Ventures in Verse (Google eBook)

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Methuen, 1898 - 123 pages
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Page 25 - A very remarkable book, deserving of critical analysis impossible within our limit ; brilliant, but not superficial ; well considered, but not elaborated ; constructed with the proverbial art that conceals, but yet allows itself to be enjoyed by readers to whom fine literary method is a keen pleasure.'— The World. A CHANGE OF AIR. Sixth Edition. 'A graceful, vivacious comedy, true to human nature. The characters are traced with a masterly hand.
Page 36 - BOWMAKER. MODERN CIVILIZATION IN SOME OF ITS ECONOMIC ASPECTS. By W. CUNNINGHAM, DD, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. THE PROBLEM OF THE UNEMPLOYED. 'By JA HOBSON, BA LIFE IN WEST LONDON. By ARTHUR SHERWELL, MA Second Edition.
Page 26 - AN ADVENTURER OF THE NORTH : The Last Adventures of ' Pretty Pierre.' Second Edition. ' The present book is full of fine and moving stories of the great North, and it will add to Mr. Parker's already high reputation.' — Glasgow Herald. THE SEATS OF THE MIGHTY. Illustrated. Eleventh Edition. Mr. Parker has produced a really fine historical novel.
Page 4 - The Westminster Commentaries General Editor. WALTER LOCK, DD, Warden of Keble College, Dean Ireland's Professor of Exegesis in the University of Oxford. The object of each commentary is primarily exegetical, to interpret the author's meaning to the present generation.
Page 12 - The whole art of war in its historic evolution has never been treated on such an ample and comprehensive scale, and we question if any recent contribution to the exact history of the world has possessed more enduring value.
Page 10 - BALLADS OF THE BRAVE: Poems of Chivalry, Enterprise, Courage, and Constancy. Edited by Rev. F. LANGBRIDGE. Second Edition. Crown Svo. 3^. 6d. School Edition. 2s. 6d. 'A very happy conception happily carried out. These "Ballads of the Brave" are intended to suit the real tastes of boys, and will suit the taste of the great majority.
Page 34 - ROBINSON. THE SQUIRE OF WANDALES. By A. SHIELD. A REVEREND GENTLEMAN. By JM COBBAN. A DEPLORABLE AFFAIR. By WE NORRIS. A CAVALIER'S LADYE. By Mrs. DICKER. THE PRODIGALS. By Mrs. OLIPHANT. THE SUPPLANTER. By P. NEUMANN. A MAN WITH BLACK EYELASHES. By HA KENNEDY. A HANDFUL OF EXOTICS. By S. GORDON. -AN ODD EXPERIMENT. By HANNAH LYNCH. TALES OF NORTHUMBRIA. By HOWARD PEASE. HALF-CROWN NOVELS Crown 8vo.
Page 24 - Edition. * The tender reverence of the treatment and the imaginative beauty of the writing have reconciled us to the daring of the conception. This "Dream of the World's Tragedy" is a lofty and not inadequate paraphrase of the supreme climax of the inspired narrative.
Page 8 - The ballads teem with imagination, they palpitate with emotion. We read them with laughter and tears ; the metres throb in our pulses, the cunningly ordered words tingle with life ; and if this be not poetry, what is ? '—Pall Mall Gazette.
Page 11 - Gibbon. THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. By EDWARD GIBBON. A New Edition, Edited with Notes, Appendices, and Maps, by JB BURY, LL.D., Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. In Seven Volumes. Demy 8vo.

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