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Էջ 273 - WILT thou have this Man to thy wedded husband, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou obey him, and serve him, love, honor, and keep him in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live?
Էջ 273 - This is a pleasant story of a lad who, though he is brought up in a strictly quiet fashion by an aunt, has a great desire to go abroad to seek specimens...
Էջ 273 - In the King's Name" is a spirited story of the Jacobite times, concerning the adventures of Hilary Leigh, a young naval officer in the preventive service off the coast of Sussex, on board the Kestrel. Leigh is taken prisoner by the adherents of the Pretender, amongst whom is an early friend and patron who desires to spare the lad's life, but will not release him. The narrative is full of exciting and often humorous incident "Mr. Manville Fenn has already won a foremost place among writers of stories...
Էջ 273 - ... from distant lands, whence he brings a beautiful collection. The boy Nat and his uncle Dick go on a voyage to the remoter islands of the Eastern seas, and their adventures there are told in a truthful and vastly interesting fashion, which will at once attract and maintain the earnest attention of young readers. The descriptions of Mr. Ebony, their black comrade, and of the scenes of savage life, are full of genuine humour. " Mr. Fenn has hit upon a capital idea. This is among the best of the...
Էջ 188 - And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock, and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him, but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.
Էջ 273 - The Cornet of Horse," " In Times of Peril," "Facing Death," &c. Illustrated by 12 full-page Pictures printed in black and tint. Crown 8vo, cloth, with elegant Design on side, bevelled boards, price 6s.
Էջ 13 - So, she leaning on her husband's arm, they turned homeward by a rosy path which the gracious sun struck out for them in its setting.
Էջ 2 - This delightful story is in the well-known style of this favorite author. There is plenty of incident, without any exaggeration or straining after effect ; the language is pure and terse ; the descriptions both humorous and pathetic, extremely spontaneous, and the several characters are well and distinctly drawn. CASSELL & COMPANY, Limited, 739 and 741 Broadway, New York.
Էջ 118 - Slee," said the vicar, quietly ; and then left alone, he threw himself into his chair, and covered his face with his hands...
Էջ 176 - He drew a piece of paper from his pocket, and read aloud : —

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