Lilian's Golden Hours

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G.Routledge & Company, 1858

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Page 28 - O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted...
Page 93 - With the exception that Lilian practised her music, and they drew for an hour each morning in their mamma's studio, the children had no lessons, as they were not to commence their studies with Mr. Rich till after the departure of the company. They were then to go steadily to work to learn Latin, and arithmetic, and history, and grammar, and geography, together; on certain afternoons of the week to take drawing and...
Page 132 - ... all true knowledge, without which education has no real beginning, and on which the education of universal man will rest byand-by. Thus, studying from half-past eight till half-past eleven, they then had their luncheon and a short play. After this they took up some lighter work or their writinglesson till half-past twelve or a quarter to one, when they finished and were free to go home.
Page 94 - ... of their mamma, and French and German lessons of their papa, who, having travelled a great deal, was a splendid linguist. Indeed, their mamma intended to have a French governess for them in a little time, so that through habitual conversation they should learn to speak French fluently and with a good accent.

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