The author of that book
," said the curate, "was the same that wrote
After the most conscientious revision the book
had last year been published, and had been distributed among the booksellers.
Oh, we'll write a famous book
between us, Captain Jim.
It now occurred to me--after the movement which I had detected on the part of the Major--that the clew might quite as probably present itself in the form of a book
His Hiawatha was a new book
during one of those terrible Lake Shore winters, but all the other poems were old friends with me by that time.
When we grew older, what happy hours did we not spend with our books
She did not expect that Tom could get out of his trouble by denying that he spilt the ink on the book
himself; and she was right.
Thus it was that we lunched together amid the books
and birds, in an exquisite solitude a deux; for the ringer of the silver bell had disappeared, having left a dainty meal in readiness--for two.
Over and over again in my past experience among my perishing fellow-creatures, the members of the notoriously infidel profession of Medicine had stepped between me and my mission of mercy-- on the miserable pretence that the patient wanted quiet, and that the disturbing influence of all others which they most dreaded, was the influence of Miss Clack and her Books
He then acquainted the finder that he knew the lady to whom the book
belonged, and would endeavour to find her out as soon as possible, and return it her.
was published in 1840, and was at once talked of everywhere.
Indeed, on these occasions he would feel so encouraged, he would carry his daring to such a pitch, that, rising softly from his chair, he would approach the bookshelves, take thence a book
, and read over to himself some passage or another.