My mother's diamonds

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Griffith and Farran, 1879 - Children's stories - 368 pages

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Page 323 - There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, The earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. It is not now as it hath been of yore; — Turn wheresoe'er I may, By night or day, The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
Page 29 - Is. A set of the Diagrams referred to in the book may be had separately, printed on stout paper and enclosed in an envelope. Price Is.
Page 15 - Bible Illustrations, or A DESCRIPTION OF MANNERS AND CUSTOMS PECULIAR TO THE EAST. By the Rev. BH DRAPER.
Page 28 - The Modern British Plutarch; Or, Lives of Men distinguished in the recent History of our Country for their Talents, Virtues and Achievements. By WC TAYLOR, LL.D. Author of "A Manual of Ancient and Modern History,
Page 28 - If solid happiness we prize, Within our breast this jewel lies ; And they are fools who roam : The world has nothing to bestow ; From our own selves our joys must flow, And that dear hut, our home.
Page 25 - Nine Lives of a Cat (The) : a Tale of Wonder. Written and Illustrated by CH BENNETT. 24 Coloured Engravings, sewed. Peter Piper. PRACTICAL PRINCIPLES OF PLAIN AND PERFECT PRONUNCIATION.
Page 188 - A sacred burden is this life ye bear, Look on it, lift it, bear it solemnly ; Stand up, and walk beneath it steadfastly ; Fail not for sorrow, falter not for sin, But onward, upward, till the goal ye win ; — God guard ye, and God guide ye on your way, Young pilgrim-warriors, who set forth to-day.
Page 7 - Caxton's Fifteen O's and other Prayers. Printed by command of the Princess Elizabeth, Queen of England and France, and also of the Princess Margaret, mother of our Sovereign Lord the King. By WM. CAXTON. Reproduced in Photo-Lithography by S. Ayling. Quarto, bound in parchment. New and cheaper edition, price 6s.
Page 101 - Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self-sacrifice; The confidence of reason give ; And in the light of truth thy Bondman let me live ! [1] Who is the happy Warrior?
Page 21 - Upside Down : a Series of Amusing Pictures from Sketches by the late W. McCoNNELL, with Verses by THOMAS HOOD.

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