Concordance for The canary bird / from the German of Christopher von Schmid.

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1.   n the farther bank of the Khine a family named THE CANARY-BIRD. D'Erlau. princip
2. , and orchards, he lived with his family in the deepest solitude, far away from
3. ee hitherto had been accustomed him only for a few weeks each year, were delight
4. re delighted to find him now permanently ; THE CANARY-BIRD. settled amidst them.
5. its character of inhabitants. Devotedly attached to his children, he esteemed i
6. instructing them in gion. He was firmly convinced that religion is alone capabl
7. that religion is alone capable of truly forming a man, imparting to him true wo
8. dwelt with special emotion on God's holy Providence, and on confidence in Him. W
9. w and of joy, and her words became truly " spirit and life." What came from to t
10. other accomplishments, played admirably upon the harpsichord, and sang so extre
11. n the harpsichord, and sang so extremely well, that few, ex- cept his wife, coul
12. God's protecting Providence, spe- cially for the two children, and composed set
13. for it an accomlittle paniment so simply arranged that the fellow could compass
14. little little skill ; and ones, modestly, but yet with great sweetness, sang the
15. on a sudden the door was open, violently —a body of the National Guard, in ful
16. Guard, in full uniform, pressed forcibly into the apartment —the leader of the
17. ren clung to his knees, he was violently torn from them and led away. It would b
18. hereafter Let us say to * Him cheerfully and confidently, Lord, Thy will be doii
19. say to * Him cheerfully and confidently, Lord, Thy will be doiie.' CHAPTER IL T
20. ot even allowed to go in, and went sadly away, for weeping and bewailing her chi
21. there but in instant is no hope possibly for you flight. would be attended To ha
22. l transport you and your children safely across the Rhind, and you 2* shall, at
23. sickness had increased. evening greatly lay in a delirious, The poor little gir
24. as present at the moment, very earnestly op- posed this resolution. ** The patie
25. eaving it. The physician took her gently a step by: tjie arm, urging her anxious
26. step by: tjie arm, urging her anxiously to fly. She made or two towards the doo
27. y: tjie arm, urging her anxiously to fly. She made or two towards the door, foot
28. om head to and then turned round eagerly with outstretched arms, and clasping he
29. out without delay, and promised solemnly to take car^ of the sick child as thoug
30. ent for a few moments ; stood up quickly, kissed Lina, then took Charles's hand,
31. r the journey, and appeared very heavily laden. him, carrying a The poor lady fo
32. ost severe, it blew and rained fearfully. " This storm and these torrents of rai
33. ur advantage ; Thus, everything actually tends it is terrific, and thus with the
34. use, and went into the sooty room, dimly lighted by a single oil lamp. the The g
35. omed While he, lady and her boy heartily to his hut. with Richard^s assistance,
36. ink of the vast river, roaring fearfully in the their its current, and saw wretc
37. , and saw wretched little skiff scarcely capable of holding two persons. She tre
38. kissed her hand, he wept little bitterly and he pressed the boy to his heart wit
39. a prey to misfortune. would kind gladly accompany you; shall yet find but perha
40. band and her daughter old man faithfully promised this, and assisted her and Cha
41. itzerland. Her money disappeared rapidly. The cost of living in Switzerland was
42. ottages, with flat, and almost perfectly plane roofs, from the midst of which ar
43. eaks arose to the clouds, still entirely covered with snow, though everything in
44. man. forms of politeness he was entirely unacqainted. He never dreamed of our 27
45. at the door. dress Her was scrupulously clean. As she was just coming from the
46. morning S* as she was thinking anxiously 29 about this, the little bell of the c
47. made address, which aifected her deeply. After Mass she spoke to him, and found
48. in to him. Charles agreed to this gladly, and that he now had a fixed occupation
49. a fixed occupation once more, was doubly happy. He could hardly wait for his din
50. more, was doubly happy. He could hardly wait for his dinner, in his anxiety to
51. r his dinner, in his anxiety to be early over the mountain with his books. while
52. r dear native land !" His mother readily consented, and the boy selected for him
53. mbled the bird his sister had for- merly had. Charles took the greatest delight
54. ght, black it little In a short time fly became tame, and would his to him when
55. y —^When him, down to write, would fly to perch on his pen, and peck at his fi
56. had great musical talent, learned easily, and soon was able he heard to play eve
57. the bird sang it for the time perfectly and without a mistake, ; he actually le
58. tly and without a mistake, ; he actually leaped for joy smiled, and his mother a
59. ys and as have to say his lesson readily as the bird. as correctly And thus the
60. lesson readily as the bird. as correctly And thus the canary- bird and the flute
61. lways on the watch but in vain. The only French news she saw which the parish pr
62. self. One evening, Charles came joyously into the house, and took the papers out
63. eat deal of good news." She read eagerly, and found that the really very news ab
64. read eagerly, and found that the really very news about the war was and she beg
65. erous illness ; re- covery was extremely uncertain boy, the poor who never bedsi
66. dside, moment quitted her wasted visibly away and many for a ; a time the old Ty
67. ith the news of the lady's having safely reached the opposite bank. anxiety His
68. his devotion to the rightful king. Early on the following day he hastened to the
69. be executed upon the following Gloomily resting his head upon his hand, he sat
70. t, made grow re- him semble more closely the savage-looking soldiers of the time
71. ce. "ISTow/' said Robert, "hasten boldly down gate. the staircase, and out of th
72. d the word from Eobert, he passed safely out of the city. Long after midnight he
73. to the by their attachment Erlau family. But when the worthy M. D'Erlau, fisher
74. ANAKY-BIRD. giving, and led him joyously Kichard, into the room. who had been wa
75. one anErlau's first other affectionately. question was about told his wife and c
76. into his arms, and his tears plentifully be- dewed the rosy cheeks of his child.
