3 edition of Sketches from Life in Town and Country and Some Verses found in the catalog.
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Sketches from Life in Town and Country and Some Verses | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carpenter, Edward, Sketches from life in town and country. New York, The Macmillan Co.; [etc., etc.] Excerpt from Sketches From Life in Town and Country: And Some Verses Townsfolk get their facial muscles pretty well exercised; they have to twitch some sort of greeting to their fellow-cits a hundred times a day.
In country people the muscles of expres sion, from disuse, cease to act, or never get developed at all.5/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carpenter, Edward, Sketches from life in town and country.
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London: J. Hogarth, . Fanny Huntington Runnells Poole (–) was an American writer. She was a book reviewer for Home Journal (later, Town and Country),and the author of A Bank of Violets (verse), ; Three Songs of Love (music), ; and Mugen (verse), She also compiled an unpublished poetical anthology.
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The picture of social life there presented gives a full view of the place which she held in private and in public life. Full text of "Belford Regis; or, Sketches of a country town" See other formats. Numerous later sketches of a New England town, “Deephaven,” that resembled South Berwick, were published in The Atlantic Monthly and were collected in Deephaven (), her first book.
There followed many other collections of stories and vignettes, often first published in the Century, Harper’s, or the Atlantic. In medieval and modern times album denotes a book of blank pages in which verses, among the best of her books being a series of sketches of country life (). containing some nude sketches for the arrangement of the subject.
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See more ideas about Jesus pictures, Jesus laughing and Christian art pins. PREFACE The following Sketches owe their existence chiefly to frequent peregrinations in Chinese cities, with pencil and note-book in hand.
Some of them were written for my friend Mr. Balfour of Shanghai, and by him published in the columns of the Celestial have been revised and partly re-written; others appear now for the first time. As an artist, Lydia has spent her life trying to record a bit God's handiwork as seen in the great and the small.
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He trained as an engraver before moving to the United States for three years, then returned to England to work as a commercial traveller. In the late s, Riley returned to the U.S., where .some ambulance roads IN the Stars and Stripes of Mathere was published, under the general headline of "Life Stirs Again in Ravished Countryside Once Bounded by Death Swept Valleys," a series of sketches dealing with the rehabilitation of the territory over which the Yanks fought during the German advance from the Aisne, and the.
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