The cruise of the Snowbird

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International Book Company, 1882 - Arctic regions - 366 pages
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Page 86 - The bonny young Flora sat sighing her lane, The dew on her plaid and the tear in her e'e. She...
Page 240 - I ran it through, even from my boyish days To the very moment that he bade me tell it; Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances, Of moving accidents by flood and field, Of hair-breadth 'scapes i...
Page 305 - The best laid schemes of mice and men Gang aft a-gley, And leave us nought but grief and pain For promised joy ; " for the pleasure which I anticipated has been turned into a perpetual
Page 86 - She look'd at a boat wi' the breezes that swung, Away on the wave, like a bird of the main ; An' aye as it lessen'd she sigh'd and she sung, Fareweel to the lad I shall ne'er see again ! Fareweel to my hero, the gallant and young, Fareweel to the lad I shall ne'er see again ! The moorcock that craws on the...
Page 58 - ... find us amusing company — and Alice will be simply beside herself under any circumstances. I know her tempers after those " refreshing evenings " at the Lefevres'.) May, dear, don't cry like that! MAY. I will! I will! I will! You — you don't know why ! SCRIFFSHAW. (Revolving many matters) We may just as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
Page 7 - ... pop" here, and over he goes — "bang" there, and down he drops; and in less time than it takes me to tell it, the whole green would be covered with " bits of skull and tufts of hair," and as red with blood as a slaughter-pen. Between two parts of the play, a young woman came out on the stage and made a low bow to the people, who yelled and shouted as if she had done something extra. Her dress was very low above...

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