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. 1900 Excerpt: ...contemptuous enough, With his cursed smirk, as he nodded applause, And kept off the old mother-cat's claws. IX So, the little Lady grew ...Read MoreThis 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. 1900 Excerpt: ...contemptuous enough, With his cursed smirk, as he nodded applause, And kept off the old mother-cat's claws. IX So, the little Lady grew silent and thin, Paling and ever paling, As the way is with a hid chagrin; 21o And the Duke perceived that she was ailing, And said in his heart, "'Tis done to spite me, "But I shall find in my power to right me!" Don't swear, friend--the Old One, many a year, Is in Hell, and the Duke's self... you shall hear. x Traditional Well, early in autumn, at first winter-warning, """and"1" When the stag had to break with his foot' of a morning, A drinking-hole out of the fresh tender ice That covered the pond till the sun, in a trice, Loosening it, let out a ripple of gold, 220 And another and another, and faster and faster, Till, dimpling to blindness, the wide water rolled: Then it so chanced that the Duke our master Asked himself what were the pleasures in season, And found, since the calendar bade him be hearty, He should do the Middle Age no treason In resolving on a hunting-party. Always provided, old books showed the way of it! What meant old poets by their strictures? And when old poets had said their say of it, 230 How taught old painters in their pictures? We must revert to the proper channels, Workings in tapestry, paintings on pannels, And gather up Woodcraft's authentic traditions: Here was food for our various ambitions, As on each case, exactly stated, --To encourage your dog, now, the properest chirrup, Or best prayer to St. Hubert on mounting your stirrup--We of the household took thought and debated. Blessed was he whose back ached with the jerkin His sire was wont to do forest-work in; 241 Blesseder he who nobly sunk "ohs" And "ahs" while he tugged on his ...Read Less
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