Adventures of Caleb Williams, Volume 1


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Pagina 122 - State, and each and every of them who shall at any time hereafter be found in any part of this State, shall be and are hereby adjudged and declared guilty of felony, and shall suffer death as in cases of felony without benefit of clergy.
Pagina 2 - Esq. With a portrait. THE LIFE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT. By the Rev. J. WILLIAMS. With a map. 18mo. NATURAL HISTORY OF INSECTS. Illustrated by numerous engravings. 18mo. THE LIFE OF LORD BYRON. By JOHN GALT, Esq. 18mo. THE LIFE OF MOHAMMED, Founder of the Religion of Islam, and of the Empire of the Saracens.
Pagina 136 - Brother John, I have come down from town to tell you that I am very sorry for all the trouble I have given you, and that I intend to lead a better life in the future.
Pagina 3 - In 2 vols. 12mo. SOUTHENNAN. A Novel. In 2 vols. 12mo. By the Author of "Lawrie Todd," &c. &c. THE NEW FOREST. A Novel. In 2 vols. 12mo. By the Author of " Brambletye-House," " Zillah," &c. &c. ROXOBEL. By Mrs. SHERWOOD. In 3 vols. 18mo. THE RIVALS. A Novel. By the Author of "The Collegians,
Pagina 1 - THE HISTORICAL WORKS of the Rev. WILLIAM ROBERTSON, DD ; comprising his HISTORY OF AMERICA; CHARLES V.; SCOTLAND; and INDIA. In 3 vols. 8vo. With plates.
Pagina 208 - I will leave behind me a spotless and illustrious name. There is no crime so malignant, no scene of blood so horrible, in which that object cannot engage me.
Pagina 19 - Accordingly it was proposed in the invention of the following work, to comprehend, as far as the progressive nature of a single story would allow, a general review of the modes of domestic and unrecorded despotism, by which man becomes the destroyer of man.
Pagina 120 - ... that law was better adapted for a weapon of tyranny in the hands of the rich, than for a shield to protect the humbler part of the community against their usurpations.
Pagina 180 - O poverty ! thou art indeed omnipotent ! Thou grindest us into desperation ; thou confoundest all our boasted and most deep-rooted principles ; thou fillest us to the very brim with malice and revenge, and renderest us capable of acts of unknown horror ! May I never be visited by thee in the fullness of thy power !
Pagina 220 - You little suspect the extent of my power. At this moment you are enclosed with the snares of my vengeance, unseen by you, and at the instant that you flatter yourself you are already beyond their reach, they will close upon you. You might as well think of escaping from the power of the omnipresent God, as from mine!

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