The Souvenir Gallery; An Illustrated Gift Book For All Seasons. Embellished With Thirteen…

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853. Excerpt: ... THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY ACTOR, LENOX AND TH.DCN FOUNDATIONS. TO HENRIETTA, IN HER SEVENTEENTH YEAR. BY W. W. Such age, how beautiful! O lady bright! Whose mortal lineaments seem all refined, By favoring nature and a saintly mind, To something purer and more exquisite Than flesh and blood; whene'er thou meet'st my sight, When I behold thy blanched, unwithered cheek, Thy temples fringed with locks of gleaming white, And head that droops because the soul is meek, Thee with the welcome snow-drop I compare,--That child of winter, prompting thoughts that climb From desolation toward the genial prime; Or with the moon, conquering earth's misty air, And filling more and more with crystal light, As pensive evening deepens into night. 18 RED EOSE VILLA, AND ITS INHABITANTS. A SKETCH. BY GRACE AQUILAR, AUTHOR OF "HOME INFLUENCE." On the outskirts of a certain country town, which for euphony we will call Briarstone, from its being situated in one of the most picturesque, but least known, parts of Old England, and almost embedded in hills and lanes, where the wood or briar rose grew redundantly, was a certain castellated-looking mansion, glowing with red bricks and bright blue slates, storied with large-paned windows, framed with such fresh green, that it would seem as if the painter's brush could never have been absent above a month together. The entrance-door, of most aristocratic dimensions, was of bright glazed yellow, never sullied by dust or dimness. Below the portentous-looking circular knocker (Briarstone was yet in happy ignorance of the wra-aristocracy of knockers) was a large brass plate, glittering in the sunshine like burning gold, and bearing thereon, in large and dignified letters, as if the name was of such importance in itself that it required no ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853. Excerpt: ... THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY ACTOR, LENOX AND TH.DCN FOUNDATIONS. TO HENRIETTA, IN HER SEVENTEENTH YEAR. BY W. W. Such age, how...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021710651X

ISBN - 13:9780217106511

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