Fringilla: Some Tales in Verse (Google eBook)

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Elkin Mathews, 1895 - 128 pages
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Page 132 - ... where a stipulation has been made to the contrary, and of printing a separate edition of any of the books for America irrespective of the numbers to which the English editions are limited. The numbers mentioned do not include copies sent to the public libraries, nor those sent for review.
Page 144 - Fcap. 8vo. 3s. 6d. net. Very few remain. MARSTON (PHILIP BOURKE). A LAST HARVEST : LYRICS AND SONNETS FROM THE BOOK OF LIFE.
Page 135 - We refer the reader to the delightful little volume itself, which comes as a welcome interlude amidst the highly wrought introspective poetry of the day."— FRANCIS THOMPSON, in Merry England. " Bliss Carman is the author of a delightful volume of verse,
Page 148 - THE POETRY OF TENNYSON. Third Edition, enlarged. Cr. 8vo. 5*. fid. net. The additions consist of a Portrait, Two Chapters, and the Bibliography expanded. The Laureate himself gave valuable aid in correcting various details. "Mr. Elkin Mathews publishes a new edition, revised and enlarged, of that excellent work, ' The Poetry of Tennyson,
Page 148 - Considered as an aid to the study of the Laureate, this labour of love merits warm commendation. Its grouping of the poems, its bibliography and...
Page 138 - The qualities of Dr. Gordon Hake's work were from the first fully admitted and warmly praised by one of the greatest of contemporary poets, who was also a critic of exceptional acuteness — Rossetti. Indeed, the only two review articles which Rossetti ever wrote were written on two of Dr. Hake's books : * Madeline...
Page 137 - Stephania.' .... Stephania, Otho, and Sylvester II., the three persons of the play, are more than mere names Besides great effort, commendable effort, there is real greatness in this play; and the blank verse is often sinewy and strong with thought and passion.
Page 149 - Renunciations,' is a pure joy. . . . The story of Richard Pelse's life is told with a power not unworthy of" the now disabled hand that drew for us the lonely old age of M. Parent."— MR.
Page 127 - Gray shadow of the evening, gaunt and bare, At random cast, beyond me or above, And cold as memory in the arms of love — If I o'ertook thee now, what should I care? " No morn, or noon, or eve am I...
Page 145 - POOR PEOPLE'S CHRISTMAS. Printed at the AYLESBURY PRESS. 250 copies. i6mo. i^. net, [Very few remain. "Displays the author at his best Mr. Noel always has something to say worth saying, and his technique— though like Browning, he is too intent upon idea to bestow all due care upon form — is generally sufficient and sometimes masterly. We hear too seldom from a poet of such deep and kindly sympathy.

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