The Golden Legend

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Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852 - Leprosy - 301 pages

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About a dozen of the illustrations from the book, with almost no text, plus the front cover. Illustrations are generally pre-Raphaelite, fantastical with Knights and Ladies, Death, etc. Read full review

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Page 1 - EVANGELINE ; A TALE OF AcADIE. THE SEASIDE AND THE FIRESIDE. THE WAIF. A Collection of Poems. Edited by Longfellow. THE ESTRAY. A Collection of Poems. Edited by Longfellow. MR. LONGFELLOW'S PROSE WORKS. HYPERION. A ROMANCE. Price $1.00. OUTRE-MER. A PILGRIMAGE. Price $1.00. KAVANAGH. A TALE. Price 75 cents.
Page 3 - LOWELL'S WRITINGS. COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS. Revised, with Additions. In two volumes, 16mo. Cloth. Price $1.50. SIR LAUNFAL. New Edition. Price 25 cents. THE BIGLOW PAPERS. A New Edition. Price 63 cents. EDWIN P. WHIPPLE'S WRITINGS. ESSAYS AND REVIEWS. 2 Vols. Price $2.00. LECTURES ON SUBJECTS CONNECTED WITH LITERATURE AND LIFE. Price 63 cents.
Page 283 - I left him only two hours since Homeward returning down the river, As strong and well as if God, the Giver, Had given him back his youth again. URSULA, despairing.
Page 38 - The day is done ; and slowly from the scene The stooping sun upgathers his spent shafts, And puts them back into his golden quiver...
Page 256 - For the weather changes with the moon. All this morning, until noon, We had baffling winds, and sudden flaws Struck the sea with their cat's-paws. Only a little hour ago I was whistling to Saint Antonio For a capful of wind to fill our sail, And instead of a breeze he has sent a gale. Last night I saw Saint Elmo's stars, With their glimmering lanterns, all at play On the tops of the masts and the tips of the spars, And I knew we should have foul weather to-day.
Page 13 - Alas ! our memories may retrace Each circumstance of time and place, Season and scene come back again, And outward things unchanged remain ; The rest we cannot reinstate ; Ourselves we cannot re-create, Nor set our souls to the same key Of the remembered harmony...
Page 19 - Not to be cured, yet not incurable ! The only remedy that remains Is the blood that flows from a maiden's veins, \ Who of her own free will shall die, And give her life as the price of yours...
Page 1 - OLD PORTRAITS AND MODERN SKETCHES. 75 cents. MARGARET SMITH'S JOURNAL. Price 75 cents. SONGS OF LABOR, AND OTHER POEMS. Boards. 50 cts. THE CHAPEL OF THE HERMITS. Cloth. 50 cents. LITERARY RECREATIONS AND MISCELLANIES.
Page 2 - GREENWOOD LEAVES. 1st & 2d Series. $1.25 each. POETICAL WORKS. With fine Portrait. Price 75 cents. HISTORY OF MY PETS. With six fine Engravings. Scarlet cloth. Price 50 cents. RECOLLECTIONS OF MY CHILDHOOD. With six fine Engravings. Scarlet cloth. Price 50 cents. HAPS AND MISHAPS OF A TOUR IN EUROPE. Price $1.25.
Page 122 - This way, that way, beaten and swung, That from Mouth of Brass, as from Mouth of Gold May be taught the Testaments, New and Old. And above it the great cross-beam of wood Representeth the Holy Rood, Upon which, like the bell, our hopes are hung. And the wheel wherewith it is swayed and rung Is the mind of man, that round and round Sways, and maketh the tongue to sound! And the rope, with its twisted cordage three, Denoteth the Scriptural Trinity Of Morals, and Symbols, and History ; And the upward...

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