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A Little Boy Lost

Auhtor: W Hudson

Language: english
Published: 1905

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Review by O. Brown, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Little Boy Lost':

A Preface to Paradise Lost is one of C. S. Lewiss most famous scholarly works. The book had its genesis in Lewiss Ballard Matthews Lectures which he delivered at the University College of North Wales in 1941.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Boy Lost':


... his pinafore, he turned and ran out of the room and away as fast as he could go. Away went his father after him, stick in hand, and out of the gate into ...
... puzzled before over the mystery of the echoes. Now this Mirage was a glittering whiteness that looked just like water, always shining and dancing before ...
... wing-cases just enough to throw out a pair of fine gauzy wings that had been neatly folded up beneath them, and flew away. [Illustration: ]. Martin, ...
... filled with a cloud of dust then in his excitement he kicked over chairs, pots, kettles, and whatever came in his way, while he kept on revolving round ...
... cried for the poor slain bird, replied the Queen. He will never remember it without grief, and I forgive him.. He went away from his home and ...
... thought that it might be old Jacob, who would punish him for running away. He opened his eyes very quickly then. What do you think he saw. An ostrich-that ...
... its legs in a bunch as if about to spring, and finally stretching itself straight out towards him again, its round flat head and long smooth body ...
... stream, a branch of the river he had left, and much shallower, so that he could easily cross from side to side, and he could also see the bright pebbles ...
... person of the company kept inside the circle, and whenever one or more of the others came forward a few steps he held up his hand and begged them to go ...
... after a rest, he went on again, and when he got to the top of the high ground beyond the valley, he saw another valley before him, just like the one ...
... that before he had pushed a dozen yards through them he sank down, unable to do more. The air was hot and close and still down there on the ground, ...
... but when he reached the bed of ferns he all at once saw, sitting among the tall fronds on a stone, a strange-looking woman in a green dress, who ...
... he came at last out of the passage to an open room or space so wide that, look which way he would, he could see no end to it. The stone roof of this ...
... and bleeding from the sharp stones, how I comforted you with my love, and you found it warm and pleasant lying on my breast. The sea will not ...
... milk then taking some on her finger tip, she made him hold his eyes wide open while she rubbed it on the eye-balls. It made his eyes smart, and everything ...
... was spoken to him, that it was the sound of the sea, and tears of delight came to his eyes, and at the same time his heart was sick and sad with longing ...
... made him remember his beautiful mother, now perhaps crying alone in the cave on the mountain, no little Martin resting on her bosom, and he cried ...
... white hair floating over and around its head. At all events it was white for a moment, then it looked green-a great green beard which the old ...
... short time after its appearance cries as of birds were heard at a great distance. The cries came from various directions, growing louder and louder, ...
... was a German poet and novelist.Table Of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS* * *Cover PageTitle PageChapter I The Home On The Great Plain,. Ii ...