Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven
We hebben geen reviews gevonden op de gebruikelijke plaatsen.
Overige edities - Alles bekijken
The Half Brothers; Or, the Head and the Hand, Tr. by L. Lawford
Geen voorbeeld beschikbaar - 2019
Agenor AÔssa already appeared approached arms army arrived asked awaited beheld beneath Bertrand better blood Bretons brother captain castle cause Caverley chevalier Christian command constable continued cried crowns death demanded Don Frederick Don Henry Don Pedro Donna Maria door Duguesclin English entered exclaimed eyes face faithful fear followed France gain girl give gold guards hand head heard heart honour hope horse hour hundred journey King knight leave lips listen longer look lord master Mauleon means messire moment Moor Moorish Mothril Muscaron never noble once passed present prince prisoner Queen quitted raised reached received remained replied returned seemed senora side silence sire smile soldiers Spain speak squire sword taken tell tent thing thought thousand troop true turned voice watch whilst wish woman young
Pagina 457 - It is scarcely surprising that Harrison Ainsworth should have secured to himself a very wide popularity, when we consider how happily he has chosen his themes. Sometimes, by the luckiest inspiration, he has chosen a romance of captivating and enthralling fascinations, such as ' Crichton,' the
Pagina 453 - ... practical wisdom — these works abound in illustrations that teach benevolence to the rich, and courage to the poor; they glow with the love of freedom ; they speak a sympathy with all high aspirations, and all manly struggle ; and where, in their more tragic portraitures, they depict the dread images of guilt and woe, they so clear our judgment by profound analysis, while they move our hearts by terror or compassion, that we learn to detect and stifle in ourselves the evil thought which we...
Pagina 457 - Old St. Paul's,' &c. But the readers of Mr. Ainsworth— who number thousands upon thousands — need hardly be informed of this; and now that a uniform edition of his works is published, we do not doubt but that this large number of readers even will be considerably increased.
Pagina 453 - The above are printed on superior paper, bound in cloth. Each volume is embellished with an Illustration ; and this Standard Edition is admirably suited for private, select, and public Libraries. The odd Numbers and Parts to complete volumes may be obtained...
Pagina 453 - No collection of prose fictions, by any single author, contains the same variety of experience — the same amplitude of knowledge and thought — the same combination of opposite extremes, harmonized by an equal mastership of art ; here— lively and sparkling fancies ; there. vigorous passion or practical wisdom — these works abound in illustrations that teach benevolence to the rich, and courage to the poor; they glow with the love of freedom ; they speak a sympathy with all high aspirations,...
Pagina 454 - Old St. Paul's.' Scarcely less ability, or, rather, we should say, perhaps more correctly, scarcely less adroitness in the choice of a new theme, in the instance of one of his latest literary productions, viz., the
Pagina 454 - Admirable Crichton.' Sometimes the scene and the very title of some renowned structure, a palace, a prison, or a fortress. It is thus with the ' Tower of London,' ' Windsor Castle,