The Races of Man: An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography (Google eBook)

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W. Scott, Limited, 1900 - Anthropology - 611 pages
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Page 618 - THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALES. By E. SIDNEY HARTLAND. "Mr. Hartland's book will win the sympathy of all earnest students, both by the knowledge it displays, and by a thorough love and appreciation of his subject, which is evident throughout.
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Page 622 - Ibsen's characters speak and act as if they -were hypnotised, and under their creator's imperious demand to reveal themselves. There never was such a mirror held up to nature before: it is too terrible.
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