The Works of Samuel Richardson

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Page 237 - It is one of the most difficult things in the world to...
Page 176 - For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully. For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently f but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
Page 165 - ... neither of them could hold up her head, for two or three days, in his presence : but, out of it, Miss Caroline Grandison found that she was in love ; and the more for Lord L 's generous attachment, and Sir Thomas's not so generous discouragement.
Page 119 - Yet, with a sigh o'er all mankind, I grant, In this our day of proof, our land of hope, The good man has his clouds that intervene ; Clouds, that obscure his sublunary day, But never conquer: e'en the best must own, Patience, and resignation, are the pillars Of human peace on earth.

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