The Confessions of a Society Man

Belford, Clarke & Company, 1887 - 266 sider

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Side 53 - I give, devise and bequeath all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to my beloved wife, to have and to hold to her, my said wife, and to her heirs and assigns forever.
Side 5 - That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please. Give me that man That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart, As I do thee.
Side 231 - There is another life I long to meet, Without which life my life is incomplete. Oh sweeter self! like me, thou art astray, Trying with all thy heart to find the way To mine. Straying, like mine, to find the breast, On which alone can weary heart find rest.
Side 99 - Friday morn when we set sail, And we were not far from the land, When the captain spied a lovely mermaid, With a comb and a glass in her hand. CHORUS O h, the ocean waves may roll, And the stormy winds may blow, While we poor sailors go skipping to the tops, And the land-lubbers lie down below, below, below, And the land-lubbers lie down below.
Side 14 - Jack inherited some of the qualities of both — from his mother a gentle demeanor and an ability to dance as well as any man in society ; from his father, a talent for lending money at usurious interest.
Side 192 - ... March 26th. 1902 My dear Hyde, I read your play last night to Thornley Stoker and his wife and I have been reading it this morning to O'Sullivan. O'Sullivan is the man who is translating my Irish stories, and everyone is delighted with it. I sent you a telegram to-day to say that the end is perfect. I wish I could find words to tell you how much I like your play. Now whom would you like to play the fairy? Miss O'Kennedy will do, her voice is not very strong but she'll do. I think I can get her...
Side 228 - Dick, do you believe in God and a future state of rewards and punishments ? " The words came softly, yet anxiously, from her lips.
Side 244 - Let it be said to his credit, however, that as soon as he could afford it he left off his usurious...

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