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Adventures of Old Dan Tucker, and His Son Walter: A Tale of North Carolina
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Page 124 - What though the field be lost? All is not lost; the unconquerable will, And study of revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield: And what is else not to be overcome?
Page 222 - HEADS OF THE PEOPLE, OR PORTRAITS OF THE ENGLISH ;— Drawn by KENNY MEADOWS, and engraved by OKULN SMITH, and elaborately criticised and examined by the most eminent writers, including — DOUGLAS JERKOLD MRS.
Page 227 - Behold how its beautiful colors all vary, Like those of the clouds, or the deep-rolling sea. A life in the woods, boys, is even as changing ; With proud independence we season our cheer, And those who the world are for happiness ranging Won't find it at all, if they don't find it here.
Page 225 - ... tendency is pernicious, cannot fail to be perceived at a glance The design of this work, although essentially humorous, is not, however, to excite peals of laughter alone : it has a far higher object in view, namely, that of removing the most prominent of our social absurdities and abuses, by means the most peculiarly attractive and pleasing.
Page 226 - COOMBE ABBEY: An Historical Tale of the reign of James the first, wherein all the engrossing incidents which led to the Gunpowder Plot will be found detailed with historical accuracy. By Selina Bunbury. Author of "A visit to my Birthplace," " Uecollections of Ireland,
Page 79 - Leave it all to me — let me manage it," replied her Ladyship. " As soon as your gallant sees that I am intimate with you, he will approach me in regard to you, and you may be sure I '11 manage all things for the best Now, tell me something of Dr. Riboso, or Ribose — who is he, what is he, and where did he come from?"
Page 225 - FABLES; Original and Selected : — 'With an introductory dissertation on the History of Fable, and comprising Biographical Notices of the most eminent Fabulists, by G. MOIR BUSSEY.
Page 219 - What point of morals, of manners, of economy, of philosophy, of religion, of taste, of the conduct of life, has he not settled? What mystery has he not signified his knowledge of? What office, or function, or district of man's work, has he not remembered ? What king has he not taught state, as Talma taught Napoleon ? What maiden has not found him finer than her delicacy?