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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...Returned the old Saturnian reign And Golden Age once more. The Child Christ. Jesus, the Son of God, am I, Born here to suffer and ...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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...Returned the old Saturnian reign And Golden Age once more. The Child Christ. Jesus, the Son of God, am I, Born here to suffer and to die According to the prophecy, That other men may live! The Virgin. And now these clothes, that wrapped him, take And keep them precious, for his sake; Our benediction thus we make, Nought else have we to give. She gives them swaddling clothes, and they depart. V. THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT. Here shall Joseph come in, leading an astt, on which are seated Mart and the Child. Mary. Here will we rest, under these O'erhanging branches of the trees, Where robins chant their Litanies, And canticles of joy. Joseph. My saddle-girths have given way With trudging through the heat to-day; To yon I think it is but play To ride and hold the boy. Mary. Hark! how the robins shont and sing, As if to hail their infant King! I will alight at yonder spring To wash his little coat. Joseph. And I will hobble well the ass, Lest, being loose upon the grass, He should escape; for, by the mass, He is nimble as a goat. Here Mart shall alight and go to the spring. Mary. O Joseph! I am much afraid, For men are sleeping in the shade; I fear that we shall be waylaid, And robbed and beaten sore! Here a band of robbers shall be seen sleeping, two of whom shall rise and come forward. Dumachus. Cock's soul! deliver up your gold! Joseph. I pray you, Sirs, let go your hold! Of wealth I have no store. Dumachus. Give up your money! Titus. Prithee cease'. Let these good people go in peace! Dumachus. First let them pay for their release, And then go on their way. Titus. These forty groats I give in fee, If thou wilt only silent be. Mary. May God be merciful to thee Upon the Judgment Day I Jesus. When thirty years shall have gone by, I, at Jerusalem shall die, ...Read Less
Fair. No DJ. 16mo-over 5¾"-6¾" tall. 1886 Hard Cover. Houghton Mifflin-Publisher. No DJ. 319 pgs. Previous owner name ffep. Front paste down with owner name plate removed. Dark brown boards with heavy shelf/edge wear. Corners bumped. Top and bottom of spine beginning to fray. Soiling to boards. Pages moderately tanned. Binding showing little give. All pages solid. Several pages with corner bend. Few with smudges. Just a very few pages with penciled reader notations. Almost all pages are unmarked. Reader copy.
Fair. No Jacket Issued. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Publisher's '1883' date on title page. Bound in publisher's decorated blue cloth covers. 445 numbered pages. A complete copy with loads of wear and well split hinges. All pages present.
2/-1. Fair/No Jacket null This hardcover is an ex-library copy. Hinges repaired. Usual library markings including a torn fly leaf from removal of envelope. Pages yellowing. 492 pages. No dustjacket. Olive green boards with gold foil lettering and decorations. Part of the household editions of the poets.
Good. Maroon hardcover is rubbed and worn. Edges rubbed. Corners are very worn. Letters on cover and spine are not legible. Soiling. Chipping on end sheets. Previous owner name on inside front cover. Pages tight and clean. Overall good condition! ; 24mo 5"-6" tall; 363 pages.
Fair. No Jacket. 1883. Book Condition: Poor. Stained and moderately worn boards with secure binding and shaken spine; pages toned with minor water damage otherwise unmarked. Bookseller Inventory #POET123.
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