A practical German grammar (Google eBook)

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H. Holt, 1898 - German language - 421 pages
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Page 424 - An admirable collection of German lyrics, well adapted for the use of college classes. The biographical and critical notes are of the right kind, lucid, scholarly, and instructive; and the poems are selected with good judgment. George T. Files, Professor in...
Page 428 - A noble contribution to the history of civilization, and valuable not only to students of German literature, but to all who are interested in the progress of our race.
Page 436 - destined to be a standard work for both professional and general uses
Page 436 - The Nation -.—Quite the best brief manual of its subject that we know. National traits are well brought out without neglecting organic connections with the mother country. Forces and movements are as well handled as personalities, the influence of writers hardly less than their individuality.
Page 428 - The range of vision is comprehensive, but the details are not obscured. The splendid panorama of German literature is spread out before us from the first outburst of heroic song in the dim days of the migrations, down to the latest disquieting productions of the Berlin school.
Page 430 - Whitney's Compendious German Grammar. Noted for authority, clearness, and helpful comparisons of English and German. A Text-book at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, etc., etc. Vocab. 472 pp.
Page 424 - ... written. I am especially pleased with the constant attention paid to the relation between the poems and the music to which they have been set. Charles Bundy Wilson, Profes sor in University of Iowa:— A gem. The selec;ions are wisely made, and the notes are interesting and scholarly. Isabella Watson, Instructor in Carleton College, Minn.:— I.
Page 428 - For the first time German literature has been depicted with a spirit that imparts to it organic unity . . . rich in wellweighed, condensed judgments of writers . . . not mere rewordings of the opinions of standard critics. . . . The style is clear, crisp, and unobtrusive; . . . destined to be a standard work for both professional and general uses.
Page 156 - Ay, now am I in Arden ; the more fool I : when I was at home, I was in a better place : but travellers must be content.
Page 433 - Klenze's Deutsche Gedichte. An attractive and reasonably full collection of the best German poems carefully edited. With portraits. 331 pp.

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