Historical prints, representing some of the most memorable events in the history of ancient and modern Greece, by the author of 'Charlie's discoveries'.

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Page 107 - ... With war-cries proudly blended. He stood alone, whom fortune high So lately seemed to deify ; He, who with heaven contended, Fled like a fugitive and slave ! Behind, — the foe ; — before, — the wave. He stood ; — fleet, army, treasure, — gone,— Alone, and in despair...
Page 105 - I saw him on the battle-eve, When like a king he bore him, — Proud hosts in glittering helm and greave, And prouder chiefs before him ; The warrior, and the warrior's deeds, The morrow, and the morrow's meeds, No daunting thoughts came o'er him ; He looked around him, and his eye Defiance flashed to earth and sky.
Page 106 - He looked on ocean, — its broad breast Was covered with his fleet; On earth, — and saw from east to west His bannered millions meet ; While rock and glen and cave and coast Shook with the war-cry of that host, The thunder of their feet! He heard the imperial echoes ring, — He heard, and felt himself a king. I saw him next alone : nor camp Nor chief his steps attended; Nor banner blazed, nor courser's tramp With war-cries proudly blended. He stood alone, whom fortune high So lately seemed to...
Page 255 - A delightful book for children. The birds tell of their habits to a little inquiring boy, who goes peeping into their nests and watching their doings: and a very pleasant way they have of talking, sure to engage the young reader's attention. The designs are pretty, and nicely cut on wood."— Spectator.
Page 253 - THE DUKES OF NORMANDY, FROM THE TIME OF ROLLO, TO THE EXPULSION OF KING JOHN BY PHILIP AUGUSTUS OF FRANCE.
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Page 268 - PICTURES and POETRY for VERY YOUNG CHILDREN. With coloured plates. PRESENT for BOYS and GIRLS. With coloured plates. ROBINSON CRUSOE. With fine plates. RURAL SCENES; or, A Peep into the Country.
Page 261 - ACKWORTH VOCABULARY, or English Spelling-Book ; with the Meaning attached to each Word. Compiled for the use of Ackworth School. New Edition. 18mo. cloth, Is.
Page 255 - &C. WITH MANY CUTS, BY T. WILLIAMS. 16mo. Cloth. GUt edges. Price 4s. (id. " Charlie's Discoveries, beinff set forth in a lively and attractive manner, and illustrated with beautiful woodcuts, are calculated to make more juvenile discoveries of the wonders that are everywhere about us, though but little known.

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