Earlier Stories: 1st-[2d] Series ...

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Scribner, 1891 - 519 pages
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Page 10 - ... To reverence the King as if he were Their conscience, and their conscience as their King, To break the heathen and uphold the Christ, To ride abroad redressing human wrongs, To speak no slander, no, nor listen to it, To honor his own word as if his God's, To lead sweet lives in purest chastity.
Page 522 - There are few living American writers who can reproduce for us more perfectly than Mr. Cable does, in his best moments, the speech, the manners, the whole social atmosphere of a remote time and a peculiar people.
Page 527 - Saxe Holm's Stories. FIRST SERIES.— Draxy Miller's Dowry— The Elder's Wife— Whose Wife Was She?— The One-Legged Dancers— How One Woman Kept Her Husband — Esther Wynn's Love Letters.
Page 527 - Loti nor Stevenson has expressed from tropical life the luscious, fruity delicacy, or the rich wine-like bouquet of these sketches.
Page v - If these youthful stories are to be read in book-form, it is my desire that my friends should see the present edition, which I have revised for the purpose, and which is brought out by my own publishers. — FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT.
Page 522 - She seems to have an intuitive perception of character. If we apprehend her personages, and I think we do clearly, it is not because she describes them to us, but because they reveal themselves in their actions. Mrs. Burnett's characters are as veritable as Thackeray's."— RICHARD HENRY STODDARD.
Page 523 - They are of a wide range and deal with very varied types of metropolitan character and situation ; but each proves that Mr. Davis knows his New York as well as Dickens did his London. Ed-ward Eggleston. Roxy. The Circuit Rider. Illustrated. Each, lan10, $1.50.
Page v - That Lass o' Lowrie's." Lindsay's Luck, By the Author of " That Lass o' Lowrie's." Pretty Polly Pemberton. By the Author of " That Lass o
Page 523 - ... admirably reflected in this book of poems, which call attention in a remarkable way to the range of his vision and the breadth of his sympathies. Beautifully bound in an Illuminated Persian Design. " These pretty little volumes [A LITTLE BOOK OF WESTERN VERSE and A LITTLE BOOK OF PROFITABLE TALES] promise to perpetuate examples of a wit, humor, and pathos quaint and rare in their kind. Genial and sympathetic, Mr. Field has already made a mark in the literature of the day, which will not quickly...

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