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Page 468 - Marks a step of some importance in the study of some difficult physiological and psychological problems which have not yet received much attention in the scientific world of England." — Nature. X. MANUAL TRAINING. By Dr. CM WOODWARD, Director of the Manual Training School, St. Louis. Illustrated. " There is no greater authority on the subject than Professor Woodward.
Page 471 - THE VIKINGS AT HELGELAND," "THE PRETENDERS." With an Introductory Note and Portrait of Ibsen. VOL. IV. "EMPEROR AND GALILEAN.
Page 471 - GHOSTS," "AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE," and "THE WILD DUCK." With an Introductory Note. VOL. III. "LADY INGER OF OSTRAT," "THE VIKINGS AT HELGELAND,
Page 465 - Apart from selections of writers of classical reputation, the book contains some delightful modern short stories and sketches. We may particularly mention those by Verga, Capuana, De Amicis. . . . Excellent also are one or two of the jokes and 'bulls' which figure under the heading of newspaper humour.
Page 462 - Notwithstanding the mass of matter that has been printed relating to Dickens and his works . . . we should, until we came across this volume, have been at a loss to recommend any popular life of England's most popular novelist as being really satisfactory.
Page 465 - Whether it is Saxon kinship or the fine qualities of the collection, we have found this volume the most entertaining of the three. Its riotous absurdities well overbalance its examples of the oppressively heavy. . . . The national impulse to make fun of the war correspondent has a capital example in the skit from Julius Stettenheim.
Page 461 - Colonel Grant has performed his task with diligence, sound judgment, good taste, and accuracy." — Illustrated London News. LIFE OF DARWIN. By GT Bettany. " Mr. OT Bettany's Life of Darwin is a sound and conscientious work." —Saturday Review. 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'a pleasant book."— St. James
Page 470 - SHARE IN PRIMITIVE CULTURE* By OTIS TUFTON MASON, AM, Curator of the Department of Ethnology in the United States National Museum. With numerous Illustrations. I2mo. Cloth, $1.75. " A most interesting resume" of the revelations which science has made concerning the habits of human beings in primitive times, and especially as to the place, the duties, and the customs of women.