Mirror Library Complete Volume 1-11

Mirror Library Complete Volume 1-11

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... me to cut an eye-path to the village spire--a mile across the fields. From my cottage door across this meadow-lawn, steals, with silver foot, the brook I redeemed from its lost strayings, and, all along between brook and river, stand haycocks, not fairies. Now, possess me as well of your where: bout--what you see from your window in Broadway! Is there a sapling on my whole arm that would change root-hold with you'! The hay is heavy this year, and if there were less, I should still feel like taking oil' my hat to the meadow. There is nothing like living in the city, to impress one with the gratuitous liberality of the services rendered one in the country. Here are meadows now, that without hint or petition, pressing or encouragement, pay or consideration, na, careless even of gratitude, shoot me up some bil ions of glass-blades, cloverflowers, white and red, and here and there a nodding regiment of lilies, tall as my chin, and it is understood, I believe, that I am welcome to it all. Now, you may think this is all easy enough, and the meadow is happy to be relieved; but so the eggar might think of your alms, and be as just. But you have made the mono you give him by the sweat of your brow. So has e meadow its grass. " It is estimated," says the Book of Nature, " that an acre of grass-land transpires, in flrenty-four hours, not less than six thousand four hundred quarts of water." Sweat me that without a fee, thou " dollar a visit!" Here comes Villiam from the post, with a handful of papers. The Mirror, withalikcness of Sprague. L likeness in a uiirror could scarce fail, one would hink, and here, accordingly, he is, ---the banker-poet, he Rogers of our country--fit as " as himself to be iis...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236945395
  • 9781236945396