Elsie Magoon, Or, The Old Still-house in the Hollow: A Tale of the Past

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J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1867 - 324 pages
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Page 38 - O GoD, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home.
Page 330 - An exquisite and touching portrait of a rare and beautiful spirit. " — GUARDIAN. Wilson (Daniel, LL.D.) — Works by DANIEL WILSON, LL.D., Professor of History and English Literature in University College, Toronto : — PREHISTORIC ANNALS OF SCOTLAND.
Page 331 - THE FAIRY BOOK ; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of
Page 35 - HARK! from the tombs a doleful sound! My ears attend the cry; " Ye living men, come view the ground, Where you must shortly lie. 2 " Princes, this clay must be your bed, In spite of all your towers; The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
Page 334 - Encyclopedia. A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, on the basis of the latest edition of the German Conversations-Lexicon. Illustrated with Maps and numerous wood Engravings.
Page 326 - PRONUNCIATION of the same — a Feature never attempted in any other Work. III. — The Classical Names of all Ancient Places, so far as they can be accurately ascertained from the best Authorities. IV.— A Complete Etymological Vocabulary of Geographical Names. V. — An elaborate Introduction, explanatory of the Principles of Pronunciation of Names in the Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Welsh Languages.
Page 331 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 38 - A thousand ages in thy sight are like an evening gone, short as the watch that ends the night before the rising sun.
Page 329 - Bruce won the source of the Blue Nile; Speke and Grant won the Victoria source of the great White Nile ; and I have been permitted to succeed in completing the Nile Sources by the discovery of the great reservoir of the equatorial waters, the Albert N'yanza, from which the river issues as the entire White Nile.
Page 326 - The Names of all Important places, etc., both in their Native and Foreign Languages, with the PRONUNCIATION of the same — a Feature never attempted in any other Work. III. — The Classical Names of all Ancient Places, so far as they can be accurately ascertained from the best Authorities.

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