The Girlhood Of Shakespeare's Heroines, In A Series Of Tales

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byMary Cowden Clarke

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ... TALE IX ROSAL1ND AND CELlA; THE FRlENDS. u We Mill have slept together, Row at an instant, learn'd, play'd, eat together; And whereaoe'er we went, like Juno's swans, Still we went coupled, and inseparable." As you likt U. "'Tis a pretty sight, neighbor, is't not?" This question was asked by one of two women, who stood together beside a cottage entrance. on the borders of a wood, enjoying an afternoon gossip. The speaker pointed towards the cottage window, upon which the rays of the western sun were pouring their beams, tempered by the green leaves and boughs of the surrounding trees through which the light made its way. She who was addressed, advanced towards the casement, and looked in. Within the room. were two ladies, seated near the open window. One of them had her eyes fixed upon the other, on whose lap lay two infants,--a babe on either arm. both cherub faces closely pressed against her bosom, while both at once, drew thence their sweet milken meal. The eyes of the one lady expressed tenderest interest in the gentle task she watched, mingled perhaps with a shadow of regret that it could not be hers to share; while on the face of the lady who nursed the babes, there sat that divine expression, which no other earthly task inspires, of so pure, so holy, so benign a character. The little ones themselves looked steeped in that rosy, cosy, ...umbrous con tent, betokening fulness of happiness,--or that happiness of fulness. which forms their summit of felicity. Their rounded dimpled limbs lay crossed and intertwined in loving co,mingling upon the cradle,lap; the little fingers of a hand of each, lay curled and clasped together; the same pretty murmurs of satisfaction, the same soft nestling warmth of cheeks, the same comfortably...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ... TALE IX ROSAL1ND AND CELlA; THE FRlENDS. u We Mill have slept together, Row at an instant, learn'd, play'd, ea...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217328024

ISBN - 13:9780217328029

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