Alice Littleton: A Tale

Front Cover
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts, 1859 - English fiction - 268 pages

From inside the book

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 77 - Jesus teach it, when he took little children in his arms and blessed them, and said, " Of such is the kingdom of God...
Page 282 - Ah, to be sure," said Smithson ; " about the cellar." "Yes," continued Fullerton ; "he said, 'I can call spirits from the vasty deep. Landlord, go down to the cellar and bring up a bottle of the best French brandy.' " " Ah, he's a queer fellow, is doctor," said Warton. — " They won't live down here when they're married, will they ? " " Who ? " " Young Cyril Mallow and Joseph Portlock's girl.
Page 145 - ... looking as pale almost as Emmy herself. " Oh, Emmy, dear, dear Emmy, don't believe it : we have had a letter since. I shall never forgive myself as long as I live — never! I left it out ; that hateful paper. Oh dear ! Oh dear! Oh dear!" sobbed poor Lady Jane, once more completely overcome, as she sank into a chair and hid her face in her hands. Little Emilia made a great effort. She got up from her seat with a piteous look ; she went up to her sister-in-law and put her hand on her shoulder....

Bibliographic information