From: A Book of Strife, In the Form of the Diary of an Old Soul – poems of George MacDonald.
Gloriously wasteful, O my Lord, art thou! 82 more words
The first major publication by George MacDonald (1824-1905) appeared in 1855 and he continued to publish works on an almost yearly basis until 1898. Outwardly, his books are very much in the tradition of the lower cost Victorian gift book: coloured bookbinder’s cloth bindings stamped with coloured and gilt designs, sometimes with an onlaid illustration. 275 more words
The darkness was broken by a growing streak of light accompanied by the sounds of men groaning in effort and a heavy stone being dragged. The five men inside the cave were dirty and tired, but looked with expectant faces as the enormous boulder that blocked the entrance was slowly moved out of the way. 948 more words