Official Illustrated Catalogue of the English Water Colors and Works in Black and White ... (Google eBook)

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Page 28 - I love all waste And solitary places; where we taste The pleasure of believing what we see Is boundless, as we wish our souls to be...
Page 17 - BY a clear well, within a little field Full of green grass and flowers of every hue, Sat three young girls, relating (as I knew) Their loves. And each had twined a bough to shield Her lovely face; and the green leaves did yield The golden hair their shadow; while the two Sweet colours mingled, both blown lightly through With a soft wind for ever stirred and still'd.
Page 11 - He hath destroyed me on every side, and I am gone: and mine hope hath he removed like a tree.
Page 9 - ... lips, One chubby nose; Only two little hands, Ten little toes. Only a golden head, Curly and soft; Only a tongue that wags Loudly and oft; Only a little brain, Empty of thought; Only a little heart, Troubled with naught. Only a tender flower Sent us to rear; Only a life to love While we are here; Only a baby small, Never at rest; Small, but how dear to us, God knoweth best.
Page 23 - Peg Woffington came to London at twenty-two years of age. After calling many times, unsuccessfully, at the house of John Rich, the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, she at last sent up her name. She was then admitted, and found him lolling on a sofa, surrounded by twenty-seven cats, of all ages. 224. The Mosque of Tayloon. JOHN VARLEY. 225. Lord Tennyson s House on Blackdown. MRS. HELEN ALLINGHAM,RWS 226. A Military Demand. DAVID MOSSMAN. 227. " Grandfather" Cottage near Brook, Witley.
Page 26 - Unrivalled is the art with which in a truly maternal spirit of tenderness she portrays childhood in its ingenuousness, awkwardness, and touching prettiness.
Page 32 - Mrs. Allen of her gowns. Catherine longed to be dancing ; but she was sharing with scores of other young ladies sitting down all the discredit of wanting a partner.

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