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Page 20 - THE GLACIERS OF THE ALPS : being a Narrative of Excursions and Ascents. An Account of the Origin and Phenomena of Glaciers, and an Exposition of the Physical Principles to which they are related. With 61 Illustrations. Crown 8vo., 6s.
Page 126 - The women in gay-colored cotton gowns, and white caps with full double borders, made a very gay appearance. As we all passed through the crowd to the school-house, the enmity of the Papists to Protestant landholders was but too evident. Though Mrs. Edgeworth had been 'the Lady Bountiful of the village for many years, there were no bows or smirks for her and her friends, •no making way before her, ii0 touching of hats or pleasant looks. A sullen expression and a dogged immovability were on every...
Page 14 - Memoir of the Life and Character of Edmund Burke, with Specimens of his Poetry and Letters, and an Estimate of his Genius and Talents compared with those of his great Contemporaries.
Page 20 - Labor. 1 vol. 16mo. 75 cts. The Chapel of the Hermits, and other Poems. 1 vol. 16mo. 75 cts.
Page 124 - In conversation we found her delightful. She was full of anecdotes about remarkable people, and often spoke from her personal knowledge of them. Her memory, too, was stored with valuable information, and her manner of narrating was so animated that it was difficult to realize her age. In telling an...
Page 121 - The finest lace ruffles about her neck and elbows, with a long-waisted silk dress of rich texture and color, produced an effect that was quite bewitching. She was wonderfully well preserved for a lady of over eighty years of age, and it was pleasant to see the great attention paid to her by all the family. She was rather deaf: so I was seated by her side, and requested to address my conversation to her. When lunch was over, she was wheeled into the library, and occupied herself making a cotton net...
Page 11 - Weak Lungs, and How to Make them Strong ; Or, Diseases of the Organs of the Chest, with their Home-Treatment by the Movement-Cure.
Page 126 - It was market-day : so the main street was full of the lower order of Irish, with their horses and carts, asses and panniers, tables and stands full of eatables and articles of clothing. Sometimes the cart or car served as a counter on which to display their goods. The women, in brightcolored cotton gowns and white caps with full double borders, made a very gay appearance.
Page 124 - ... remarkable people, and often spoke from her personal knowledge of them. Her memory, too, was stored with valuable information, and her manner of narrating was so animated, that it was difficult to realize her age. In telling an anecdote of Mirabeau, she stepped out before us, and extending her arm. spoke a sentence of his in the impassioned manner of a French orator, and did it so admirably that it was quite thrilling.