Govinda Sánanta, or the history of a Bengal ráiyat, Volume 1

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Page 26 - THE FAIRY BOOK; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of
Page 25 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 22 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
Page 30 - Dryden's Poetical Works. Edited, with a Memoir, Revised Text, and Notes, by WD CHRISTIE, MA, of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Page 26 - To the young, for whom it is especially intended, as a most interesting collection of thrilling tales well told; and to their elders, as a useful handbook of reference, and a pleasant one to take up when their wish is to while away a weary half-hour. We have seen no prettier gift-book for a long time."—ATHENAEUM.
Page 75 - In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe or Erra Pater ; For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of pots of ale ; Resolve by sines and tangents straight, If bread or butter wanted weight ; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day The clock does strike by algebra.
Page 30 - HORACE— THE WORKS OF HORACE, rendered into English Prose, with Introductions, Running Analysis, and Notes, by J.
Page 9 - Told in a light and amusing style, which, in its drollery and quaintness, reminds us of our old favourite Grimm.
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