Sidonia the Sorceress: The Supposed Destroyer of the Whole Reigning Ducal House of Pomerania, Volum 1

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Reeves and Turner, 1894
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Pàgina 59 - ... it is not in the broad and fierce manifestations of the elemental energies, not in the clash of the hail nor the drift of the whirlwind, that the highest characters of the sublime are developed. God is not in the earthquake nor in the fire, but in the still, small voice.
Pàgina 382 - For if we live, we live unto the Lord; and if we die, we die unto the Lord. Whether we live, therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Pàgina xi - Germany. Sidonia thereupon fell into such despair, that she resolved to renounce marriage for ever, and bury the remainder of her life in the convent of Marienfliess, and thus she did. But the wrong done to her by the Stettin princes lay heavy upon her heart, and the desire for revenge increased with years; besides, in place of reading the Bible, her private hours were passed studying the Amadis, wherein she found many examples of how forsaken maidens have avenged themselves upon their false lovers...
Pàgina ix - Her bodice of bright purple is trimmed with costly fur, and the robe is of azureblue velvet. In her hand she carries a sort of pompadour of brown leather, of the most elegant form and finish. Her eyes and mouth are not pleasing, notwithstanding their great beauty— in the mouth, particularly, one can discover an expression of cold malignity.
Pàgina 392 - Necte tribus nodis ternos, Amarylli, colores : Necte, Amarylli, modo, et, Veneris, die, vincula necto.
Pàgina 322 - O wretched man that I am. There is a law in my members warring against the law of my spirit, so that the good that I would I do not, and the evil that I would not that I do.
Pàgina 318 - Ye shall not respect persons in judgment, nor be afraid of the face of man ; for the judgment is Cod's.
Pàgina 194 - ... the fire prepared for the devil and his angels. All their senses shall share in these horrid torments ; they shall be crushed in the wine-press of God's eternal wrath, and they shall feel for ever and ever the strokes of God's vengeance, and of his almighty hand. They shall then learn, by experience, what a terrible thing it is to fall into the hands of the living God, and how insufferable that fire is that shall consume his enemies. Their eyes shall perceive nothing but the bottomless pit, the...
Pàgina x - This promise he would faithfully have kept if the Stettin princes, who were displeased at the prospect of this unequal alliance, had not induced him to abandon Sidonia, by means of the portrait of the Princess Hedwig of Brunswick, the most beautiful princess in all Germany. Sidonia thereupon fell into such despair, that she resolved to renounce marriage for ever, and bury the remainder of her life in the convent of Marienfliess, and thus she did.
Pàgina xi - ... promised her life and pardon if she would free the other princes from the ban ; but her answer was that she had enclosed the spell in a padlock, and flung it into the sea, and having asked the devil if he could restore the padlock again to her, he replied, ' No ; that was forbidden to him ; ' by which every one can perceive that the destiny of God was in the matter.

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