Vice Versā: Or, a Lesson to Fathers

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Smith, Elder, 1882 - Accidents - 364 pages
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Tells of a strange reversal of the father-son relationship.
 

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Page 87 - A man severe he was, and stern to view ; I knew him well, and every truant knew. Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face...
Page 360 - A Practical Guide to English Versification, with a Compendious Dictionary of Rhymes, an Examination of Classical Measures, and Comments upon Burlesque and Comic Verse, Vers de Societe, and Song Writing. By TOM HOOD. A new and enlarged edition, to which are added Bysshe's " RULES FOR MAKING ENGLISH VERSE,
Page 360 - CONTENTS : — The Historical Conditions — -The Narratives of the Birth and Infancy — The Growth and Education of Jesus — His Personality — The Baptist and the Christ — The Temptation of Christ — The New Teacher — The Kingdom of Heaven — Galilee, Judea, Samaria — The Master and the Disciples — The Earlier Miracles — Jesus and the Jews— The Later Teaching — The Later Miracles — Jericho and Jerusalem — Gethsemane — The Betrayer — The Chief Priests — The Trial —...
Page 129 - But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Page 191 - Sent to my son; nor leave t' admire the change Of manners, and the breeding of our youth Within the kingdom, since myself was one — When I was young, he...
Page 359 - His book is ingenious ; . . . his theory of how science gradually differentiated from and conquered myth is extremely well wrought out, and is probably in essentials correct.
Page 356 - But Mr. Baker has by no means confined himself to the simple work of translation. Many foot-notes have been added throughout the volume, and each chapter is followed by an extended and elaborate note.
Page 240 - That man is happy who can believe of his son, that he will escape the follies and indiscretions of which he himself was guilty, and pursue and improve every thing that was valuable in him. The continuance of his virtue is much more to be regarded than that of his life...
Page 96 - What do you mean, Sir,' says he, quite pale with anger (he was a great bull-headed fellow, one of the strongest dons of his year, that's why they made him a Proctor) — 'what do you mean by breaking the University Statutes in this way ?' 'It is a fine evening,' said I (I was determined to keep cool).
Page 357 - BUTCHER, Fellow of University College, Oxford. "This is an admirable little book. Mr. Butcher has brought his finished scholarship to bear on a difficult but most interesting chapter of Greek literary history ; . . . the primer is as fresh and attractive in form as it is ripe in learning and thorough in method."— London Academy.

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