Trelawny of Trelawne

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845
 

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Page 421 - I REQUIRE and charge you both, as ye will answer at the dreadful day of judgment when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed, that if either of you know any impediment, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, ye do now confess it.
Page 154 - Lo, he goeth by me, and I see him not: he passeth on also, but I perceive him not.
Page 88 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face ; the hair of my flesh stood up. It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying, "Shall mortal man be more just than God?
Page 76 - ... burial, and we shall perceive the distance to be very great and very strange. But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and, at first, it was fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on darkness, and to decline to softness and the symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and,...
Page 421 - I REQUIRE and charge you (as you will answer at the dreadful day of judgment, when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed) that if either of you do know any impediment why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, that ye confess it.
Page 91 - The next morning being Thursday, I went out very early by myself, and walked for about an hour's space in meditation and prayer in the field next adjoining to the Quartils.
Page 91 - But the work could not be finished at this time ; wherefore, the same evening, an hour after sunset, it met me again near the same place, and, after a few words on each side, it quietly vanished ; and neither doth appear since, nor ever will more, to any man's disturbance.
Page 4 - You drank of the well, I warrant, betimes?" He to the Cornishman said: But the Cornishman smiled as the stranger spake, And sheepishly shook his head. " I hasten'd as soon as the wedding was done, And left my wife in the porch; But i' faith she had been wiser than me, For she took a bottle to church.
Page 89 - ... that time above once. I perceived in the young man a kind of boldness, mixed with astonishment ; the first caused by my presence, and the proof he had given of his own relation, and the other by the sight of his persecutor. In short, we went home : I somewhat puzzled, he much animated.
Page 90 - In my thoughts, it moved swifter than the time before, and about ten feet distance from me on my right hand, insomuch that I had not time to speak, as I had determined with myself beforehand. The evening of this day, the parents, the son, and myself, being in the chamber where I lay, I...

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