John Halifax, Gentleman

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Harper & Brothers, publishers, 1859 - 503 pages
 

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Page 106 - His certain life, that never can deceive him, Is full of thousand sweets, and rich content : The smooth-leaved beeches in the field receive him With coolest shades, till...
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