Alicia de Lacy, by the author of 'The loyalists'.

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Page 176 - With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit or arms, while both contend To win her grace whom all commend.
Page iii - Wisdom, in sable garb arrayed, Immersed in rapturous thought profound, And Melancholy, silent maid, With leaden eye, that loves the ground...
Page 47 - Now Christ thee save, thou reverend friar, I pray thee tell to me, If ever at yon holy shrine My true love thou didst see. And how should I know your true love, From many another one ? O by his cockle hat, and staff, And by his sandal shoone.
Page iii - Immersed in rapturous thought profound, And Melancholy, silent maid, With leaden eye that loves the ground, Still on thy solemn steps attend : Warm Charity, the general friend, With Justice, to herself severe, And Pity, dropping soft the sadly-pleasing tear.
Page xiv - They are designed to -save the enlightened reader the trouble of reference, and to prevent the juvenile one from so confounding the Lancaster of romance and the Lancaster of history, as to become as warm an advocate for the purity of his motives, as was the female Quixote for the decorum of the Empress Julia. It is hoped that a delineation of the different effects of prosperity and adversity on a well-intentioned but infirm mind, may produce some moral impression, especially on those whom parental...
Page xiv - ... be at once presumptuous and ridiculous. They are designed to -save the enlightened reader the trouble of reference, and to prevent the juvenile one from so confounding the Lancaster of romance and the Lancaster of history, as to become as warm an advocate for the purity of his motives, as was the female Quixote for the decorum of the Empress Julia.
Page 86 - I, a woman, with all your natural subjects, do appeal from you to the tribunal of God, the great and terrible Judge. He shall avenge us.
Page 270 - Christ; of forsaking all that we may be his disciples ; of cutting off the right hand, and plucking out the right eye, which may offend ; it were not easy to deny, that " if in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

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