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Page xiii - Mark Twain, Works by: The Choice Works of Mark Twain. Revised and Corrected throughout by the Author. With Life, Portrait, and numerous Illustrations. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 75.
Page 75 - No, no, it was some woman cried for help ; And here within this garden did she cry ; And in this garden must I rescue her. — But stay, what murd'rous spectacle is this ? A man hang'd up and all the murd'rers gone ! 10 And in my bower, to lay the guilt on me ! This place was made for pleasure, not for death.
Page 73 - BACON. Miles, where are you ? MILES. Here, sir. BACON. How chance you tarry so long? MILES. Think you that the watching of the Brazen Head craves no furniture ? I warrant you, sir, I have so armed myself, that if all your devils come, I will not fear them an inch.
Page iii - Introductions to the Works are supplied by Mrs. HUMPHRY WARD, and an Introduction and Notes to Mrs. GASKELL'S " Life of Charlotte Bronte,
Page 304 - This is the day on which many eminent authors will probably publish their last words. I am afraid that few of our weekly historians, who are men that above all others delight in war, will be able to subsist under the weight of a stamp, and an approaching peace...
Page i - Names ; also of the Principal Books published in the United States of America, with the addition of an Index to Subjects.
Page 304 - ... will make its way in the world but very heavily. In short, the necessity of carrying a stamp, and the improbability of notifying a bloody battle, will, I am afraid, both concur to the sinking of those thin folios, which have every other day retailed to us the history of Europe for several years last past. A facetious friend of mine, who loves a pun, calls this present mortality among authors,
Page vii - GAMES AT CHESS. Selected, Annotated and Arranged by Himself. Edited, with a Biographical Sketch and a brief History of Blindfold Chess, by P. ANDERSON GRAHAM. With Portrait of Mr.
Page vii - ROCHESTER, AND OTHER LITERARY RAKES OF THE COURT OF CHARLES II., WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS. By the Author of ' The Life of Sir Kenelm Digby,' 'The Life of a Prig,