The St. James's Magazine Volume 2

The St. James's Magazine Volume 2

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...for home's independence, have devastated the fair plains of France or England? In ten years' time, where will be the United States?--where the Austrian Empire?--will Schleswig-Holstein still be a bone of contention? Will Italy be a nation united and strong? or will it have reverted to priest-beridden anarchy? Will India yet be tranquil, in increasing prosperity? Will the Danubian provinces still sand forth their corn by fleets-full? and, nearer home, will our masses still be the quiet, contented people of to-day? On these, and a thousand other contingencies, wheel within wheel, depend the destinies of the nation; and, as things now stand, he would be a bold man who would venture to say what will be the rate of increase, or the social division, of the population of the United Kingdom, when, ten years hence, the enumerator shall again pursue his course from door to door. FOR THE YOUNG OF THE HOUSEHOLD. IN COZY NOOK. A GREAT TRIAL. BY MRS. 8. C. HALL. Th Kkk young things were with me in the far corner, behind the heavy drapery of the window that opens into the conservatory. I had one of the dogs on my lap, and had just turned out the other, who had mode two deliberate attempts to bite Benjy's legs. She could not succeed, because her mouth is too small to take into it anything larger than the smallest finger of a baby's hand--and that I hope she may never have a chance of doing. But though Benjy is a brave, bluff little fellow, and a dear friend of mine, his round cheeks were flushed, and he confessed he did not like to have that "wee white dog barking at, and twiddling her teeth round his stockings." So I turned her out. One of my other friends was a slim young lady who had just laid down her bow and arrows and taken off a pretty, modest, ladylike...show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236669592
  • 9781236669599