Uncle Tim, and Other Tales; With Engravings

Uncle Tim, and Other Tales; With Engravings

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... radiant with smiles. Mr. and Mrs. Howard, this is Mr. Li, an old acquaintance, I believe. There was a moment of mutual embarrassment and surprise, soon dispelled, however, by the frank cordiality of Edward. Mr. Lisat down, but could scarce withdraw his eyes from the countenance of Augusta, in whose eloquent face he now recognised a beauty of a higher cast than even in her earlier days. He glanced about the apartment. It was simply, but tastefully furnished, and wore an air of retired, domestic comfort. There were books, engravings, and musical instruments. Above all, there were four ha py, healthylooking children, pursuing studies or sports at the farther end of the room. After a short conversation they regained the street. Dallas, you are a happy man, said Mr. L; that family will be a mine of jewels to you. He was right. Every soul saved from pollution and ruin is a jewel to him that reclaims it, whose lustre only eternity can disclose; and therefore it is written, They that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament, and they that turn many to righteousness, as the stars for ever and ever. LITTLE EDWARD. WERE any of you born in New-England, in the good old catechising, church-going, schoolgoing, orderly times? If so, you may have seen my Unc c Abel; the most perpendicular, rectangular, upright, downright good man that ever laboured six days and rested on the seventh. You remember his hard, weather-beaten countenance, where eve line seemed drawn with a pen of iron anld the point of a diamond; his considerate gray e es, that moved over objects as if it were not vest to be in a hurry about seeing; the circumspect opening and shutting of his mouth; his...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236639103
  • 9781236639103