Book Chat, Volumen4

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William George Jordan, Adr Schade van Westrum
Brentano Bros., 1889

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Página 124 - As a fond mother, when the day is o'er, Leads by the hand her little child to bed, Half willing, half reluctant to be led, And leave his broken playthings on the floor, Still gazing at them through the open door, Nor wholly reassured and comforted By promises of others in their stead, Which, though more splendid, may not please him more ; So Nature deals with us, and takes away Our playthings one by one, and by the hand Leads us to rest so gently, that we go Scarce knowing if we wish to go or stay,...
Página 124 - SUNBEAM ' ; OUR HOME ON THE OCEAN FOR ELEVEN MONTHS.
Página 92 - Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared. Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not ; for he will not pardon your transgressions : for my name is in him.
Página 275 - ... before the end of February. .Loisel possessed eighteen thousand francs which his father had left him. He would borrow the rest. He did borrow, asking a thousand francs of one, five hundred of another, five louis here, three louis there. He gave notes, took up ruinous obligations, dealt with usurers, and all the race of lenders.
Página 291 - No book is worth anything which is not worth much ; nor is it serviceable until it has been read and re-read, and loved and loved again, and marked...
Página 60 - For sale by all Booksellers. Sent by mail, post-paid, on receipt of price by the Publishers, HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO., BOSTON, MASS.
Página 32 - What had been long sought, at last appeared suddenly. On turning out of a thicket into a small weedy opening, the cheering sight of a transparent body of water burst upon our view. It was Itasca Lake — the source of the Mississippi.
Página 275 - ... louis here, three louis there. He gave notes, took up ruinous obligations, dealt with usurers and all the race of lenders. He compromised all the rest of his life, risked...
Página 222 - European Schools; OR, WHAT I SAW IN THE SCHOOLS OF GERMANY, FRANCE, AUSTRIA, AND SWITZERLAND.
Página 275 - The next day they took the box which had contained it, and they went to the jeweler whose name was found within. He consulted his books. " It was not I, madame, who sold that necklace; I must simply have furnished the case.

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