The Two Guardians: Or, Home in this World

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D. Appleton and Company, 1855 - 338 Seiten
 

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Seite 145 - Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies, Soon break, soon wither, soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotten.
Seite 167 - Sweet is the smile of home ; the mutual look When hearts are of each other sure ; Sweet all the joys that crowd the household nook, The haunt of all affections pure...
Seite 121 - Overlive it — lower yet — be happy! wherefore should I care? I myself must mix with action, lest I wither by despair.
Seite 54 - Child of the town and bustling street, What woes and snares await thy feet ! Thy paths are paved for five long miles, Thy groves and hills are peaks and tiles ; Thy fragrant air is yon thick smoke, Which shrouds thee like a mourning cloak ; And thou art cabin'd and confined.
Seite 31 - Hie away, hie away, Over bank and over brae, Where the copsewood is the greenest, Where the fountains glisten sheenest, Where the lady-fern grows strongest, Where the morning dew lies longest, Where the black-cock sweetest sips it, Where the fairy latest trips it. Hie to haunts right seldom seen, Lovely, lonesome, cool, and green, Over bank and over brae, Hie away, hie away. 'Do the verses he sings,' asked Waverley, 'belong to old Scottish poetry, Miss Bradwardine?
Seite 41 - I'd rather rove with Edmund there Than reign our English queen.' ' If, maiden, thou wouldst wend with me, To leave both tower and town, Thou first must guess what life lead we That dwell by dale and down, And if thou canst that riddle read, As read full well you may, Then to the greenwood shalt thou speed, As blithe as Queen of May.
Seite 87 - Agnes, from not understanding, fancied worse than they really were ; and she never failed to say he did not mean to be unkind, whenever he was neglectful of the poor people. She was displeased with herself afterwards for speaking in favour of these things, for she well knew them to be only parts of the whole system which grieved her; but still she could not help it. These thoughts were suspended by the solemn time approaching. Her confirmation-day came, and she stood among the maidens of her own...
Seite 176 - Blind Alice ; A Tale for Good Children, . Ellen Leslie ; or, The Reward of Self-Control, Florence Arnott ; or, Is She Generous ? Grace and Clara ; or, Be Just as well as Generous...
Seite 176 - Punchinello, 75 LIBRARY FOR MY YOUNG COUNTRYMEN. Adventures of Capt. John Smith. By the Author of Uncle Philip, .... 88 Adventures of Daniel Boone.

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