A Bookseller of the Last Century: Being Some Account of the Life of John Newbery, and of the Books He Published, with a Notice of the Later Newberys
Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh, successors to Newbery & Harris, 1885 - 373 strani
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Stran 94 - Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Stran 265 - Haste thee, nymph, and bring with thee Jest, and youthful Jollity, Quips, and cranks,* and wanton* wiles, Nods, and becks, and wreathed smiles, Such as hang on Hebe's cheek, And love to live in dimple sleek; Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides.
Stran 78 - George for being the champion of England ; and by this means had his thoughts insensibly moulded into the notions of discretion, virtue, and honour.
Stran 273 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Stran 6 - Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled : but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Stran 277 - A Pretty Book of Pictures for Little Masters and Misses ; or, Tommy Trip's History of Beasts and Birds.
Stran 93 - A LITTLE PRETTY POCKET-BOOK, intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly.
Stran 146 - In the name of God, Amen : I, Sarah M. Cottrell, of the Town of Scott in the County of Cortland and State of New York, being of sound mind and memory, do make, publish, and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner following, that is to say: First — I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid.
Stran 63 - When he enters a house, his first declaration is, that he cannot sit down; and so short are his visits, that he seldom appears to have come for any other reason but to say, He must go.