Sebie Dorr; or, 'A dream of the past'.

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S.W. Partridge & Company, 1880 - 251 pages
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Page 67 - Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with its hands From its case of massive oak, Like a monk, who, under his cloak, Crosses himself, and sighs, alas ! With sorrowful voice to all who pass, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever...
Page 220 - And thou, too, whosoe'er thou art, That readest this brief psalm, As one by one thy hopes depart, Be resolute and calm. O fear not in a world like this, And thou shalt know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong.
Page 17 - MAIDEN ! with the meek, brown eyes, In whose orbs a shadow lies Like the dusk in evening skies ! Thou whose locks outshine the sun, Golden tresses, wreathed in one. As the braided streamlets run...
Page 246 - Beads without a String. Brief Thoughts on Many Subjects. By SW Partridge, Author of " Upward and Onward,
Page 28 - Sad before her leaned the boy, ' Goldilocks that I love well, Happy creature fair and coy, Think o' me, sweet Amabel.' Goldilocks she shook apart, Looked with doubtful, doubtful eyes, Like a blossom in her heart, Opened out her first surprise. As a gloriole sign o' grace, Goldilocks, ah fall and flow, On the blooming, childlike face, Dimple, dimple, come and go. Give her time ; on grass and sky Let her gaze if she be fain, As they looked ere he drew nigh, They will never look again. Ah...
Page 246 - Our Four-fOOted Friends; or, the History of Manor Farm, and the People and Animals there. By Mary Howitt. With numerous Illustrations. Fcap.
Page 101 - Nor long summer bide so late; And I could grow on like the foxglove and aster, For some things are ill to wait. I wait for the day when dear hearts shall discover, While dear hands are laid on my head: "The child is a woman, the book may close over. For all the lessons are said.
Page 245 - Workers in Fields, Farms, and Factories. By E. Paxton Hood. 8vo., 7s. 6d. Bye-Path Meadow. By the same Author. Coloured Frontispiece. 8vo., 3s. 6d. Blind Amos and his Velvet Principles; or, Proverbs and Parables for the Young Folk. By the same Author. New Edition, is.

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