The rivals. Tracy's ambition. By the author of 'The collegians'. by G. Griffin

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Pagina 74 - So he laves you to guess what a passion she is in, when he makes her lave an infinitive mood without anything to govern it. You can't attribute it to ignorance, for it would be a dhroll thing in airnest, if Juno, the queen of all the gods, didn't know a common rule in syntax ; so that yon have nothing for it but to say that she must be in the very moral of a fury. Such, boys, is the art o' poets, an' the janius o
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Pagina 155 - Since every Jack became a gentleman, There's many a gentle person made a Jack. Q. Eliz. Come, come, we know your meaning, brother Gloster ; You envy my advancement, and my friends' ; God grant we never may have need of you ! Glo.
Pagina 70 - Near this was a wooden sthroker, that is to say, a large rule of smooth and polished deal, used for sthroking lines in the copybook, and also for sthroking the palms of refractory pupils. On the other side lay a lofty heap of copy-books, which were left there by the boys and girls for the purpose of having their copies
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Pagina 76 - For the present however the delinquents are saved by the entrance of a fresh character upon the scene. " The new-comer was a handsome young woman who carried a pet child in her arms and held another by the hand. The sensation of pleasure which ran among the young culprits at her appearance showed her to be their 'great Captain's Captain,' the beloved and loving helpmate of Mr.
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Pagina 75 - The class separated, and a hundred anxious eyes were directed towards the open door. It afforded a glimpse of a sunny green, and a babbling river, over which Mr. Lenigan, followed by his brother David, was now observed in the act of picking his cautious way. At this apparition a sudden change took place in the condition of the entire school. Stragglers flew to their places ; the...

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