Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color
"[...]eye. Slowly the rector preceded the pall-bearers up the central aisle of the church, while the vestured choir began the stately anthem: "Lord, let me know my end, and the number of my days; that I may be certified how long I have to live. "Behold, thou hast made my days as it were a span long, and mine age is even as nothing in respect of thee; and verily every man living is altogether vanity." It was for a young man that this solemn anthem was being sung-for a man who had died in his twenty-fifth year, at the moment of his first success, and when life opened temptingly before him. He bore a name known in American history, and his friends had supposed that he would be called to the bar, like his[...]."
- Paperback | 222 pages
- 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
- 25 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations