Ibsen's Prose Dramas, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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W. Scott, 1906
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Page 367 - Marzials' volume presents to us, in a more handy form than any English, or even French, handbook gives, the summary of what, up to the moment in which we write, is known or conjectured about the life of the great poet.
Page 366 - Life of Coleridge. By Hall Caine. "Brief and vigorous, written throughout with spirit and great literary skill. " Scotsman. Life of Congreve. By Edmund Gosse. " Mr. Gosse has written an admirable and most interesting biography of a man of letters who is of particular interest to other men of letters.
Page 245 - Gabler's daughter! Think of the sort of life she was accustomed to in her father's time. Don't you remember how we used to see her riding down the road along with the General? In that long black habit and with feathers in her hat?
Page 367 - Saturday Review. LIFE OF GOLDSMITH. By Austin Dobson. " The story of his literary and social life in London, with all its humorous and pathetic vicissitudes, Is here retold, as none could tell it better." Daily Newt.
Page 376 - There has been no work published since Darwin's own books which has so thoroughly handled the matter treated by him, or has done so much to place in order and clearness the immense complexity of the factors of heredity, or, lastly, has brought to light so many new facts and considerations bearing on the subject.
Page 356 - HEDDA crosses to the stove and sits in the arm-chair. Presently BRACK goes up to her.) Hedda (in a low voice). Oh, what a sense of freedom it gives one, this act of Eilert Lovborg's. Brack. Freedom, Mrs. Hedda? Well, of course, it is a release for him Hedda. I mean for me. It gives me a sense of freedom to know that a deed of deliberate courage is still possible in this world, a deed of spontaneous beauty.
Page 365 - Scottish Leader. Life of Charlotte Bronte. By A. Birrell. " Those who know much of Charlotte Bronte will learn more, and those who know nothing about her will find all that is best worth learning in Mr. Birrell's pleasant book.
Page 368 - Guardian. Life of Mill. By WL Courtney. " A most sympathetic and discriminating memoir." Glasgow Herald. Life of. Milton. By Richard Garnett, LL.D. " Within equal compass the life-story of the great poet of Puritanism has never been more charmingly or adequately told.
Page 366 - Gazette. LIFE OF THOMAS CARLYLE. By R. Garnett, LL.D. " This is an admirable book. Nothing could be more felicitous and fairer than the way in which he takes us through Carlyle's life and works." Pall Mall Gazette.

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