Australian Tales: And Sketches from Real Life

S. Low, Son, and Marston, 1868 - 416 pàgines

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Pàgina 401 - Price 6s. each; or in calf extra, price los. 6d. The Gentle Life. Essays in aid of the Formation of Character of Gentlemen and Gentlewomen. Tenth Edition. "Deserves to be printed in letters of gold, and circulated in every house."— Chambers' Journal. About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Pàgina 401 - About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." " It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some handy idea.
Pàgina 402 - We should be glad if any words of ours could help to bespeak a large circulation for this handsome attractive book." — Illustrated Times. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Written by Sir PHILIP SIDNEY. Edited, with Notes, by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Pàgina 398 - The Story Without an End. From the German of Carove. By Sarah Austin. Illustrated with Sixteen Original Water-Colour Drawings by EVB, printed in Fac-simile and numerous Illustrations on wood. Small 4to. cloth extra, 12s. ; or in morocco, 21s.
Pàgina 403 - There is not a single thought in the volume that does not contribute in some measure to the formation of a true gentleman.
Pàgina 154 - Past, But the hopes of youth fall thick in the blast, And the days are dark and dreary. Be still, sad heart ! and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining ; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.
Pàgina 400 - Finds comfort in himself and in his cause; And, while the mortal mist is gathering, draws His breath in confidence of Heaven's applause : This is the happy Warrior; this is He That every Man in arms should wish to be.
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Pàgina 73 - WE overstate the ills of life, and take Imagination (given us to bring down The choirs of singing angels overshone By God's clear glory) down our earth to rake The dismal snows instead, flake following flake, To cover all the corn ; we walk upon The shadow of hills across a level thrown, And pant like climbers : near the alderbrake We sigh so loud, the nightingale within Refuses to sing loud, as else she would.
Pàgina 402 - Like unto Christ. A New Translation of the "De Imitatione Christi " usually ascribed to Thomas a Kempis, With a Vignette from an Original Drawing by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Second Edition. "Could not be presented in a more exquisite form, for a more sightly volume was never seen.

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