77. , the moment to over, examined carefully see whether any of the prisoners had es
78. BIRD. and his sabre, cried out furiously : " He let has fled in mj uniform and a
79. u, with Lina in his arms, sprang hastily in Kichard followed him both seized the
80. f a willow tree. But the boat was hardly twenty paces from the when the soldiers
81. g on the The bullets whizzed frightfully fugitives. shore, about the ears of the
82. and prepare of their journey. But hardly had b'Erlau set his foot within the cot
83. found my wife and son once more. dently, You shall tell me confi- dear Richard,
84. worthy paid the but, souls, who not only re- money which had been and gratitude
85. out on their journey. Eichard generally walked by the side of the cart. M. D'Er
86. BIRD. the anxiety and fears of his daily hardships to flight, and the which he w
87. ry morning and evening little cheerfully performed all the house- hold duties wh
88. bliged to keep his bed almost constantly and it was a long time before he was ab
89. care of him, and to time pass agreeably. 80 make his to She contrived THE OANAR
90. the last Lina's birth-day arrived. Early morning she went to mass, to offer her
91. t to mass, to offer her thanks to cially to God on this day, and espe- pray for
92. , a magnificent red and blue stock gilly-flower ; and a little canary-bird, of t
93. to that of his wife and But a melancholy feeling came over him " in the midst of
94. air of the which M. D'Erlau had formerly on " Trust in composed for his children
95. very air !" said Lina. is ** Pre- cisely the same —not a single note " want- i
96. is wife and son to me I once again. only from them the bird can have learned thi
97. the Tyrol ; and Madam name was entirely unknown to him. But when M. D'Erlau int
98. ce of the lady and the boy so accurately, that they all unanimously and joyously
99. so accurately, that they all unanimously and joyously 57 THE CJANARY-BIRD. cried
100. , that they all unanimously and joyously 57 THE CJANARY-BIRD. cried out, ''It is
101. ed out, ''It is they ! it must certainly be thej !" They thanked God with many a
102. u, with his little party, arrived safely in their rustic carriage in the chief v
103. deepest 59 , THE CANARY-BIRD. melancholy. She believes that her 'dear husband is
104. he is now recovering, but very tediously and imperfectly." M. D'Erlau inquired w
105. ring, but very tediously and imperfectly." M. D'Erlau inquired whence intelligen
106. lready prepared, or they had pur]:)0sely omitted to GO do so, in order the ; THE
107. to learn that this false but melancholy news had thrown his wife into such affl
108. d been raining now began to snow heavily for in that country the winter sets in
109. of sorrow, saluted him as affectionately as if he were her father. Charles, too,
110. order to persuade the mother to cian fly, the kind-hearted physiillness, as ; ha
111. ted Lina's it more dangerous than really was and that she and had been had recov
112. h the sentence, the door opened suddenly, and Lina flew into her mother's arms.
113. em, THE CANARY-BIRD. and shared heartily in the happiness of their guests. On ma
114. g about the reunion of this noble family. Richard brought in the canary-bird, wh
115. e end of this winter Charles rapturously echoed his mother's thanks.' "Was it no
116. about the loss of my bird, God had only taken it from me, in order to give me b
117. s view God took fronj us all our earthly goods, in order to I trust all give us
118. f a dishonest there is I now see clearly, it no roguery so clever that last." wi
119. ime, in the bright win- the happy family were little parlor, all seated together
120. any gloomy occurrences to and melancholy forebodings always no which it this fam
121. rebodings always no which it this family were afterwards subjected, trifling sol
122. and conclude with a " Yes," they lively, cheerful shake. would say, "we 70 will
123. m who already has aided us so wondrously, by means of THE CANARY-BIRD. SO small
124. gather into bams ; and yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. And are not you mo
125. 71 ; THE CANARY-BIRD. This noble family were destined to live for a while longe

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Date created: October 16, 2010
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