Sermonic fancy work on the figures of our first acquaintances in literature

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W. B. Whittingham & Company, 1878 - Characters and characteristics in literature - 167 pages
 

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Page 131 - With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows, richly dight, Casting a dim religious light. There let the pealing organ blow To the full-voiced quire below, In service high and anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all heaven before mine eyes.
Page 47 - So, when the sun in bed, Curtain'd with cloudy red, Pillows his chin upon an orient wave...
Page 112 - Ah! when shall all men's good Be each man's rule, and universal Peace Lie like a shaft of light across the land, And like a lane of beams athwart the sea, Thro' all the circle of the golden year?
Page 79 - JACK and Jill went up the hill, To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after.
Page 31 - Is. A set of the Diagrams referred to in the book may be had separately, printed on stout paper and enclosed in an envelope. Price Is.
Page 26 - LEICESTER'S SCHOOL. By CHARLES and MARY LAMB. 3. THE HISTORY OF THE ROBINS. By MRS. TRIMMER. 4. MEMOIR OF BOB, THE SPOTTED TERRIER. 5. KEEPER'S TRAVELS IN SEARCH OF HIS MASTER. 6. THE SCOTTISH ORPHANS. By LADY STODDART. 7. NEVER WRONG; or, THE YOUNG DISPUTANT; and "IT WAS ONLY IN FUN." 8. THE LIFE AND PERAMBULATIONS OF A MOUSE. 9. EASY INTRODUCTION TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF NATURE. By MRS. TRIMMER. 10. RIGHT AND WRONG. By the Author of
Page 19 - Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall: Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the King's horses and all the King's men Couldn't put Humpty Dumpty in his place again." "That last line is much too long for the poetry," she added, almost out loud, forgetting that Humpty Dumpty would hear her.
Page 1 - Little Jack Horner sat in a corner, Eating his Christmas pie. He put in his thumb and pulled out a plum, And said,
Page 19 - Three Shillings and Sixpence plain ; Five Shillings coloured. Bear King (The) : a Narrative confided to the Marines by JAMES GREENWOOD. With Illustrations by ERNEST GRISET. Small 4to. Familiar Natural History. By Mrs. R. LEE. With 42 Illustrations by HARRISON WEIR. *,* Also in Two Vols., entitled "British Animals and Birds,"
Page 23 - Howe'er it be, it seems to me, Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood.

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