The cherry-stones; or, Charlton school, partly from the MSS. of W. Adams

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Page 39 - Like troutlets in a pool. Away they sped with gamesome minds, And souls untouched by sin; To a level mead they came, and there They drave the wickets in: Pleasantly shone the setting sun Over the town of Lynn. Like sportive deer they coursed about, And shouted as they ran — Turning to mirth all things of earth, As only boyhood can; But the Usher sat remote from all, A melancholy man!
Page 145 - JOURNAL of a TOUR in ITALY in 1850, with an Account of an INTERVIEW with the POPE, at the Vatican.
Page 46 - Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive!
Page 63 - ... and then fling aside all thought of it, and feel as though they had never sinned at all. In infancy the consciousness of sin is a thing unknown, in manhood it presses on the heart like an ever-present burden ; but in boyhood it is like an April cloud...

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