Ballads for the Times: American Lyrics ; Geraldine ; A Modern Pyramid ; Hactenus ; A Thousand Lines and Other Poems

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Arthur Hall, Virtue & Company, 1853 - 477 pages
 

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Page 495 - DIALOGUES BETWEEN A POPISH PRIEST AND AN ENGLISH PROTESTANT, wherein the Principal Points and Arguments of both Religions are truly Proposed, and fully Examined.
Page 499 - DESLYON'S FRENCH DIALOGUES, Practical and Familiar, constructed so as to enable all Persons at once to practise Conversing in the French Language; with FAMILIAR LETTERS in FRENCH and ENGLISH, ; adapted to the capacities of Youth. New Edition, 12mo. cloth, 2s. 6d. FRENCH TUTOR ; or, Practical Exposition...
Page 232 - NEVER GIVE UP! NEVER give up ! it is wiser and better Always to hope, than once to despair; Fling off the load of Doubt's cankering fetter, And break the dark spell of tyrannical care: Never give up ! or the burden may sink you — Providence kindly has mingled the cup, And in all trials or troubles, bethink you, The watchword of life must be, Never give up...
Page 236 - To blot out all perils and dangers behind, And but for the future to live. Then how shall it be ? for at every turn Recollection the spirit will fret, And the ashes of injury smoulder and burn, Though we strive to forgive and forget. Oh, hearken ! my tongue shall the riddle unseal, And mind shall be partner with heart, While thee to thyself I bid conscience reveal, And show thee how evil thou art ; Remember thy follies, thy sins, and — thy crimes, How vast is that infinite debt ! Yet mercy hath...
Page 231 - AWAY with false fashion, so calm and so chill, Where pleasure itself cannot please; Away with cold breeding, that faithlessly still Affects to be quite at its ease; For the deepest in feeling is highest in rank, The freest is first in the band, And Nature's own nobleman, friendly and frank, Is a man with his heart in his hand...
Page 505 - The whole story is told with a most touching grace, and a golden glow of poetry pervades it. The fine designs of Harvey which illustrate the book, add greatly to its attractiveness, and we cannot entertain a doubt of its becoming one of the most popular volumes in the 'Children's Library.
Page 502 - BEGGAR BOYS. 9. GODMOTHER'S TALES. 10. GOOD GRANDMOTHER AND HER OFFSPRING. 11. MERCHANT'S WIDOW and her YOUNG FAMILY. 12. RICH BOYS AND POOR BOYS, and other Tales. 13. THE SISTERS; a Domestic Tale. 14. STOLEN BOY; an Indian Tale. 15. WILLIAM AND HIS UNCLE BEN. 16. YOUNG NORTHERN TRAVELLER.
Page 479 - SCRIPTURE SITES AND SCENES, from actual Survey, in Egypt, Arabia, and Palestine. Illustrated by Seventeen Steel Engravings, Three Maps, and Thirty-seven Woodcuts. 'By WH BARTLETT. -Post 8vo. cloth, gilt edges, 4.
Page 487 - WALTER),— THE OLD FOREST RANGER ; or, Wild Sports of India on the Neilgherry Hills, in the Jungles, and on the Plains. New Edition. With Illustrations on Steel. Post 8vo.
Page 505 - ... the amusement and instruction of our young friends ; and is evidently the production of a right-thinking and accomplished mind." — Church of England Review. " An elegant, interesting, and unobjectionable present for young ladies. The moral of the book turns on benevolence.

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