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A Book Of Golden Deeds

Auhtor: Charlotte Yonge

Language: english

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Review by Joanna Daneman, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Book Of Golden Deeds':

... whose Light was shining out even in this heathen's truth and constancy. How his trust was fulfilled is not known. The Senate, after the next victory, ...
... in Jerusalem. There, want of provisions had brought him to great distress, when tidings came that another son of Antiochus Epiphanes had claimed ...
... to the rude joys of Valhall. Nevertheless there is a pastoral staff across the doorway, barring the way of the king, and that staff is held against ...
... that he was one of the hermits who vowed themselves to a holy life of prayer and self-denial, and who were greatly reverenced, even by the most thoughtless. ...
... advanced to plunder him of his ring and jeweled weapons but he still had strength to lay the spoiler low with his battleaxe. This was his last ...
... disdainfully the demand, whereupon the noblemen of the disputed territory stirred up the young prince to form a plot against him, all having evidently ...
... counts, barons and knights. 'Then lost was banner, spear and shield At Sempach in the flight The cloister vaults at Konigsfeldt Hold many an ...
... having in the meantime found out with how insufficient an army his brothers had been sent forth, had equipped a fresh fleet, the arrival of which ...
... baggage should be seized and searched, the discovery of the crown might have fatal consequences. Helen, on this, observed that the King was more important ...
... children, and keep them at a great distance, sometimes making them stand in their presence, and striking them for any slight offence, Sir Thomas ...
... insisted on giving up his own in its stead, though capture in the course of such desertion would have been certain death. However, master and servant ...
... from Fort St. Elmo, re-embarked in haste and confusion. No sooner, however, was the Pasha in his ship than he became ashamed of his precipitation, ...
... office it was to wait on the sick in hospitals. This part of Vincent de Paul's life has been told at length because it shows from what the Knights ...
... German home- Of all those hearts that beat beloved, or looked for love to come- This piteous remnant, hardly saved, his spirit overcame, While memory ...
... men to whose exertions alone under Providence, it was owing that succor did not come too late. Most of all was honor due to Edward Touzel, who, ...
... heads of the Revolution imagined that to obtain their ideal vision of perfect justice and liberty, all the remnants of the former state of things must ...
... great courage and resignation, himself giving the word to fire-perhaps at that moment remembering the warning of M. de Lescure. Stofflet repented bitterly, ...
... Standing as the incident does in the summary of the characters of his mighty men, it is apt to appear to us as if it had taken place in his ...
... his breast, and a voice whispered in his ear, 'Make the slightest noise, and you are a dead man!' In one moment he understood it all. The enemy were ...
... when by the feeble light of nature they were, as St. Paul says, 'seeking after God, if haply they might feel after Him', like men groping in the darkness. ...