The Man of Genius (Google eBook)

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W. Scott, 1896 - Genius - 370 pages
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Page 234 - Elle seule les sait rafraîchir en pleurant. Est-elle brune, blonde ou rousse ? Je l'ignore. Son nom? Je me souviens qu'il est doux et sonore Comme ceux des aimés que la Vie exila. Son regard est pareil au regard des statues, Et, pour sa voix, lointaine, et calme, et grave, elle a L'inflexion des voix chères qui se sont tues.
Page 372 - Life of Bunyan. By Canon Venables. " A most intelligent, appreciative, and valuable memoir." — Scotsman. Life of Burns. By Professor Blackie. "The editor certainly made a hit when he persuaded Blackie to write about Burns."— Pall Mall Gazette.
Page 381 - 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. . . . Yet we must return to Ibsen, with his remorseless surgery, his remorseless electric-light, until we, too, have grown strong and learnel to face the naked — if necessary, the flayed and bleeding — reality." — SPEAKER (London). VOL. I. "A DOLL'S HOUSE," "THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH,
Page 378 - 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.
Page 374 - Life of Schiller. By Henry W. Nevinson. " This is a well-written little volume, which presents the leading facts of the poet's life in a neatly rounded picture." — Scotsman. " Mr. Nevinson has added much to the charm of his book by his spirited translations, which give excellently both the ring and sense of the original.
Page 381 - THE VIKINGS AT HELGELAND," "THE PRETENDERS." With an Introductory Note and Portrait of Ibsen. VOL. IV. "EMPEROR AND GALILEAN.
Page 381 - EMPEROR AND GALILEAN." With an Introductory Note by WILLIAM ARCHER. VOL. V. " ROSMERSHOLM," "THE LADY FROM THE SEA,
Page 381 - GHOSTS," "AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE," and "THE WILD DUCK." With an Introductory Note. VOL. III. "LADY INGER OF OSTRAT," "THE VIKINGS AT HELGELAND,
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