William Harrison Ainsworth and His Friends, Volume 2

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John Lane, 1911 - Novelists, English - 890 pages
 

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Page 462 - Without doubt Mr. Oscar Browning has produced a book which should have its place in any library of Napoleonic literature." Truth, — " Mr. Oscar Browning has made not the least, but the most of the romantic material at his command for the story of the fall of the greatest figure in history.
Page 286 - GOD bless the king, I mean the faith's defender; God bless — no harm in blessing — the pretender; But who pretender is, or who is king, God bless us all — that's quite another thing.
Page 124 - Astounding News by Express, via Norfolk ! The Atlantic crossed in Three Days ! ! Signal Triumph of Mr. Monck Mason's Flying Machine ! ! ! " Arrival at Sullivan's Island, near Charleston, S, C., of Mr. Mason, Mr. Robert Holland, Mr. Henson, Mr. Harrison Ainsworth, and four others, in the Steering Balloon,
Page 461 - TICE Those who possess old letters, documents, correspondence, MSS., scraps of autobiography, and also miniatures and portraits, relating to persons and matters historical, literary, political and social, should communicate with Mr. John Lane, The Bodley Head, Vigo Street, London, W ., who will at all times be pleased to give his advice and assistance, either as to their preservation or publication.
Page 213 - You shall swear by Custom of Confession, That you ne'er made nuptial transgression ; Nor since you were married man and wife By household brawls or contentious strife, Or otherwise at bed or at board Offended each other in deed or word : Or since the parish clerk said Amen...

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