2 edition of Prose works of Rev. R. S. Hawker found in the catalog.
|Statement||W. Blackwood and sons|
|Publishers||W. Blackwood and sons|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 58 p. :|
|Number of Pages||97|
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She trusted in the loveliness of those eyes, and in her face and features and form; and so it was that the damsel was wont to pass the whole summer day in the choice of rich apparel and precious stones and gold. She is shown baring and rending her own veins to nourish with her blood her thirsty offspring,—a group which so graphically interprets itself to the eye and mind of a Christian man that it needs no interpretation.
Men sought her far and near, but she was to them all, like a form of graven stone, careless and cold. His signature is traced in stern, bold, fierce characters, as if every letter had been stabbed upon the parchment with the point of a dirk.
But on these matters it will be more fitting to enlarge in the new memoir of Hawker, which is in course of preparation. He embowelled and flayed the hunted deer, and carried the carcass on his own shoulders to the Hall, where he received as his guerdon the horns and the hide. Its root is where the eastern sunbeams fall First in the chancel, then along the wall, Slowly it travels on—a leafy line With here and there a cluster; and anon More and more grapes, until the growth hath gone Through arch and aisle.
On his broad smooth chest was tattooed a rood—that is to say, in artist phrase, our blessed Saviour on His cross, with, on the one hand, His mother, and on the other St. be it whatsoever it may.
She reached the offing of a neighbouring haven, and there grounded on the sand. He would draw the notice of any passer-by to the place, and then point downward where the murdered child was found with fierce exultant mockery.
The stern necessities of life demanded, in the course of time, that Daniel should fulfil the destiny of his birth, and win his bread by the sweat of his brow; for the meagre resources of his cottage-home had to be augmented by his youthful labour.
A boat put off from the vessel with two hands at every oar—for the tide runs with double violence through Harty Race.
1864 Hawker married at Trinity Church, Paddington, Pauline Anne Kuczynski, whose acquaintance he had made when she was a governess with a family resident in his parish.
But this is not surprising when the said inventions wear the solemn garb of history.
The Dane succeeded almost naturally to the management and control of the house, and the widow held only an apparent influence in domestic affairs.
She was for a long time the chief terror of the Cornish Channel.