The Mystery of Murray Davenport: A Story of New York at the Present Day

L. C. Page, 1903 - 312 sivua

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Sivu 96 - Desiring this man's art and that man's scope, With what I most enjoy contented least; Yet in these thoughts myself almost despising, Haply I think on thee, and then my state, Like to the lark at break of day arising From sullen earth, sings hymns at heaven's gate; For thy sweet love remember'd such wealth brings That then I scorn to change my state with kings.
Sivu 319 - Buffalo News. Captain Ravenshaw OR, THE MAID OF CHEAPSIDE. (52d thousand.) A romance of Elizabethan London. Illustrations by Howard Pyle and other artists. Not since the absorbing adventures of D'Artagnan have we had anything so good in the blended vein of romance and comedy. The Continental Dragoon A ROMANCE OF PHILIPSE MANOR HOUSE IN 1778.
Sivu 40 - O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou...
Sivu 320 - is a romance of the Elizabethan period. It relates the story of a young gentleman who, in the reign of Elizabeth, falls so low in his fortune that he joins Shakespeare's company of players, and becomes a friend and prote'ge
Sivu 322 - English regime, of which Professor Roberts is the acknowledged celebrant. Each tale is independent of the others, but the scenes are similar, and in several of them the evil " Black Abbe"," well known from the author's previous novels, again appears with his savages at his heels — but to be thwarted always by woman's wit or soldier's courage.
Sivu 92 - When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast state, And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries, And look upon myself, and curse my fate...
Sivu 321 - New York Commercial Advertiser. A Sister to Evangeline. Being the story of Yvonne de Lamourie, and how she went into Exile with the Villagers of Grand Pre". Library i zmo, cloth gilt top, illustrated . . . $1.50 This is a romance of the great expulsion of the Acadians which Longfellow first immortalized in
Sivu 319 - WINWOOD (70th thousand.) A Sketch of the Domestic History of an American Captain in the War of Independence, embracing events that occurred between and during the years 1763 and 1785 in New York and London. Illustrated by EWD Hamilton. AN ENEMY TO THE KING (70th thousand.) From the " Recently Discovered Memoirs of the Sieur de la Tournoire.
Sivu 321 - THE FORGE IN THE FOREST Being the Narrative of the Acadian Ranger, Jean de Mer, Seigneur de Briart, and how he crossed the Black Abbe\ and of his adventures in a strange fellowship. Illustrated by Henry Sandham, RCA Library 12mo, cloth, gilt top $1.50 A story of pure love and heroic adventure.
Sivu 314 - The Expatriates," etc. Library i2mo, cloth, gilt top, with a portrait frontispiece $1.50 This book, one of Lilian Bell's best, is the witty account of a journey through Europe, filled with many amusing incidents and experiences. Although we are afforded vivid and interesting glimpses of Nordau, Tolstoi, and other personages of importance and note, not the least attractive figures in the book are those of the engaging Jimmies, the author's travelling companions. Hope Loring. By LILIAN BELL, author...

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