Elsie Venner, Volume 2

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Chr. Steen & Søn, 1861 - Birthmarks - 360 pages

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Page 391 - Christ and other Masters. A Historical Inquiry into some of the Chief Parallelisms and Contrasts between Christianity and the Religious Systems of the Ancient World.
Page 387 - And an Introduction, explanatory of his position in the Church, with reference to the Parties which divide it. 3 vols. 8vo. cloth, £1 11*.
Page 388 - Alexandria and Her Schools. Four Lectures delivered at the Philosophical Institution, Edinburgh. With a Preface. Crown 8vo. cloth, 5s.
Page 392 - CONTENTS. I." Shakespeare and Goethe.— II. Milton's Youth. — III. The Three Devils : Luther's, Milton's, and Goethe's. — IV. Dryden, and the Literature of the Restoration. — V. Dean Swift. — VI. Chatterton : a Story of the Year 1770.— VII. Wordsworth.— VIII. Scottish Influence on British Literature. — IX. Theories of Poetry. — X. Prose and Verse : De Quincey.
Page 1 - French-bonnet their ladies' heads, give parties where the persons who call them by the above title are not invited, and have a provokingly easy way of dressing, walking, talking, and nodding to people, as if they felt entirely at home, and would not be embarrassed in the least, if they met the Governor, or even the President of the United States, face to face. Some of these great folks are really well-bred...
Page 397 - New Edition. Crown 8vo. $s. KEY TO PLANE TRIGONOMETRY. Crown 8vo. los. 6d. A TREATISE ON SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY. New Edition, enlarged. Crown 8vo. 4-?. 6d. PLANE CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY, as applied to the Straight Line and the Conic Sections. With numerous Examples.
Page 391 - The Fitness of Holy Scripture for Unfolding the Spiritual Life of Man : Christ the Desire of all Nations ; or, the Unconscious Prophecies of Heathendom. Hulsean Lectures.
Page 42 - Nobody knows New England who is not on terms of intimacy with one of its elms. The elm comes nearer to having a soul than any other vegetable creature among us. It loves man as man loves it. It is modest and patient. It has a small flake of a seed which blows in everywhere and makes arrangements for coming up by and by.
Page 2 - There is, however, in New England, an aristocracy, if you choose to call it so, which has a far greater character of permanence. It has grown to be a caste, — not in any odious sense, — but, by the repetition of the same influences, generation after generation, it has acquired a distinct organization and physiognomy...
Page 3 - He comes of the Brahmin caste of New England. This is the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy referred to, and which many readers will at once acknowledge.

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