The Flag-lieutenant: A Story of the Slave Squadron

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Marcus Ward & Company, 67, Chandos Street and Royal Ulster Works, Belfast, 1877 - Sea stories - 318 pages

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Page 165 - HERE, a sheer hulk, lies poor Tom Bowling, The darling of our crew; No more he'll hear the tempest howling, For Death has broached him to. His form was of the manliest beauty, His heart was kind and soft ; Faithful below he did his duty, And now he's gone aloft.
Page 9 - Illustrations numerous and well executed." — Daily Telegraph. "Embraces the whole story from the creation to the ascension; told as Miss Yonge knows so well how to tell it.
Page 316 - A charming, fresh little story, which must give pleasure to both old and young . . . deserves to be heartily commended.
Page 1 - Eldergowan, " &c. Five Coloured Illustrations, Cloth, Illuminated. " Contains a number of cunningly worked-out chromo-lithographs, in which children and their domestic pets are grouped in a most artistic and effective manner." — Figaro. Maggie's Pictures ; or, the Great Life told to a Child. By FANNY LEVIEN, Author of "Mildred's Mistake,
Page 313 - Mrs. Mundi at Home. RSVP Lines and Outlines by WALTER CRANE. Twenty-four Plates. New Edition, cloth, Decorated by the Artist, gilt extra, gilt edges, large oblong quarto, 15/-. " A quaint and clever book of drawings.
Page 317 - Where the Rail Runs Now : a Story of the Coaching Days. By F. FRANKFORT MOORE. With Illustrations. Small octavo, cloth extra. Price 2/6. " There is no lack of sensational incidents, but the story is told in very simple language, and will serve to create no other than a healthy excitement." — The Times. ''Capitally written, and full of spirit. The interest never once flags.
Page 317 - Miss Hitchcock's Wedding Dress. By the Author of " Mrs. Jerningham's Journal," &c. Post octavo, cloth extra. Price 5/-. " One of those pleasant stories, in an attractive dress, which are becoming almost a specialty of Marcus Ward & Co.
Page 314 - The illustrations are well executed."— Standard. "A clever little book, containing an excellent and most readable account of our greatest dependency.

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