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Memories of Seventy Years: By One of the Literary Family (Classic Reprint)
Mrs. Herbert Martin
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Memories of Seventy Years: By One of A Literary Family (1884)
Mrs Herbert Martin
No preview available - 2009
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Page 54 - Life ! we've been long together, Through pleasant and through cloudy weather ; 'Tis hard to part when friends are dear — Perhaps 'twill cost a sigh, a tear ; Then steal away, give little warning, Choose thine own time ; Say not good-night, but in some brighter clime Bid me "Good-morning.
Page 31 - THE AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD. 6. Life Underground; OR, DICK THE COLLIERY BOY. 7. Life on the Coast ; OR, THE LITTLE FISHER GIRL. 8. Adventures of Two Orphans in London. 9. Early Days on Board a Man-of-War. 10. Walter, the Foundling : A TALE OF OLDEN TIMES. 11. The Tenants of Sunnyside Farm. 12. Holmwood: OR, THE NEW ZEALAND SETTLER.
Page 6 - Nations which have from the Earliest Ages held Dominion over the Sea, comprising a Brief History of Navigation from the Remotest Periods up to the Present Time. By ALFRED ELWES. With 16 Illustrations by WW MAY.
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Page 196 - Whatever his hand found to do, he did it with all his might.
Page 16 - FARRAN have a few copies remaining of this rare and valuable work, which is not only the best book for the purpose for which it is designed, but is one of the finest specimens of typographical art which the Chiswick Press has produced.
Page 8 - Our Soldiers, or ANECDOTES OF THE CAMPAIGNS AND GALLANT DEEDS OF THE BRITISH ARMY DURING THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA. By WHG KINGSTON. With Frontispiece.
Page 54 - I did so. He made me repeat it again. And so he learned it by heart. He was at the time walking in his sitting-room at Rydal with his hands behind him; and I heard him mutter to himself, " I am not in the habit of grudging people their good things, but I wish I had written those lines".