The Publishers Weekly, Volume 90, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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F. Leypoldt, 1916 - American literature
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Page 96 - those whose minds are open to such immoral influences and into whose hands this book may fall. So you will see from this rule that it is not a question for you to determine whether this book would tend to corrupt the morals of any one of you, or of the court, or of
Page 96 - Matter is said to be obscene when its tendency is to excite libidinous thoughts and desires or to corrupt and deprave those whose minds are open to such immoral influences and into whose hands it may fall.
Page 205 - Tennyson's The Princess, or Gareth and Lynette, Lancelot, and Elaine and The Passing of Arthur. Browning's Cavalier Tunes, The Lost Leader, How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix, Home Thoughts from Abroad. Home Thoughts from the Sea, Incident of the French Camp, Hervé Riel, Pheidippides.
Page 204 - READING GROUP I—CLASSICS IN TRANSLATION Two to be Selected The Old Testament, comprising at least the chief narrative episodes in Genesis, Exodus, Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, and Daniel, together with the books of Ruth and Esther. Homer's Odyssey, with the omission, if desired, of Books I, II, III, IV, V, XV, XVI,
Page 205 - Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies, or Selections (about 150 pages). Dana's Two Years Before the Mast. Lincoln's Selections, including at least the two Inaugurals, the Speeches in Independence Hall and at Gettysburg, the Last Public Address, and Letter to Horace Greeley, together with a brief memoir or estimate of Lincoln. Parkman's The Oregon Trail. Thoreau's Waiden.
Page 205 - GROUP III—ORATORY. One to be Selected. Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America. Macaulay's Two Speeches on Copyright, and Lincoln's Speech at Cooper Union. Washington's Farewell Address, and Webster's First Bunker Hill Oration. GROUP IV—ESSAYS. One to be Selected. Carlyle's Essay on Burns, with a selection • from Burns's Poems. Macaulay's Life of Johnson. Emerson's Essays
Page 351 - Smith's Commerce and Industry By J. RUSSELL SMITH, Professor of Industry in the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania. 554 pp.
Page 428 - Newspapers and periodicals; but the term "periodicals" as herein used shall be understood to embrace only unbound or paper-covered publications issued within six months of the time of entry, devoted to current literature of the day, or containing current literature as a predominant feature, and issued regularly at stated periods, as weekly, monthly, or quarterly, and bearing the date of issue.
Page 420 - pounds or less, and not exceeding 50 cents per pound, actual weight, on each shipment weighing more than 100 pounds, and the liability of the express company is limited to the value above stated unless a greater value is declared at time of shipment, and the declared value in excess of the value specified
Page 205 - Last Duchess, Up at a Villa—Down in the City, The Italian in England, The Patriot, "De Gustibus—," The Pied Piper, Instans Tyrannus. Selections from American Poetry, with special attention to Poe, Lowell, Longfellow, and Whittier.

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