The Household of Sir Thos. More

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A. Hall, Virtue, & Company, 1860 - Christian fiction - 235 pages

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Page 110 - I find His Grace my very good lord indeed, and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this Realm; howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee I have no cause to be proud thereof, for if my head would win him a castle in France (for then there was war between us), it should not fail to go.
Page 243 - This is a charming little book ; and whether we regard its subject, cleverness, or delicacy of sentiment or expression— to say nothing of its type and orthography — it is likely to be a most acceptable present to young or old, be their peculiar taste for religion, morals, poetry, history, or romance.
Page 241 - FORTY DAYS IN THE DESERT, ON THE TRACK OF THE ISRAELITES; or, a Journey from Cairo by Wady Feiran to Mount Sinai and Petra.
Page 246 - COLA MONTI ; or, the Story of a Genius. A Tale for Boys. By the Author of "How to win Love.
Page 190 - Will's minding to be present at the Triall, which, for the Concourse of Spectators, demanded his earlie Attendance, he committed the Care of me, with Bess, to Dancey, who got us Places to see Father on his Way from the Tower to Westminster Hall. We coulde not come at him for the Crowd, but clambered on a Bench to gaze our very Hearts away after him as he went by, sallow, thin, grey-haired, yet in Mien not a Whit cast down.
Page 99 - Twas one of those Preferences young People sometimes manifest, themselves know neither why nor wherefore, and are shamed afterwards, to be reminded of. I'm sure I shall ne'er remind him. There was nothing in me to fix a rational or passionate Regard. I have neither Bess's...
Page 92 - The hunt is up, the hunt is up, And it is well nigh day; And Harry our king is gone hunting, To bring his deer to bay.
Page 241 - Mr. Bartlett has made a book, pleasant in letter-press, as well as attractive in its illustrations — delicately finished line engravings of subjects particularly well chosen.
Page 248 - The volume is profusely embellished with engravings of the antiquities of which it treats. We would recommend its perusal to all who desire to know whatever our countrymen have done and are doing in the East.
Page 245 - A delightful book for children. The birds tell of their habits to a little inquiring boy, who goes peeping into their nests and watching their doings, and a very pleasant way they have of talking, sure to engage the young reader's attention. The designs are pretty, and nicely cut on wood.

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