Uncle Terry: A Story of the Maine Coast

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Lee and Shepard, 1900 - Maine - 365 pages
 

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Page 299 - Life is a narrow vale between the cold and barren peaks of two eternities. We strive in vain to look beyond the heights. We cry aloud, and the only answer is the echo of our wailing cry.
Page 124 - Don't you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt, — Sweet Alice whose hair was so brown, Who wept with delight when you gave her a smile, And trembled with fear at your frown?
Page 137 - ... with his sister at play ! O well for the sailor lad, That he sings in his boat on the bay ! And the stately ships go on To their haven under the hill ; But O for the touch of a...
Page 43 - He digged a pit, He digged it deep, He digged it for his brother, But through his sin, He did fall in The pit he digged for t
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Page 48 - I never have ; and the more I see of him, the less I like him. Were he like this young squire, one could understand our lord's favour for him.
Page 85 - He came to me with tears in his eyes and begged me to let him surrender.
Page 27 - After man came woman, and she has been after him ever since " would be more to the point if " lawyer " were substituted for
Page 103 - ... time absolutely cut off from communication with the rest of the world, it was a place cheerless in its desolation.
Page 262 - He knocked again ; still no answer. He tried the door ; it was locked. Then he knocked harder ; no reply. Then he stepped back to where the others were waiting. " Thar's nobody in thar," he whispered, " or if thar is he's asleep ! " Albert went forward and listened ; there was no sound.

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