Lady Olivia Darlington had wished and longed that her father would make his visit to her this year a little earlier in the season than usual that she might see him in ...Article : 5,591 words
The arrival of the mail has caused considerable activity in the market, and the business dens during the last few days compares favourably with the transactions done during the preceding four ...Article : 695 words
Steadily, steadily, step by step, Up the venturous builders go; Carefully placing stone on stone, Thus the loftiest temples grow. ...Article : 249 words
Old Gregory stood on a rising ground. And viewing the country spread around. Said: "I'm worth a hundred thousand pound!" His ample wealth had increased of late, ...Article : 267 words
Hid away in the loveliest part of Perthshire, nestling among the often-sung Braes of Balquhidder, lies Lock Voel, upon the shores of which Rob Roy lived and died; and where ...Article : 1,718 words
Many and various were the reports circulated, until by the expiration of four days they all settled down into one strong judgment against Kiel—a judgment which Helen's ...Article : 1,868 words
SURVEYING ON THE PRAIRIF.—I was out with a surveying party. As we drew near one of their villages on the frontier with our theodolites and chains and flags and stakes, they swarmed out ...Article : 1,445 words
Scandal, like a kite, to fly well, depend greatly on the length of the tale it has to carry. Is a grocer who knowingly trusts a notorious swindler to be considered a green-grocer? ...Article : 510 words
An advertisement bas several times appeared in the Register informing the public that Mr. E. T. Osbaldiston was prepared to give Turkish baths in his own house. Mr. Osbaldiston having been ...Article : 1,450 words
Not long since, so the story goes, A pleasant argument arose. Between a young and aged mouse Who boarded at a country-house, ...Article : 515 words
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