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. 1800 Excerpt: ...dismay Could not controul! While the accuser, now grown bold, Thrice o'er, the tale of mischief told. Now Jenkins from the table rose, "Who ...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. 1800 Excerpt: ...dismay Could not controul! While the accuser, now grown bold, Thrice o'er, the tale of mischief told. Now Jenkins from the table rose, "Who ivitb the Parson toy'd?" he cried. "So Mistress Frailty, you must play, "And sport, your wanton hours away. "And with your gold, a pretty joke, "You thought to buy a pleasant cloak; "A screen to hide your shame--but know "I will not blind to ruin go.--"I am no modern Spouse, dy'e see, "Gold will not gild disgrace, with me I" Some say he seiz'd his fearful bride, And came to blows! Day after day, the contest dire Augmented, with resistless ire! And many a drubbing Debby bought For mischief, she her Parrot taught! Thus, Slander turns against its maker; And if this little Story reaches A Spinster, who her Parrot teaches, Let her a better task pursue, And here, the certain Vengeance view Which surely will, in Time, O'ertake Her. Tbe NEGRO GIRL. I. Dark was the dawn, and o'er the deep The boist'rous whirlwinds blew; The Sea-bird wheel'd its circling sweep, And all was drear to view--When on the beach that binds the western shore The love-lorn Zelma stood, list'ning the tempest's roar. II. Her eager Eyes beheld the main, While on her Draco dear She madly call'd, but call'd in vain, No sound could Draco hear, Save the shrill yelling of the fateful blast, While ev'ry Seaman's heart, quick shudder'd as it past. III. White were the billows, wide display'd The clouds were black and low; The Bittern shriek'd, a gliding shade Seem'd o'er the waves to go! The livid flash illum'd the clam'rous main, While Zelma pour'd, unmnrk'd, her melancholy strain. IV. "Be still!" she cried, "loud tempest cease! "O! spare the gallant souls: "The thunder rolls--the winds...Read Less
New. 225 pages. Reprinted from 1800 edition. New 2013 edition in PAPERBACK is SEWN PERFECT BOUND, much more durable than a standard paperback. This is a quality reprint of an old book of historical value. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This is an exact/strict reproduction of text, no changes has been made in respect to the original text. A lot of effort has been made to check and improve each page/scan manually for its quality of text and illustrations (if any, are in b/w). Folded illustrations, if any, are not included in the book. This is not a retyped or an ocr'd book. Index, contents, etc, if any in the original book, are included. This item is printed on demand using good quality natural shade paper. The title of the book, on the cover, is in gold lettering.
New. 235 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1800 edition. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher: Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees by Biggs and Co., Bristol)
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