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Pagina 25 - Sketch, y. 6d. Froude's (JA) The Two Chiefs of Dunboy : an Irish Romance of the Last Century, y. 6d. Glelg's (Rev. GR) Life of the Duke of Wellington.
Pagina 378 - You should have heard the Hamelin people Ringing the bells till they rocked the steeple. " Go," cried the Mayor, " and get long poles, Poke out the nests and block up the holes ! Consult with carpenters and builders, And leave in our town not even a trace Of the rats ! " — when suddenly, up the face Of the Piper perked in the market-place, With a " First, if you please, my thousand guilders ! " ' A thousand guilders ! The Mayor looked blue ; So did the Corporation too.
Pagina 378 - Beside," quoth the Mayor, with a knowing wink, " Our business was done at the river's brink ; We saw with our eyes the vermin sink, And what's dead can't come to life, I think.
Pagina 17 - Hume. —THE PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS OF DAVID HUME. Edited by TH GREEN and TH GROSE. 4 vols. 8vo, 28s. Or separately. Essays. 2 vols. 14s. Treatise of Human Nature. 2 vols. 14s. James.— THE WILL TO BELIEVE, and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy.
Pagina 21 - Davidson.— THEISM, as Grounded in Human Nature, Historically and Critically Handled. Being the Burnett Lectures for 1892 and 1893, delivered at Aberdeen. By WL DAVIDSON, MA, LL.D. 8vo, 15s. Xiang (ANDREW). MAGIC AND RELIGION. 8vo, 10s. 6d. CUSTOM AND MYTH: Studies of Early Usage and Belief.
Pagina 16 - LETTERS TO YOUNG SHOOTERS (Third Series). Comprising a Short Natural History of the Wildfowl that are Rare or Common to the British Islands, with Complete Directions in Shooting Wildfowl on the Coast and Inland.
Pagina 47 - Waken, lords and ladies gay." Waken, lords and ladies gay, To the green-wood haste away ; We can show you where he lies, Fleet of foot, and tall of size ; We can show the marks he made, When 'gainst the oak his antlers frayed ; You shall see him brought to bay,
Pagina 344 - COMPOSED UPON WESTMINSTER BRIDGE EARTH has not anything to show more fair: Dull would he be of soul who could pass by A sight so touching in its majesty: This City now doth, like a garment, wear The beauty of the morning; silent, bare, Ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lie Open unto the fields, and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air. Never did sun more beautifully steep In his first splendour, valley, rock, or hill; Ne'er saw I, never felt, a calm so deep! The river...
Pagina 200 - Daughters; but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases...