Mossdale. A Tale. [With Plates.]

William P. Nimmo, 1870 - 222 pagina's

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Pagina 24 - Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied, for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant* sung; Silence was pleased: now...
Pagina 33 - Long ago, In the deer-haunted forests of Maine, When upon mountain and plain Lay the snow, They fell, - those lordly pines! Those grand, majestic pines! Mid shouts and cheers The jaded steers, Panting beneath the goad, Dragged down the weary, winding road Those captive kings so straight and tall. To be shorn of their streaming hair, And, naked and bare, To feel the stress and the strain Of the wind and the reeling main, Whose roar Would remind them for evermore Of their native forests they should...
Pagina 121 - Speak gently to the little child ! Its love be sure to gain ; Teach it in accents soft and mild ; — It may not long remain.
Pagina 9 - This elegant and useful Series of Books has been specially prepared for School and College Prizes : they are, however, equally suitable for General Presentation. In selecting the works for this Series, the aim of the publisher has been to produce books of a permanent value, interesting in manner and instructive in matter — books that youth will read eagerly and with profit, and which will be found equally attractive in after life.
Pagina 215 - The well-inform'd philosopher, Rejoices with a wholesome fear, And hopes in spite of pain ; If Winter bellow from the north, Soon the sweet Spring comes dancing forth, And Nature laughs again.
Pagina 160 - O whither art thou fled, To lay thy meek contented head ? What happy region dost thou please To make the seat of calms and ease ? " Ambition searches all its sphere Of pomp and state to meet thee there.
Pagina 14 - There is a fitness and adaptability in this book for the purpose it seeks to accomplish, which will most surely secure for it a wide and general acceptance, not only in the home circle, but wherever suffering may be found, whether mental, spiritual, or physical.
Pagina 133 - J\lx banks they are furnish'd with bees, Whose murmur invites one to sleep ? My grottos are shaded with trees, And my hills are white over with sheep. I seldom have met with a loss, Such health do my fountains bestow ; My fountains all border'd with moss, Where the hare-bells and violets grow.

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