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Page 221 - THERE is no flock, however watched and tended. But one dead lamb is there! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair! The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted. Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial...
Page 274 - Shaped by himself with newly-learned art; A wedding or a festival, A mourning or a funeral; And this hath now his heart, And unto this he frames his song: Then will he fit his tongue To dialogues of business, love, or strife; But it will not be long Ere this be thrown aside, And with new joy and pride The little actor cons another part; Filling from time to time his 'humorous stage...
Page 286 - We should be glad if any words of ours could help to bespeak a large circulation for this handsome attractive book."— Illustrated Times. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Written by Sir PHILIP SIDNEY. Edited, with Notes. by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 285 - ... attire, are brought nearer to us, become intelligible to us, and teach us lessons of humanity which we can learn from men only, and not from saints and heroes. Here lies the real value of real history. It widens our minds and our hearts, and gives us that true knowledge of the world and of human nature In all its phases which but few can gain in the short span of their own life, and in the narrow sphere of their friends and enemies. We can hardly imagine a better book for boys to read or for...
Page 286 - About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." "It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some handy idea.
Page 28 - We'll rant and we'll roar, like true British sailors, We'll rant and we'll roar across the salt seas ; Until we strike soundings In the Channel of old England, (From Ushant to Scilly 'tis thirty-five leagues).
Page 301 - Life and Experience of Madame de la Mothe Guyon. By Professor Upham. Edited by an English Clergyman. Crown 8vo. cloth, with Portrait. Third Edition, 7s.
Page 298 - Economy applied to the Condition, the Resources, and Institutions of the American People. By Francis Bowen. 8vo. Cloth, 14s. A History of New South Wales from the Discovery of New Holland in 1616 to the present time. By the late Roderick Flanagan, Esq., Member of the Philosophical Society of New South Wales. 2 vols. 8vo. 24s. Canada and its Resources. Two Prize Essays, by Hogan and Morris.
Page 292 - Also, same price, Boy Missionary ; a Tale for Young People. By Mrs. JM Parker. Difficulties Overcome. By Miss Brightwell The Babes in the Basket : a Tale in the West Indian Insurrection. Jack Buntline ; the Life of a Sailor Boy. By WHG Kingston. The Swiss Family Robinson ; or, the Adventures of a Father and Mother and Four Sons on a Desert Island.
Page 285 - Finds comfort in himself and in his cause ; And, while the mortal mist is gathering, draws His breath in confidence of Heaven's applause : This is the happy warrior ; this is he That every man in arms should wish to be.

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