Harper's; (1886) Volume 73

Harper's; (1886) Volume 73

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...iitnos of 9-D0110 aiul Diana. "'15:: i"_"'9ilfly dear Bessie," she said, with gum Imlpirit as was possible to a rather lauWrk 0 hn who had so much of that sort of " i"1fl--"here is one of the very splen didaat things in this whole town. That is the celebrated Apollo, and that," she said, pointing to his no less famous sister, "is---Appolinaris." This reminded me ofa scene I witiiessed at the Centeniiial. I was standing before the statue of "The Young Achilles" iii the Annex, when a portly lady, accompanied by a couple of grown-up girls (I hope they were not Vermonters), came iip. After reading the card, she said: "Ah, now! Yes; that's the young Arcliilnsl Now don't he look swccti" THE following is sent as an iiidieation of the cheerful resignation of some of the itinerants, by the pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church in an inland town, who says: Not long since one of the preachers in this district of the Illinois Conference sent the following quaint epistle to his Presiding Elder. The writer of the poem is a genius in his way. Ho liiiiisclf built the wagon in which he travels his circuit, and has invented a fly brush which works with a treadle for the table, and tho table itself is made with two circular tops, the lower one stationary, and the upper one revolving, whenever one of his children de-. sires anything opposite him, by simply giving it n whirl. I think this ought to be interest-ing, as I have found nothing so quaint for a long tiine: B---, ILLINOIS, March, --. Bea.---: Dssu Buornizn, --I have received since Conference from Bath Society. 81; from Union, $1. No one ninkes any efifort in that direction. I can only trust and wait. I have...show more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 794g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236961714
  • 9781236961716