The Milestones of Life

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Frederick Warne & Company, 1866 - 282 Seiten
 

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Seite 275 - Garden,' by Alphonse Karr ? You should read it; it is a book of deep philosophy, showing what compensations the Creator provides for persons of different stations. Its first object is to solace those who cannot travel, by showing that in the small compass of a Paris garden all the advantages of travel are to be obtained, without its expense and inconveniences. On the other hand, it consoles those who have not a yard of ground of their own, by showing that they are free of the whole earth, whereas...
Seite 273 - Extracts of the best efforts of our great Standard Authors, whether they be Poets or Historians, Essayists or Divines, Travellers or Philosophers, arranged so as to form half an hour's reading for every day of the year. The student finds a taste of every quality, and a specimen of every style. Should he grow weary of one author, he can turn to another; and if inclined to be critical, he can weigh the merits of one writer against those of his fellow.
Seite 275 - A TOUR ROUND MY GARDEN. By ALPHONSE KARR. Revised and edited by the Rev. JG WOOD. The Third Edition, With upwards of 117 Illustrations, from designs by W.
Seite 272 - POETS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. The Poets of the Nineteenth Century. Selected and Edited by the Rev. ROBERT ARIS WILLMOTT. With English and American Additions, arranged by EVERT A. DUYCKINCK, Editor of "Cyclopaedia of American Literature.
Seite 140 - Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life. But put forth Thine hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse Thee to Thy face.
Seite 170 - ... not to covet nor desire other men's goods, but to learn and labour truly to get our own living, and to do our duty in that state of life unto which it shall please God to call us.
Seite 275 - It aims not at cheapness alone, but a real -value united with cheapness, and is printed in a type that is not injurious to the eyes of the_yo«n£.
Seite 275 - THE ARABIAN NIGHTS. Revised throughout, with Notes by the Rev. GEO. FYLER TOWNSEND. 640 pages. ANDERSEN'S (HANS) FAIRY TALES. A New Translation from the German, by Mrs. PAULL. Illustrated. A TOUR ROUND MY GARDEN. By ALPHONSE KARR. Revised and Edited by Rev. JG WOOD.
Seite 275 - Without the least destroying the imagery of any of the stories, or omitting any of the tal-s or incidents, the editor has been able to expurgate entirely the Parts that parents consider objectionable for their children to read ', and also to explain, in short notes, the origin and peculiarities of most of the Oriental customs and habits. A TOUR ROUND MY GARDEN.
Seite 277 - Also, uniform in size, style, and price, with Original Illustrations in the best style of Colour Printing. THE BOYS OF HOLY WRIT. AND BIBLE NARRATIVES. THE FEMALE CHARACTERS OF HOLY WRIT. TALES AND STORIES. By Miss MITFORD.

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