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Pagina 8 - THE GENESIS OF THE UNITED STATES. A Narrative of the Movement in England, 1605-1616, which resulted in the Plantation of North America by Englishmen, disclosing the Contest between England and Spain for the Possession of the Soil now occupied by the United States of America; set forth through a series of Historical Manuscripts now first printed, together with a Rc-lssue of Rare Contemporaneous Tracts, accompanied by Bibliographical Memoranda, Notes, and Brief Biographies.
Pagina 5 - ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON. A Study of His Life and Work. By ARTHUR WAUGH, BA Oxon. With Twenty Illustrations from Photographs specially taken for this Work. Five Portraits, and Facsimile of Tennyson's MS. NAPOLEON AND THE FAIR SEX. From the French of FREDERIC MASSON.
Pagina 119 - ... breakers. Each sprang to his feet and stared and listened. The sound was continuous, like the passing of a train; no rise or fall could be distinguished; minute by minute the ocean heaved with an equal potency against the invisible isle; and as time passed, and Herrick waited in vain for any vicissitude in the volume of that roaring, a sense of the eternal weighed upon his mind. To the expert eye, the isle itself was to be inferred from a certain string of blots along the starry heaven. And the...
Pagina 8 - NOTES FOR THE NILE. Together with a Metrical Rendering of the Hymns of Ancient Egypt and of the Precepts of Ptahhotep (the oldest book in the world). By HARDWICKE D.
Pagina 3 - LOYOLA, and the Educational System of the Jesuits. By Rev. THOMAS HUGHES, SJ ALCUIN, and the Rise of the Christian Schools. By Professor ANDREW F. WEST, Ph.D. FROEBEL, and Education by Self- Activity.
Pagina 4 - And if the oracle (as is the way of oracles) replied with no very certain nor encouraging voice, visions of England at least would throng upon the exile's memory : the busy schoolroom, the green playing-fields, holidays at home, and the perennial roar of London, and the fireside, and the white head of his father.
Pagina 8 - THE GUIDE-BOOK TO ALASKA AND THE NORTHWEST COAST, including the Shores of Washington, British Columbia, South-Eastern Alaska, the Aleutian and the Seal Islands, the Behring and the Arctic Coasts. By ER SCIDMORE.
Pagina 148 - It paid beyond belief, and was a queer sight when they were at it; and these marine monsters" — tapping the nearest of the helmets — "kept appearing and reappearing in the midst of the lagoon. Fond of parables ? " he asked abruptly. "Oh, yes!" said Herrick. "Well, I saw these machines come up dripping and go down again, and come up dripping and go down again, and all th'e while the fellow inside as dry as toast...
Pagina 39 - ... wonderful, to which he scarce clung with a finger. From his jarred nerves, there came a strong sentiment of coming change; whether good or ill he could not say: change, he knew no more — change, with inscrutable veiled face, approaching noiseless. With the feeling, came the vision of a concert room, the rich hues of instruments, the silent audience, and the loud voice of the symphony. 'Destiny knocking at the door...