The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

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Harper & brothers, 1899 - 315 páginas

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17
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19
III
26
IV
36
V
42
VI
52
VII
63
VIII
68
XVIII
170
XIX
182
XX
190
XXI
199
XXII
206
XXIII
214
XXIV
219
XXV
224

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72
X
76
XI
88
XII
95
XIII
111
XIV
118
XV
134
XVI
150
XVII
155
XXVI
234
XXVII
240
XXVIII
254
XXIX
260
XXX
264
XXXI
268
XXXII
277
XXXIII
294
XXXIV
305

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Página 313 - I yield thee most hearty thanks that thou hast given me life thus long, to finish this work to the glory of thy name!" That innocent and most exemplary life was drawing rapidly to its close, and in a few days he rendered up his spirit to his Creator, praying God to defend the realm from Papistry.—/.
Página 151 - A gentleman entered the room bearing a rod, and along with him another who had a tablecloth, which, after they had both kneeled three times with the utmost veneration, he spread upon the table, and, after kneeling again, they both retired. Then came two others, one with the rod again, the other with a salt-cellar, a plate, and bread. When they had...
Página 229 - An expression of pleased surprise flitted across Hugh's face, and he exclaimed: to life ? God be praised if it be so ! Our poor lost boy restored to our arms after all these cruel years ! Ah, it seems too good to be true, it is too good to be true — I charge thee, have pity, do not trifle with me!
Página 150 - A gentleman enters the room bearing a rod, and along with him another bearing a tablecloth, which, after they have both kneeled three times with the utmost veneration, he spreads upon the table, and after kneeling again they both retire; then come two others, one with the rod again, the other with a...
Página 22 - No, Tom's life went along well enough, especially in summer. He only begged just enough to save himself, for the laws against mendicancy were stringent, and the penalties heavy; so he put in a good deal of his time listening to good Father Andrew's charming old tales and legends about giants and fairies, dwarfs and genii, and enchanted castles, and gorgeous kings and princes. His head grew to be full of these wonderful things, and many a night as he lay in the dark on his scant and offensive straw,...
Página 17 - In the ancient city of London, on a certain autumn day in the second quarter of the sixteenth century, a boy was born to a poor family of the name of Canty, who did not want him.
Página 73 - The advance-guard of the expected procession now appeared in the great gateway, a troop of halberdiers. " They were dressed in striped hose of black and tawny, velvet caps graced at the sides with silver roses, and doublets of murrey and blue cloth, embroidered on the front and back with the three feathers, the prince's blazon, woven in gold. Their halberd staves were covered with crimson velvet, fastened with gilt nails, and ornamented with gold tassels.
Página 309 - It was not till the end of this reign that any salads, carrots, turnips, or other edible roots, were produced in England.

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