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 ...
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 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, ...
Good. A good vintage copy. Binding is tight and square. Text is clean but has yellowed. Dark brown colored cloth boards have gilt lettering. Edges have light wear and corners are lightly bumped. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name is written on page following first front end paper. Careful packaging and fast shipping. We recommend EXPEDITED MAIL for even faster delivery.
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.
No date but probably around 1900. Leather bound with picture of girl with pigtails and decorations on front. Binding is in poor condition with the top inch of the front burned. Rest of book is in poor to fair condition, some pages loose, edges ragged,
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