Red Cross: Or, Young America in England and Wales : a Story of Travel and Adventure

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Lee and Shepard, 1873 - Children's literature - 336 pages
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Page 248 - And the bugles they do shine. Sing reign of Fair Maid, With gold upon her toe, — Open you the west door, And turn the Old Year go. Sing reign of Fair Maid, With gold upon her chin, — Open you the east door, And let the New Year in.
Page 341 - Birds of a Feather Fine Feathers do not make Fine Birds Handsome is that Handsome Does A Wrong Confessed is Half Redressed One Good Turn deserves Another Actions Speak Louder than Words Two capital story-tellers,
Page 340 - Wilderness. The Young Pioneers. The romance surrounding the adventurous lives of Western pioneers and immigrants has suggested nearly as many stories as the chivalric deeds of knight-errantry. These tales of frontier life are, however, as a rule, characterized by such wildness of fancy and such extravagancy of language that we have often wondered why another Cervantes did not ridicule our border romances by describing a second Don Quixote's adventures on the prairies. We are pleased to notice, that...
Page 248 - The seven bright gold wires and the bugles that do shine. Sing reign of Fair Maid, with gold upon her toe, — Open you the West Door, and turn the Old Year go. Sing reign of Fair Maid with gold upon her chin, — Open you the East Door, and let the New Year in.
Page 340 - Reptiles, &c*f their Habiis and Instincts. This is a very popular series, prepared for the purpose of interesting the young in the study of natural history. The exciting adventures of celebrated travellers, anecdotes of sagacity in birds, beasts, &c , have been interwoven in a pleasant manner. This series is not only very interesting but is decidedly profitable reading. LEE & SHEPARD, Publishers, Boston.

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