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Page 20 - twas a pleasing fear, For I was as it were a child of thee, And trusted to thy billows far and near, And laid my hand upon thy mane— as I do here.
Page 220 - This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main, — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings, And coral reefs lie bare, Where the cold sea-maids rise to sun their streaming hair.
Page 98 - At daybreak, on the bleak sea-beach, A fisherman stood aghast, To see the form of a maiden fair, Lashed close to a drifting mast. The salt sea was frozen on her breast, The salt tears in her eyes ; And he saw her hair, like the brown sea-weed, On the billows fall and rise. Such was the wreck of the Hesperus, In the midnight and the snow ! Christ save us all from a death like this On the reef of Norman's Woe ! THE LUCK OF EDENHALL.
Page 12 - 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 9 - Cosmorama. The Manners, Customs, and Costumes of all Nations of the World described. By J. ASPIN.
Page 9 - SOWERBY. 3s. 6d. plain; or 6s. with the Flowers coloured. How to be Happy ; Or, Fairy Gifts, to which is added a Selection of Moral Allegories. With Steel Engravings. Price 3s.
Page 116 - All in a hot and copper sky, The bloody Sun, at noon, Right up above the mast did stand, No bigger than the Moon. Day after day, day after day, We stuck, nor breath nor motion; As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean.
Page 42 - So little to be loved, and thou so much, That I should ill requite thee to constrain Thy unbound spirit into bonds again. Thou, as a gallant bark from Albion's coast (The storms all weather'd and the ocean cross'd) Shoots...
Page 7 - LEICESTER'S SCHOOL. By CHARLES and MARY LAMB. 3. THE HISTORY OF THE ROBINS. By MRS. TRIMMER. 4. MEMOIR OF BOB, THE SPOTTED TERRIER. 5. KEEPER'S TRAVELS IN SEARCH OF HIS MASTER. 6. THE SCOTTISH ORPHANS. By LADY STODDABT. 7. NEVER WRONG; or, THE YOUNG DISPUTANT; and "IT WAS ONLY IN FUN.