Ranald Bannerman's boyhood

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J. B. Lippincott & co., 1871 - Fiction - 301 pages
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Page 303 - A remarkably well-written volume, eminently practical and devout in its tone, and one which spiritually-minded persons will read with both pleasure and profit." — Journal of Sacred Literature. ERLING THE BOLD. A Tale of the Norse Sea-Kings. By RM BALLANTYNE, Author of "The Lifeboat,
Page 155 - Oh! the bonny, bonny dell, whaur the primroses won, Luikin oot o' their leaves like wee sons o' the sun; Whaur the wild roses hing like flickers o
Page 65 - But her shoe came off in his mouth, and she drew in her foot, and was safe.' " But the more natural solution of the difficulty may be that the kelpie was a creature supposed or alleged to lurk among the kelp or sea-weed, which in some coasts not only grows to an incredible height and size, but disposes itself in all sorts of fantastic and weird forms.
Page 304 - Man Upon the Sea; or, A History of Maritime Adventure, Exploration and Discovery from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time. With numerous Engravings. By FRANK B. GOODRICH, author of " The Court of Napoleon,
Page 303 - Fighting the Flames. A Tale of the Fire Brigade. By RM BALLANTYNE, author of " Silver Lake," " The Coral Islands,
Page 304 - Fuz-Buz and Mother Grabem. The Wonderful Stories of Fuz-Buz the Fly and Mother Grabem the Spider.
Page 166 - You're quite right, Ranald,'' answered Turkey ; "but there are several things to be considered. In the first place, the nest is by the roadside, and somebody else might find it.
Page 303 - Boat," etc. With Illustrations. Small Crown 8vo, 5s. cloth. ''This is just the subject for Mr. Ballantyne, whose stories in connection with that enterprise and adventure which have made England great are amongst the best of modern days.
Page 65 - ... might be just opening his mouth to take her every moment. At last she reached the door, which her father, who had gone out to look for her, had set wide open that she might run in at once; but all the breath was out of her body, and she fell down flat just as she got inside.
Page 20 - ... him; or the grand rush of the sea waves over the bewildered hosts of the Egyptians. We lay and listened with all the more enjoyment, that while the fire was burning so brightly, and the presence of my father filling the room with safety and peace, the wind was howling outside, and the snow...

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