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Page 270 - The Masquerader," "The Gambler"). Colonial Free Lance, A. By Chauncey C. Hotchkiss. Conquest of Canaan, The. By Booth Tarkington. Courier of Fortune, A. By Arthur W. Marchmont. Darrow Enigma, The. By Melvin Severy. Deliverance, The. By Ellen Glasgow. Divine Fire, The. By May Sinclair. Empire Builders. By Francis Lynde. Exploits of Brigadier Gerard. By A. Conan Doyle. Fighting Chance, The. By Robert W. Chambers. For a Maiden Brave. By Chauncey C. Hotchkiss.
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Page 276 - Gunpowder Plot" was a modest attempt to blow up Parliament, the King: and his Counsellors. James of Scotland, then King of England, was weak-minded and extravagant He hit upon the efficient scheme of extorting money from the people by imposing taxes on the Catholics. In their natural resentment to this extortion, a handful of bold spirits concluded to overthrow the government. Finally the plotters were arrested, and the King put to torture Guy Fawkes and the other prisoners with royal vigor.
Page 276 - Spirit of the Border." The main thread of the story has to do with the work of the Moravian missionaries in the Ohio Valley. Incidentally the reader is given details of the frontier life of those hardy pioneers who broke the wilderness for the planting of this great nation.
Page 282 - COOPER. Descent of Man. BY CHARLES DARWIN. Discourses of Epictetus. TRANSLATED BY GEORGE LONG. Divine Comedy. (DANTE.) TRANSLATED BY REV. HF CAREY. Dombey & Son. BY CHARLES DICKENS. Donal Grant. BY GEORGE MACDONALD. Donovan. BY EDNA LYALL. Dora Deane. BY MARY J. HOLMES Dove in the Eagle's Nest. BY CHARLOTTE M. YONGE. Dream Life. BY IK MARVEL. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. BY RL STEVENSON.
Page 274 - ... properly paint the difference in the characters of the two great cardinals. And it is not surprising that James should have hesitated; he had been eminently successful in giving to the world the portrait of Richelieu as a. man, and by attempting a similar task with Wolsey as the theme. was much like tempting fortune. Irving insisted that "Darnley" came naturally in sequence, and this opinion being supported by Sir Walter Scott, the author set about the work. As a historical romance "Darnley...
Page 282 - HEADLEY. Gray's Poems. BY THOMAS GRAY. Great Expectations. BY CHARLES DICKENS. Greek Heroes. Fairy Tales for My Children.
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Page 276 - Richelieu," and was recognized at once as one of the masters of the craft. In this book he laid the story during those later days of the great cardinal's life, when his power was beginning to wane, but while it was yet sufficiently strong to permit now and then of volcanic outbursts which overwhelmed foes and carried friends to the topmost wave of prosperity.