Margaret Percival

Margaret
Percival
fl. 1845

English Novelist

Author Quotes

Our thoughts are boundless, though our frames are frail, our souls immortal, though our limbs decay; though darken’d in this poor life by a veil of suffering, dying matter, we shall play in truth’s eternal sunbeams.

The time for reasoning is before we have approached near enough to the forbidden fruit to look at it and admire.

Night steals on; and the day takes its farewell, like the words of a departing friend, or the last tone of hallowed music in a minister’s aisles, heard when it floats along the shade of elms; in the still place of graves.

The real value of any doctrine can only be determined by its influence on the conduct of man, with respect to himself, to his fellow-creatures, or to God.

Author Picture
First Name
Margaret
Last Name
Percival
Birth Date
fl. 1845
Bio

English Novelist