Vice Versā: Or, a Lesson to Fathers

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D. Appleton, 1882 - Chicago (Ill.) - 349 pages
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A comic adventure in which a father and son switch bodies.

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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 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 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).

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