Morton's Hope: Or, The Memoirs of a Provincial, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Harper & brothers, 1839 - American literature
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Page 106 - It pleases your worship to say so, but we are the poor duke's officers. But truly, for mine own part, if I were as tedious as a king, I could find it in my heart to bestow it all of your worship.
Page 4 - HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY I THIS VOLUME IS FROM THE COLLECTION OF EARLY ENGLISH BOOKS, CHIEFLY OF THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD, FORMED BY WILLIAM AUGUSTUS WHITE OF THE CLASS OF 1863, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. IT IS PART OF A GIFT MADE BY MEMBERS OF MR. WHITE'S FAMILY AND BY OTHER FRIENDS OF THE HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY, IN 1928-1929 I I p i I MORTON'S HOPE: OR THE MEMOIRS OF A PROVINCIAL \
Page 294 - I'm too sublimely ugly to look well on canvas," said Tom. " I had a photograph done lately for my sister, but the features did not seem to have made up their minds as to their places ! The eyes were everywhere. I did not notice the nose, but the mouth seemed to be nowhere.
Page 156 - In company with Mr. Bernhoft and his daughter, I made a second excursion of half a mile to see the salmon-fishery at the Larself (salmon stream), which takes place every year from the middle of June to the middle of August. It is conducted in a very simple manner. After the fish have repaired to the stream at the spawning time, their way back to the sea is cut off by a wall of stones lightly piled together, about three feet high. A net is raised in front of this wall, and several other barriers of...
Page 179 - He knew not where he was, nor greatly cared, For he was dizzy, busy, and his veins Filled as with lightning for his spirit shared The hour, as is the case with lively brains ; And where the hottest fire was seen and heard, And the loud cannon pealed his hoarsest strains, He rushed, while...
Page 222 - ... There were a few Jesuits and French traders usually to be found in most Indian villages of that tribe. " The priest whose acquaintance I had now the honour of making, was, it seemed to me, a type of his calling and his sect. " He was a tall spare man, of a sallow and adust complexion ; for father Simon was none of your ordinary, well-fed, greasy priests. There was genius in his crafty eye and in his scornful mouth. But it was an evil genius, a genius of ambition, rapaciousness and cruelty.

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