The Cricket's Friends: Tales Told by the Cricket, Teapot, and Saucepan

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Nichols and Noyes, 1868 - Animals - 219 pages
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Page 143 - ... swiche, from Hull unto Carthage. Hardy he was, and wise, I undertake : With many a tempest hadde his herd be shake. He knew wel alle the havens, as they were, From Gotland to the Cape de Finisterre, And every creke in Bretagne and in Spain. " But gradually there grew on the stout merchantman the thought that there was something more to be done in the world than making money. He became a pious man after the fashion of those days. He worshipped at the famous shrine of St. Andrew. He worshipped,...
Page 46 - No more hungry hours, no more straining of tired bodies and spurring of weary feet, because there was so much to see and so little time to see it in, because there was so little money to be spent.
Page 2 - NOTES, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts. CAMBRIDGE: PRESS OP JOHN WILSON AND BOS.
Page 128 - I do not know what would have become of me. As it was, there he sat under his master's chair, winking, and ready to eat me alive any minute.
Page 43 - At last they cease to feed ; spin a silken cover over their cells ; and, after spending a short time in this retirement, tear away the covering with their jaws, emerging perfect insects.

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