A Man's Heart, a Poem

A Man's Heart, a Poem

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...do no more, His mournful prophecy of love and grief Fulfilled itself: and breathing the one name, He laid his head upon his father's breast, And clasped the sympathizing hand, and died. They sleep together, in one humble grave, Under the ancient yew that overlooks The moss-grown portico of Erlwood Church. And thither every morn a maiden comes To tend the flowers; and thither every night A father strays lamenting for his son. THE END. London: Printed by Smith, Elder and Co., Little Green Arbour Court, E.C. Lately Published, the Second Edition of LIFE AND LIBERTY IN AMERICA. By Dr. C. MACKAY. In Two Volumes, post 8vo, with Ten Tinted Illustrations, price 21s. cloth. "'Life and Liberty in America' is a fresh, bright, and hopeful book, worthy of the author whose songs are oftenest heard on the Atlantic. The author of 'The Good Time Coming' writes as healthily as he sings, describing, as he tells lis, 'Life' as he saw it, and 'Liberty' as he studied it, both in the North and in the South."--Athenceum. "This work conveys a large amount of information concerning America, presented in a pleasant and readable form. Dr. Mackay gives a succession of pictures taken from society as it is, and tells you, in common-sense fashion, what he thinks about them. The volumes are filled with the kind of information which nineteen persons out of twenty who wish to read about America desire to possess."--British Quarterly Review. "The sketches that Dr. Mackay gives of things across the water, are vigorous and interesting. He does justice to the wonders of nature, and to the almost equally wonderful social phenomena of the New World. His pictures of the great rivers, cities, and forests of the West are striking.... His account of Niagara is one of...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236524527
  • 9781236524522