Songs and Verses Social and Scientific

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Blackwood, 1869 - 133 עמודים
 

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עמוד 2 - Lives of the Queens of Scotland, and English Princesses connected with the Regal Succession of Great Britain.
עמוד 4 - Religion in Common Life. A Sermon preached in Crathie Church, October 14, 1855, before Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Albert. Published by Her Majesty's Command. Cheap Edition, 3d.
עמוד 105 - who live upon litigants' fees, And who need a good many to live at your ease, Grave or gay, wise or witty, whate'er your degree, Plain stuff or Queen's Counsel, take counsel of me. When a festive occasion your spirit unbends, You should never forget the profession's best friends; So we'll send round the wine and a light bumper fill To the jolly testator who makes his own will.
עמוד 125 - AYTOUN. Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers, and other Poems. By W. EDMONDSTOUNE AYTOUN, DCL, Professor of Rhetoric and Belles-Lettres in the University of Edinburgh. Twenty-eighth Edition. Fcap. 8vo, 7s. 6d.
עמוד 6 - This is Mr Keith Johnston's admirable Royal Atlas diminished in bulk and scale, so as to be, perhaps, fairly entitled to the name of "Handy...
עמוד 126 - HOME PRAYERS. By Ministers of the Church of Scotland and Members of the Church Service Society. Second Edition. Fcap. 8vo, 3s. HOMER. The Odyssey. Translated into English Verse in the Spenserian Stanza.
עמוד 4 - They are noble sermons; and we are not sure but that, with the cultivated reader, they will gain rather tnan lose by being read, not heard. There is a thoughtfulness and depth about them which can hardly be appreciated, unless when they are studied at leisure ; and there are so many...
עמוד 126 - Humour of a kind most rare at all times, and especially in the present day. runs through every page, and passages of true poetry and delicious versification prevent the continual play of sarcasm from becoming tedious."— Literary Gasette.
עמוד 86 - We may draw it so tight as to break it ! Abroad we forbid folks to roam, For fear they get social or frisky ; But of course they can sit still at home, And get dismally drunk upon whisky. Then, though we can't certainly tell How mirth may molest us on Monday; At least, to begin the week well, Let us all be unhappy on Sunday.

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