*: And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
*: Say Goddess, what ensu’d when Raphael, / The affable Arch-Angel, had forewarnd / Adam by dire example to beware / Apostasie,
*: Adam Bede was a Saxon, and justified his name; but the jet-black hair, made the more noticeable by its contrast with the light paper cap, and the keen glance of the dark eyes that shone from under strongly marked, prominent and mobile eyebrows, indicated a mixture of Celtic blood.
*: Since then I have deciphered some more of Adam’s hieroglyphics, and think he has now become sufficiently important as a public character to justify this publication.
*: What splendid names for boys there are! / Theres Carol like a rolling car, / And Martin like a flying bird, / And Adam like the Lords First Word,
*: And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.
*: Second Adam from above,
Reinstate us in thy love.
*: Inside were six-panelled doors, wide floor-boards, a curving colonial staircase, white Adam-period mantels, and a rear set of rooms three steps below the general level.