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. 1894 Excerpt: ...There is more of heaven in this Spring's sunshine than I have seen for years. I owe my acquaintance with Robertson to her; a gift she sent ...
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. 1894 Excerpt: ...There is more of heaven in this Spring's sunshine than I have seen for years. I owe my acquaintance with Robertson to her; a gift she sent me out of deepest pain, when she was passing through the fires, and none but Jesus knew. I use his thoughts on the epistle to the Corinthians with my class these Sunday mornings; that is, I read the Apostle's words, then Robertson's, then the Apostle's again, and afterward talk with the scholars from the things which I have, in both ways, received. And by the kindling eyes and earnest looks of all, especially of some whose natures have seemed indolent and unspiritual, I feel assured that the living thought is sometimes found and received mutually. A soul must drink the truth, bathe in it, glow with its life, in order to impart it to another soul; and it is to me a source of gratitude which I can never exhaust, that such as Robertson and my Esther " have lived and died." May 13. Yesterday morning the news came of the surrender of Norfolk, and, in a sudden burst of patriotism, the school went out and marched round the Liberty pole, under the Stars and Stripes, singing " Hail Columbia," and cheering most heartily. The defeat of the rebels--happily bloodless--was attended with the usual amount of vandalism, burning of buildings, ships, etc. The stolen ship "Merrimac," transformed into an iron-fanged rebel war steamer, was blown up; we are all glad her race is run. And the vandalism of the rebels is but another proof to the world of the worth of their cause, the desperate situation in which they find themselves, and on which side of the contest barbarism lingers. All hearts are lighter now. The doom of this demoniac rebellion is sealed. There is no longer any slavery in the District of Columbia, ...
Good. Good hardcover. No DJ. Ex-Library with usual markings. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers show edge wear with rubbing. Binding is tight, hinges strong.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
Very Good. Small bookplate and signature on early page. Lengthy poem by author (Daniel Addison) written on early blank page and signed and dated, poem is called Life and is 14 lines long. Binding is tight, small tear to cloth at top of spine. 295 pages.
b/w portrait Frontispiece. Good/No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Covers bit worn edges and corners bumped. Several tiny stain spots (top corner) One page creased edge. Rear hinge weak. Contents clean and nice. Lucy Larcom was a poet who once worked in the Lowell, Mass. factories.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 16mo Original dark blue cloth, titles in gilt on spine, t.e.g., olive clay-paper endpages, in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. viii, , 295, frontis. Touch of rubbing to the corners, small split in the rear endpaper paper, else fine; jacket with chipping to the edges, age-toning, still very good or better. A nice copy.
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