Female Robinson Crusoe: A Tale of the American Wilderness ...

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J.W. Bell, 1837 - Wilderness areas - 286 pages
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Page 35 - MID pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home!
Page 83 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Page 75 - Oft in the stilly night, ere slumber's chain hath bound me, Fond memory brings the light of other days around me — The smiles, the tears of childhood's years, The words of love then spoken — The eyes that shone, now dimmed and gone, The cheerful hearts now broken...
Page 5 - They have literally nothing whatever to talk about. The arrival of an American man-of-war is a godsend to them. " Oh, Solitude ' where are the charms which sages have seen in thy face?
Page 154 - So young, so innocent a breast ; Not the pure, open, prosperous Love, That, pledged on earth and seal'd above, Grows in the world's approving eyes, In friendship's smile and home's caress, Collecting all the heart's sweet ties Into one knot of happiness ! No, HINDA, no — thy fatal flame Is nursed in silence, sorrow, shame.
Page 20 - Tais world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given • The smiles of Joy, the tears of Wo, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow...
Page 201 - Vengeance is mine, I will repay, saith the Lord." The usurpation of a divine attribute and prerogative has been the occasion of a large part of the bloody deeds with which the pages of history have been stained, from the earliest times to the present age.
Page 2 - Street, 1837. l . Entered according to the .act of congress, in the year 1837, by EDWARD* C.
Page 153 - Oh ! if there be an elysium on earth, lt is this — When two that are linked in one heavenly tie, Love on through all ills, and love on till they die.
Page 229 - ... it would have been utterly impossible for either of us to have...

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