I've Been a Gipsying: Or, Rambles Among Our Gipsies and Their Children in Their Tents and Vans

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T.F. Unwin, 1883 - Gypsies - 355 pages
 

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Page 253 - His hair is crisp, and black, and long, His face is like the tan ; His brow is wet with honest sweat, He earns whate'er he can, And looks the whole world in the face, For he owes not any man.
Page 38 - Abide with me ; fast falls the even-tide ; The darkness deepens ; Lord, with me abide ; When other helpers fail, and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with me. Swift to its close ebbs out life's little day ; Earth's joys grow dim, its glories pass away : Change and decay in all around I see ; 0 Thou Who changest not, abide with me.
Page 208 - Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed ; Teach me to die, that so I may Rise glorious at the awful day.
Page 193 - What did your godfathers and godmothers then for you ? A. They did promise and vow three things in my name. First, that I should renounce the devil and all his works, the pomps and vanities of this wicked world, and all the sinful lusts of the flesh.
Page 193 - Who gave you this Name ? Answer. My Godfathers and Godmothers in my Baptism ; wherein I was made a member of Christ, the child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page 362 - No pains have been spared to make this an exact replica as regards paper, size, print, and binding. 4th Edition, Sheep, imitation of Original Binding 05 Paper boards, Old Style, uncut edges o 5 o Imitation Morocco ... ... ... o 6 o '
Page 164 - Let my sins be all forgiven ! Bless the friends I love so well ! Take me when I die to heaven, Happy there with Thee to dwell.
Page 362 - There is more humour in the volume than in half-a-dozen ordinary pantomimes." — Spectator. " The preface is really more interesting than the ' Prince of the Hundred Soups, ' and that — as we hope our readers will find out for themselves — is saying a good deal." — Academy. " For myself, I can say that it had upon me the appetising effect of that dish in Horace which ' replaced the sated guest upon his elbow ; ' for though, when I took it up, I was utterly weary and dazed with the number of...

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