Student and Schoolmate

Student and Schoolmate

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...is $50, and the highest $600.....Why is a vain young lady like a confirmed drunkard'! Because neither of them is satisfied with the moderate use of the glass..... Six feet in his boots l " exclaimed Mrs. Partington. " What will the importance of this world come to, I wonder'! Why, they might just as reasonably tell me that the man had six heads in his hat! .."..The once populous town of Harper' s Ferry now contains but seven families, all good Unionists, numbering perhaps forty souls all told.....S0me of the medical journals are much distracted about the custom of lying in bed; the habit of lie-ing out of bed is, we think, a. great deal more to be guarded against.....Some of Mrs. Partington's boys are in the army. A soldier writes that his regiment "received orders to march, but next moming the orders were reprimanded, and we did n't go! .."..Hearing a physician remark that a small blow will break the nose, a rustic exclaimed, " Well, I dunno 'bout that: I've blowed my nose a great many times, and I 've never broke it...".."Mr. Smith, I wish to speak to you privately. Permit to take you apart a few moments." "Oh, certainly, sir, certainly, if you'll promise to put me together again..."..There is a family living in Becket, Mass., composed of the parents and several children, and all the children but one have five fingers on each of their hands, independent of thumbs. 1. God of the na-tions, hear us, And make the fee-ble strong; Our songs of glad thanks2. Arm-'d with the sword of jus-tice, And grasping truth's bright shield ' In heaven our fathers 3. Thou, by whose in-spi-ra-tion Brave tho'ts and deeds have birth;...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845412
  • 9781236845412