Nora: the lost and redeemed

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W. Tweedie, 1863 - 219 pages
 

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Contents

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Page 134 - And if any State deems the retail and internal traffic in ardent spirits injurious to its citizens, and calculated to produce idleness, vice, or debauchery, I see nothing in the constitution of the United States to prevent it from regulating and restraining the traffic, or from prohibiting it altogether, if it thinks proper.
Page 17 - O unexpected stroke, worse than of death ! Must I thus leave thee, Paradise? thus leave Thee, native soil, these happy walks and shades, Fit haunt of gods? where I had hope to spend, Quiet though sad, the respite of that day That must be mortal to us both.
Page 127 - Oh! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet, For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want And the walk that costs a meal!
Page 127 - Oh ! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet — With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet, For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before...
Page 129 - Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to I.
Page 116 - THERE is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead...
Page 185 - Go, kneel as I have knelt ; Implore, beseech, and pray, Strive the besotted heart to melt, The downward course to stay ; Be cast with bitter curse aside...
Page 134 - As subjects of legislation, they are from their very nature of primary importance ; they lie at the foundation of social existence; they are for the protection of life and liberty, and necessarily compel all laws on subjects of secondary importance, which relate only to property, convenience, or luxury, to recede, when they come in conflict or collision. " Salus populi supremo, lex." If the right to control these subjects be "complete, unqualified and exclusive...
Page 134 - It is not necessary, for the sake of justifying the state legislation now under consideration, to array the appalling statistics of misery, pauperism, and crime which have their origin in the use or abuse of ardent spirits.
Page 122 - What are these which are arrayed in white robes, and whence came they ? These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

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