The Pirate: A Romance, Band 1

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James Crissy, 1826
 

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A facsimile copy of an early imprint, difficult to read so I bought a Kindle edition, much better for my old eyes. Tale is excellent for anyone with an interest in the Orkney Islands but a bit ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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"Scott's buccaneers in "The Pirate" are admirable, but they lack something human which we find here [in Treasure Island]." --Through the Magic Door, p. 264 Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Seite 272 - All school-days' friendship, childhood innocence? We, Hermia, like two artificial gods, Have with our needles created both one flower, Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion, Both warbling of one song, both in one key; As if our hands, our sides...
Seite 30 - SHE walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies ; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes : Thus mellow'd to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.
Seite 107 - He was a lovely youth ! I guess The panther in the wilderness Was not so fair as he ; And, when he chose to sport and play, No dolphin ever was so gay Upon the tropic sea.
Seite 173 - Was but the prelude to that glorious day, When thou on silver Thames did'st cut thy way, With...
Seite 253 - I pass, like night, from land to land; I have strange power of speech; That moment that his face I see, I know the man that must hear me: To him my tale I teach.

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