In the Golden Shell: A Story of Palermo (Google eBook)

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Macmillan and Company, 1872 - 272 pages
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Page 49 - THE FAIRY BOOK; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of
Page 19 - We do not think these heroic stories have ever been more attractively told. . . . There is a deep under-current of religious feeling traceable throughout its pages which is sure to influence young readers powerfully" LONDON REVIEW. " One of the children's books that will surely become a classic.
Page 48 - The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 51 - TIMES. A Book Of Worthies. Gathered from the Old Histories and written anew by the Author of
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Page 48 - Messrs. Macmillan have, in their Golden Treasury Series, especially provided editions of standard works, volumes of selected poetry, and original compositions, which entitle this series to be called classical. Nothing can be better than the literary execution, nothing more elegant than the material workmanship.
Page 33 - She handles her little marvel with that rare poetic discrimination which neither exhausts it of its simple wonders by pushing symbolism too far, nor keeps those wonders in the merely fabulous and capricious stage. In fact, she has produced a true children's poem, which is far more delightful to the mature than to children, though it would be delightful to all.
Page 39 - Trench. Works by R. CHENEVIX TRENCH, DD, Archbishop of Dublin. (For other Works by this Author, see THEOLOGICAL, HISTORICAL, and PHILOSOPHICAL CATALOGUES.) POEMS. Collected and arranged anew. Fcap. 8vo.
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Page 3 - These letters are the exact account of a lady's experience of the brighter and less practical side of colonization. They record the expeditions, adventures, and emergencies diversifying the daily life of the wife of a New Zealand sheep-farmer ; and, as each was written while the novelty and excitement of the scenes it describes were fresh upon her, they may succeed in giving here in England an adequate impression of the delight and freedom of an existence so far removed from our own highly-wrought...

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