Reuben Sachs: A Sketch (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1889 - 305 pages
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User Review  - StrangeBedfellows - Goodreads

This is the sort of book that I would never have picked up had I not been required to read it for class. It's dry, tedious, uneventful . . . really not a pleasure to read. There's a cleverness to Levy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

Leaves you wondering what more Amy Levy might have achieved had she not committed suicide in 1889, in her late 20s. After reading this novel, Oscar Wilde described Levy as 'a girl of genius', and in ... Read full review

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Page 284 - Guesses at Truth. By Two BROTHERS. New Edition. The Cavalier and his Lady. Selections from the Works of the First Duke and Duchess of Newcastle. With an Introductory Essay by EDWARD JENKINS, Author of "Ginx's Baby,
Page 283 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 289 - THE ROMAN AND THE TEUTON. A Series of Lectures delivered before the University of Cambridge. With Preface by Professor MAX MCLLER. HEREWARD THE WAKE— LAST OF THE ENGLISH. THE HERMITS. MADAM HOW AND LADY WHY; or, FIRST LESSONS IN EARTH LORE FOR CHILDREN. AT LAST; A CHRISTMAS IN THE WEST INDIES.
Page 283 - THE SONG BOOK. Words and Tunes from the best Poets and Musicians. Selected and arranged by JOHN HULLAH, Professor of Vocal Music in King's College, London.
Page 283 - BACON'S ESSAYS AND COLOURS OF GOOD AND EVIL. With Notes and Glossarial Index. By W. ALDIS WRIGHT, MA THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS from this World to that which is to come.
Page 282 - MORTE D'ARTHUR. Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur, and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table. The Edition of Caxton, revised for Modern Use. With an Introduction, Notes, and Glossary, by Sir EDWARD STRACHEY. " It is with perfect confidence that we recommend this edition of the old romance to every class of readers.
Page 300 - PENROSE'S (REv. JOHN) Faith and Practice ; an Exposition of the Principles and Duties of Natural and Revealed Religion. Post Svo. Ss. 6d. (FC) Principles of Athenian Architecture, and the Optical Refinements exhibited in the Construction of the Ancient Buildings at Athens, from a Survey. With 40 Plates. Folio.
Page 181 - The difficulties which my health, my indecision, my 'procrastination,' as M. de Charlus called it, placed in the way of my carrying out any project, had made me put off from day to day, from month to month, from year to year, the elucidation of certain suspicions as also the accomplishment of certain desires.
Page 303 - Stephen (CE)— THE SERVICE OF THE POOR; Being an Inquiry into the Reasons for and against the Establishment of Religious Sisterhoods for Charitable Purposes. By CAROLINE EMILIA STEPHEN. Crown 8vo. 6s. 6d. "The ablest advocate of a better line of work in this direction that we have ever seen.
Page 300 - THE ENGLISH POETS. Selections, with Critical Introductions by various Writers and a General Introduction by MATTHEW ARNOLD. Edited by TH Ward, MA 4 Vols.

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