Your luck in your hand

Worthington Company, 1884 - 320 Seiten

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Seite 267 - ... or agitation of manner. Her speech, it is true, has been rapid, but her voice has never been raised to a very high key ; but she now stamps on the ground, and placing her hands on her hips, she moves quickly to the right and left, advancing and retreating in a sidelong direction. Her glances become more fierce and fiery, and her coarse hair stands erect on her head, stiff as the prickles of the hedgehog ; and now she commences clapping her hands, and uttering words of an unknown tongue, to a...
Seite 185 - O wad some power the giftie gie us, To see ourselves as ithers see us, It wad fra mony a blunder free us, And foolish notion.
Seite 12 - In one volume, 512 pp., large crown 8vo., cloth, price 3s. 6d. ; gilt edges, 4s. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner. With an Account of his Travels round Three Parts of the Globe. c;^ A Complete, unabridged Edition of both Parts, with no curtailment of the
Seite 241 - outlandish people, calling themselves Egyptians, using no craft nor feat of merchandise, who have come into this realm and gone from shire to shire and place to place in great company, and used great, subtil, and crafty means to deceive the people...
Seite 274 - The lady herself, as well as the survivor of Faw's followers, contributed to perpetuate the remembrance of the transaction ; for if he wrote a song about it, she wrought it in tapestry ; and this piece of workmanship is still preserved at Culzean Castle. It remains to be mentioned, that the ford, by which the lady and her lover crossed the river Doon from a wood near Cassilis House, is still denominated the Gypsie steps...
Seite 10 - The work shows very plainly that much care and judgment has been used in its compilation ..... The intrinsic worth of its contents and their lasting usefulness admirably adapt it for a present. The eight engravings have been chosen so as to give examples of the highest samples of sacred art.
Seite 14 - Sure to make the eyes of our boys gleam The tone is healthy and robust, and for its kind the book is one of the best we know."— Sword and Trowel.
Seite 241 - ... and crafty means to deceive the people ; bearing them in hand, that they by palmistry could tell men's and women's fortunes; and so many times by craft and subtlety have deceived the people of their money, and also have committed many heinous felonies and robberies.
Seite 12 - This handsome volume cannot fail to command an extensive sale ; it contains both parts of the immortal hero's adventures, and is therefore properly styled a 'complete edition.' A portrait and brief Memoir of Defoe precedes his tale."— Manchester Weekly Post, ''This edition of 'boyhood's classic' will take rank among the best.
Seite 12 - PAPER. Small crown 8vo., 384 pp., cloth, price 3s. 6d. ; gilt edges, 4s. The Ocean Wave: Narratives of some of the Greatest Voyages, Seamen, Discoveries, Shipwrecks, and Mutinies of the World. By HENRY STEWART, Author of " Our Redcoats and Bluejackets," etc. "Mr. Stewart's new work comprises a selection of stories of the sea told in his best style, and being historically accurate, ranks high among popular volumes intended to combine entertainment with instruction. To young and old alike the book...

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