Gutta Percha Willie, the Working Genius

Portada
Henry S. King & Company, 65 Cornhill and 12 Paternoster row, 1873 - 212 páginas
 

Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario

Crítica de los usuarios - Marcar como inadecuado

Another delightful story by George MacDonald.The rise of a humble little boy to true greatness by exemplifying a Christ like approach to the life he has been given. It is about true love, ingenuity and perseverance!

Crítica de los usuarios - Marcar como inadecuado

MacDonald tells the tale of a boy named Willie MacMichael knew the importance of minding his own "business" and working with his hands. This tale encourages readers to consider a life like that prescribed in 1 Thessalonians 4:11.

Contenido

I
1
II
7
III
19
IV
28
V
37
VI
56
VII
65
VIII
76
XIII
122
XIV
129
XV
137
XVI
146
XVII
149
XVIII
160
XIX
164
XX
176

IX
86
X
96
XI
107
XII
115
XXI
186
XXII
196
XXIII
203
XXIV
207

Otras ediciones - Ver todas

Términos y frases comunes

Pasajes populares

Página 21 - Crown 8vo. 3-f. 6d. *'The author of these verses has written a very touching story of the human heart in the story he tells with such pathos and power, of an affection cherished so long and so secretly. . . . It is not the least merit of these pages that they are everywhere illumined with moral and religious sentiment suggested, not paraded, of the brightest, purest character."— Standard.
Página 16 - Makes one understand how going round the world is to be done in the quickest and pleasantest manner, and how the brightest and most cheerful of travellers did it with eyes wide open and keen attention all on the alert, with ready sympathies, with the happiest facility of hitting upon the most interesting features of nature and the most interesting characteristics of man, and all for its own sake." — Spectator. " We can only commend, which we do very heartily, an eminently sensible and readable...
Página 22 - The volume is anonymous ; but there is no reason for the author to be ashamed of it. The ' Poems of Italy' are evidently inspired by genuine enthusiasm in the cause espoused ; and one of them, ' The Execution of Felice Orsini,' has much poetic merit, the event celebrated being told with dramatic force.
Página 11 - A charming little volume, written with singular felicity of style and illustration." — Times. "A very pleasant little book, which is always, whether it deal in paradox or earnest, cheerful, genial, scholarly.
Página 5 - The little volume is precisely of the stamp to win the favour of those who, in choosing a gift for a boy, would consult his moral development as well as his temporary pleasure.
Página 5 - BOOKS FOR THE YOUNG. Brave Men's Footsteps. A Book of Example and Anecdote for Young People. By the Editor of "Men who have Risen.
Página 14 - YOUMANS (Eliza A.). An Essay on the Culture of the Observing Powers of Children, especially in connection with the Study of Botany. Edited, with Notes and a Supplement, by Joseph Payne, FCP, Author of " Lectures on the Science and Art of Education,
Página 14 - FIRST BOOK OF BOTANY. Designed to Cultivate the Observing Powers of Children. With 300 Engravings, New and Cheaper Edition. Crown 8vo.
Página 7 - There is a poetical simplicity and picturesqueness ; the noblest heroism ; unpretentious religion ; pure love, and the spectacle of a household brought up in the fear of the Lord " — Illustrated London News. " This charming specimen of Eugene Pelletan's tender grace, humour, and hightoned morality.
Página 11 - The volume contains many interesting details, including some important documents. It will amply repay those who read it, whether as a chapter of the constitutional history of England or as the life of a great Englishman,

Información bibliográfica