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Page 301 - ... and the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of music shall be brought low; also when, they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond-tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail : because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets...
Page 312 - SUMER is icumen in, Lhude sing cuccu ! Groweth sed, and bloweth med, And springth the wude nu — Sing cuccu ! Awe bleteth after lomb, Lhouth after calve cu ; Bulluc sterteth, bucke verteth, Murie sing cuccu ! Cuccu, cuccu, well singes thu, cuccu: Ne swike thu naver nu ; Sing cuccu, nu, sing cuccu, Sing cuccu, sing cuccu, nu!
Page 320 - COMPLETE POPULAR EDITIONS. ILLUSTRATED. Large Crown 8vo, Cloth. Price 2/6 net. The Life of Richard Cobden. By JOHN MORLEY. " One of the most important and interesting works of its class in the English language." — Daily Chronicle. The Life and Times of Savonarola. By Professor PASQUALE VILLARI. ' ' The most interesting religious biography that we know of in modern times.
Page 319 - There is not a dull page in it, and with his skilful telling of it, the story of Raleigh's life and of his times reads like a romance."— Pall Mall Gazette.
Page 320 - English Wayfaring Life in the Middle Ages (XlV'th Century). By JJ JUSSERAND. Translated from the French by LUCY A. TOULMIN SMITH. Illustrated.
Page 318 - ... wife, his daughter, and Dain, the daughter's native lover — are well drawn, and the parting between father and daughter has a pathetic naturalness about it, unspoiled by straining after effect. There are, too, some admirably graphic passages in the book. The approach of a monsoon is most effectively described. . . . The name of Mr. Joseph Conrad is new to us, but it appears to us as if he might become the Kipling of the Malay Archipelago.
Page 322 - Something unique in modern English literature." — CFG Masterman in the Daily News. "The works of Mark Rutherford have done more for me by a great deal than the works of any other living author.
Page 322 - Is. net. LIST OF VOLUMES. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK RUTHERFORD. MARK RUTHERFORD'S DELIVERANCE. THE REVOLUTION IN TANNER'S LANE. MIRIAM'S SCHOOLING. CATHARINE FURZE. "It is impossible to name after Mark Rutherford a novelist who has stirred a pity so deep and wide with less appearance of making a business of tears. " — Athenaun1. "Something unique in modern English literature.
Page 308 - MS. Lansd. 560, f. 45. PIME. To peep about ; to pry. North. PIMENT. A favorite drink with our ancestors. The manner of making it is thus described in a MS. of the fifteenth century in Mr. Pettigrew's possession, "Take clowis, quibibus, maces, canel, galyngale, and make powdir therof, tempryng it with good wyne, and the thrid party hony, and dense hem thorow a clene klothe ; also thou mayest make it with good ale.
Page 315 - Guardian. Vol. VI.— A Drama of Sunshine played in Homburg. By Mrs AUBREY RICHARDSON^ " The novel has the unusual merit for a ' first ' of giving the whole strength and point of a situation without a needless word."— Graphic. Vol. VII.— Rosemonde. By BEATRICE STOTT. "There is exceptional talent in the picture of the insanely jealous Stafford.