Littell's Living Age Volume 189

Littell's Living Age Volume 189

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...of it was indescribable, I never enjoyed a meal more in all my life, and shall probably never do-_: io again until I ride ahundred miles in keeri; bright air living on bread and jam'. ' 'B'ut duririg the whole night I was drinking water._ fin the morning the door.=i'-'qm= sieepih 'hut was burst violently open' and a' big bla'ckand-tan collie rushed in, who madeinsztattt overtures of afiection to me and t'nI'lo"(l'b,"' leaping into my bunk, where 'he 'l'ay'until the boundary rider who lived close by called to him. Oddly enough, two months later I owned that very dog, for when his master left Mossgiel, at which I worked so long as butcher and milkman, I was made a boundary rider myself. and bought him. Charlie, my mate, obtained employment as well, and was there yet when after six months I returned to Melbourne on my way home to England. MORLEY ROBERTS. From The Nineteenth Century. A STONE BOOK. THE newly completed north front of Westminster Abbey will have attracted the notice and the admiration of many thousands who pass it in their daily travelling. The greatness of the architecture comes all the fresher upon us for its long concealment under piles of scaffolding and years of soot and smoke. But comparatively few have time and opportunity to study the many-storied sculptures with which the noble facade is covered. Nor, indeed, without some words of guidance, could they easily read the interpretation of them all. The north transept, the most frequented entrance into Westminster Abbey, is also that portion of the exterior to which the eyes of foreigners and strangers are first attracted, and upon which they rest last as they leave the church. It is also the more venerable of the two great...show more

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  • Paperback | 646 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,134g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236933370
  • 9781236933379