Autobiography of an Actress: Or, Eight Years on the Stage

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Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1854 - 448 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 132 - Of all that is most beauteous, imaged there In happier beauty ; more pellucid streams, An ampler ether, a diviner air, And fields invested with purpureal gleams ; Climes which the sun, who sheds the brightest day Earth knows, is all unworthy to survey. Yet there the soul shall enter which hath earned That privilege by virtue.
الصفحة 400 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!
الصفحة 410 - NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE'S WRITINGS. TWICE-TOLD TALES. Two volumes. Price $1.50. THE SCARLET LETTER. Price 75 cents. THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES. Price $1.00. THE SNOW IMAGE, AND OTHER TWICE-TOLD TALES.
الصفحة 396 - Comedy is an imitation of the common errors of our life, which he representeth in the most ridiculous and scornful sort that may be, so as it is impossible that any beholder can be content to be such a one.
الصفحة 411 - GREENWOOD LEAVES. 1st & 2d Series. $1.25 each. POETICAL WORKS. With fine Portrait. Price 75 cents. HISTORY OF MY PETS. With six fine Engravings. Scarlet cloth. Price 50 cents. RECOLLECTIONS OF MY CHILDHOOD.
الصفحة 411 - WHITTIER'S WRITINGS. OLD PORTRAITS AND MODERN SKETCHES. 75 cents. MARGARET SMITH'S JOURNAL. Price 75 cents. SONGS OF LABOR, AND OTHER POEMS. Boards. 50 cts. THE CHAPEL OF THE HERMITS. Cloth. 50 cents.
الصفحة 93 - twas but the wind, Or the car rattling o'er the stony street; On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing Hours with flying feet But hark!
الصفحة 179 - For ill can Poetry express Full many a tone of thought sublime, And Painting, mute and motionless, Steals but a glance of time. But by the mighty actor brought, Illusion's perfect triumphs come, — Verse ceases to be airy thought, And Sculpture to be dumb.
الصفحة 163 - There were no attempts in Fashion at fine writing. I designed the play wholly as an acting comedy. A dramatic, not a literary, success was what I desired to achieve. Caution suggested my not aiming at both at once.
الصفحة 412 - A WOMAN'S BOOK. Cloth. 75 cents. ENGLISH TALES AND SKETCHES. Cloth. $1.00. MEMORABLE WOMEN. Illustrated. $1.00. Mrs. Jameson. CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN. Blue and Gold.

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