A Descriptiv List of Books for the Young

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W. M. Griswold, 1895 - Children's literature - 175 pages
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Page 150 - white; And yet you Incessantly stand on your head,— Do you think, at your age, it Is right?' ■In my youth," Father William replied to his son,
Page 27 - THE BLUE BANNER; or the Adventures of a Mussulman, a Christian, and a Pagan, in the Time of the Crusades and Mongol Conquest, [by
Page 150 - might Injure the brain ; But now that I'm perfectly sure I have none, Why, I do It again and again.
Page 144 - the castled Rhine, When he called the flowers so blue and golden Stars that in earth's Armament do shine.
Page 73 - dreamy palace is its power of calling up vague reveries and picturings of the past, and thus clothing naked realities with the illusions of the memory and the imagination.
Page 68 - THE VERY JOYOUS, PLEASANT AND REFRESHING HISTORY OF THE FEATS, EXPLOITS, TRIUMPHS AND ATCHIEVEMENTS OF THE GOOD KNIGHT WITHOUT FEAR AND WITHOUT REPROACH,
Page 148 - in brown, with a brown face and hands, and a brown peaked cap, just the color of a brown mouse. And like a mouse, he hides in corners, especially kitchen corners, and
Page 148 - is a curious creature—a fairy, and yet not one of that sort of fairies who fly about on gossamer wings and dance in the moonlight, and so on. He never dances, and as to wings, what use would they be to him In a coal-cellar? He is a sober, stay-athome household elf—nothing much to look at, even if you did see him, which you
Page 101 - could furnish characters and incidents for the most inviting form of romance. There was a truthfulness about It which everybody could feel. And yet there was a skilful grouping of characters, a happy contrast of situations and Interests, an Intermingling of grave and gay, of individual eccentricities and
Page 115 - its readers a clear conception of the magnitude of the contest, and at the same time inspire in them a true pride in the men, both North and South, who

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