Painted Shadows

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Little, Brown,, 1904 - English fiction - 339 pages
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Page 80 - Nam mellitus erat suamque norat Ipsam tarn bene quam puella matrem, Nee sese a gremio illius movebat, Sed circumsiliens modo hue modo illuc Ad solam dominam usque pipiabat.
Page 80 - Lugete, o Veneres Cupidinesque, Et quantum est hominum venustiorum. Passer mortuus est meae puellae, Passer, deliciae meae puellae, Quem plus illa oculis suis amabat...
Page 278 - Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; Blow upon my garden, That the spices thereof may flow out.
Page 44 - O merchant, tell me what you bring. A lovely lady is my freight; A lock escaped of her long hair : That is this perfume delicate That fills the air — A lovely lady is my freight. Her face is from another land; I think she is no mortal maid — Her beauty, like some ghostly hand, Makes me afraid; Her face is from another land. The little moon my cargo is; About her neck the Pleiades Clasp hands and sing; HAFIZ, 'tis this Perfumes the breeze — The little moon my cargo is.
Page 212 - I saw pale kings, and princes too, Pale warriors, death-pale were they all; They cried — "La belle Dame sans Merci Hath thee in thrall!" I saw their starved lips in the gloam With horrid warning gaped wide, And I awoke and found me here On the cold hill's side.
Page 344 - Harry Thruston Peck, Editor of The Bookman. A few books are published every year that really minister to the tired hearts of this hurried age. They are like little pilgrimages away from the world across the Delectable Mountains of Good. . . This year it is "The Wood-Carver of "Lympus." ... It is all told with a primitive sweetness that is refreshing in these days when every writer cultivates the clever style. — Independent, New York. The book is as manly as " Ralph Connors," and written with a...
Page 44 - With fragrant silks and stealing gums, Attar and myrrh — A caravan from China comes. O merchant, tell me what you bring, With music sweet of camel-bells ; How long have you been travelling With these sweet smells?
Page 344 - Armstrong, the hero, is one of the pronouncedly high class character delineations of a quarter century. — Boston Courier. It is a book -which does one good to read and which is not readily forgotten; for in it are mingled inextricably the elements of humor and pathos and also a strain of generous feeling which uplifts and humanizes. — Harry Thruston Peck, Editor of The Bookman. A few books are published every year that really minister to the tired hearts of this hurried age. They are like little...
Page 344 - A strong tale of human loves and hopes set in a background of the granite mountain-tops of remote New England. — Brooklyn Eagle. Hugh Armstrong, the hero, is one of the pronouncedly high class character delineations of a quarter century. — Boston Courier. It is a book which does one good to read and which is not readily forgotten; for in it are mingled inextricably the elements of humor and pathos and alao a strain of generous feeling which uplifts and humanizes.
Page 343 - A SUMMER idyll, with love, music, and nature for its themes, and the mountains and lakes for its scenes. The heroine, Peggy, is charming, fresh, and unconventional, with a genuine love for song. The country neighbors with their peculiarities give touches of both humor and pathos to this appealing story. LITTLE, BROWN, 6* CO., PUBLISHERS, BOSTON At all Booksellers' PAINTED SHADOWS By the Author of "The Love-Letters of the King,

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