pratinjau tidak tersedia - 2018
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Halaman 47 - Passing through the street near her corner; And he went the way to her house...
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...