Christmas Comes But Once a Year: Showing what Mr. Brown Did, Thought, and Intended to Do, During that Festive Season

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William Tegg and Company, 1850 - Počet stran: 117
 

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Strana 9 - There is a tide in the affairs of men Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat; And we must take the current when it serves, Or lose our ventures.
Strana 101 - LANE. 12mo, cloth. Price 5s. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. " The new pilgrim floats in imagination through time and space, looking down upon the footsteps of lost races, and the fragments of crumbled empires. Mr. Mitchell's work excites a thirst for knowledge even in the most ignorant, while with the better informed it awakens lofty associations."— Chambers* Edinburgh Journal.
Strana 101 - ... The subject is in the highest respect poetical, and the treatment of that subject is eminently entitled to our commendation. The bardic powers of the author have certainly developed themselves in a remarkable manner. In addition to the charms of the poetry, the book conveys in a delightful manner a rich store of information.
Strana 101 - ... classic mind ; the descriptions, graphic and highly original, are always flowing and graceful, and the book will form a valuable addition to our literature.

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