The Early Poems and Sketches of Thomas Hood, Ed. by His Daughter [F.F. Broderip].

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 Excerpt: ...clue, Until we see thy sire before our eyes,--Rolling his gravel walks in Paradise! But he, our great Mac Parent, err'd, and ne'er Have our walks since been fair! Yet Time, who, like the merchant, lives on 'Change, For ever varying, through his varying range, Time maketh all things even! In this strange ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 Excerpt: ...clue, Until we see thy sire before our eyes,--Rolling his gravel walks in Paradise! But he, our great Mac Parent, err'd, and ne'er Have our walks since been fair! Yet Time, who, like the merchant, lives on 'Change, For ever varying, through his varying range, Time maketh all things even! In this strange world, turning beneath high heaven, He hath redeem'd the Adams, and contrived,--(How are Time's wonders hived!) In pity to mankind, and to befriend 'em,--(Time is above all praise,) That he, who first did make our evil ways, Reborn in Scotland, should be first to mend 'em! A FRIENDLY EPISTLE TO MRS. FRY, IN NEWGATE. "Sermons in stones."--As you like It, "Out! out! damned spot l"--Macbeth. I Like you, Mrs. Fry! I like your name! It speaks the very warmth you feel in pressing In daily act round Charity's great flame--I like the crisp Browne way you have of dressing, Good Mrs. Fry! I like the placid claim You make to Christianity,--professing Love, and good works--of course you buy of Barton Beside the young fry's bookseller, Friend Darton! I like, good Mrs. Fry, your brethren mute--Those serious, solemn gentlemen that sport--I should have said, that wear, the sober suit Shaped like a court dress--but for heaven's court. I like your sisters too,--sweet Rachel's fruit--Protestant nuns! I like their stiff support Of virtue--and I like to see them clad With such a difference--just like good from bad! I like the sober colours--not the wet; Those gaudy manufactures of the rainbow--Green, orange, crimson, purple, violet--In which the fair, the flirting, and the vain, go--The others. are a chaste, severer set, In which the good, the pious, and the plain, go--They're moral standards, to know Christians by--In short, they are your colours, Mrs. Fry! ...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150719103
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 68
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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