A German Reader for Beginners

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J. Bartlett, 1854
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Page 304 - The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 307 - Poetry, appeared to be compositions infinitely superior to the allegory of the preaching tinker. We live in better times ; and we are not afraid to say, that, though there were many clever men in England during the latter half of the seventeenth century, there were only two minds which possessed the imaginative faculty in a very eminent degree. One of those minds produced the Paradise Lost, the other the Pilgrim's Progress.
Page 316 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 311 - The Golden Treasury Juvenile. DREAM CHILDREN BY THE AUTHOR OF " SEVEN LITTLE PEOPLE AND THEIR FRIKNDS.
Page 313 - REEVE, Esq. Edited, with Notes, the Translation Revised and in great part Rewritten, and the Additions made to the recent Paris Editions now first translated, by FRANCIS BOWEN, Alford Professor of Moral Philosophy in Harvard University.
Page 307 - WHEN at the first I took my pen in hand Thus for to write, I did not understand That I at all should make a little book In such a mode; nay, I had undertook To make another; which, when almost done, Before I was aware, I this begun.
Page 306 - This is in everyway an attractive book. First, it is agreeable to find Sir Roundell Palmer, the British Attorney-General, interested in such a work as compiling a book of the most spirited and evangelical hymns in the English language. Then it is agreeable to know that the compiler's taste corresponds so decidedly with one's own. And finally, it is pleasant to find...
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