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Σελίδα 15 - About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." " It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some handy idea.
Σελίδα 15 - Familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language.
Σελίδα 117 - When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
Σελίδα 5 - The book for all boys in whom the love of travel and adventure is strong. They will find here plenty to amuse them and much to instruct them besides.
Σελίδα 202 - Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness of heart, as when one goeth with a pipe to come into the mountain of the Lord, to the mighty One of Israel.
Σελίδα 16 - The chapters are so lively in themselves, so mingled with shrewd views of human nature, so full of illustrative anecdotes, that the reader cannot fail to be amused.
Σελίδα 6 - Comprising Pleasure Books of Literature produced in the Choicest Style as Companionable Volumes at Home and Abroad. "We can hardly imagine better books for boys to read or for men to ponder over.
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