A Farm-house Cobweb: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Harper & Brothers, 1895 - American fiction - 261 pages
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Page 268 - MATTHEWS. AS WE GO. By CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER. With Illustrations. AS WE WERE SAYING. By CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER. With Illustrations. FROM THE EASY CHAIR. By GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS. FROM THE EASY CHAIR. Second Series. By GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS. FROM THE EASY CHAIR. Third Series.
Page 67 - One, I love, Two, I love, Three, I love, I say, Four, I love with all my heart, And five, I cast away ; Six, he loves, Seven, she loves, Eight, they both love ; Nine, he comes, Ten, he tarries, Eleven, he courts, Twelve, he marries ; Thirteen wishes, Fourteen kisses, All the rest little witches.
Page 13 - Together both they seek the place Where God reveals his awful face ; How high, how strong their raptures swell, There's none but kindred souls can tell. 5 Nor shall the glowing flame expire When nature droops her sickening fire ; Then shall they meet in realms above, A heaven of joy because of love.
Page 268 - MATTHEWS. AMERICANISMS AND BRITICISMS, with Other Essays on Other Isms. By BRANDER MATTHEWS. AS WE GO. By CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER. With Illustrations. AS WE WERE SAYING. By CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER. With Illustrations. FROM THE EASY CHAIR. By GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS. FROM THE EASY CHAIR. Second Series. By GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS. FROM THE EASY CHAIR. Third Series.
Page 12 - To each the soul of each how dear ! What jealous love, what holy fear ! How doth the generous flame within Refine from earth and cleanse from sin...
Page 265 - Cloth, Ornamental, $1 25. SOLOMON CROW'S CHRISTMAS POCKETS, and Other Tales. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 25. CARLOTTA'S INTENDED, and Other Tales. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 50. A GOLDEN WEDDING, and Other Tales. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 50. THE STORY OF BABETTE : A Little Creole Girl. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 50.
Page 267 - is the best fiction of the older school that the magazines have permitted the public to enjoy for a long while. NY Evening Post. Proves Du Maurier to have as great power as George Meredith in describing the anomalies and romances of modern English life ; while his style is far more clear and simple, and his gift of illustration adds what few authors can afford. Thackeray had this artistic skill in some degree, but not to compare with Da Maurier.
Page 264 - STUDIES IN THE SOUTH AND WEST, with Comments on Canada. Post 8vo, Half Leather, Uncut Edges and Gilt Top, $i 75. THEIR PILGRIMAGE. Richly Illustrated by CS REINHART. Post 8vo, Half Leather, Uncut Edges and Gilt Top, $2 oo. Published by HARPER & BROTHERS, New York. (JrJjT...
Page 267 - PETER IBBETSON. With an Introduction by his Cousin, Lady ***** ("Madge Plunket"). Edited and Illustrated by GEORGE DU MAURIER. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 50. Mr. Du Maurier deserves the gratitude of all who come across his book, both for the pleasant and tender fancies in which it abounds, and for its fourscore dainty sketches.
Page 267 - London. The personal characterization is particularly strong, the pictures of Paris are wonderfully graphic, and the tale will induce many of its readers to attempt Du Maurier's receipt for "dreaming true." Philadelphia Ledger.

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