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Page 324 - A generous and impassioned review of the works of living painters. A hearty and earnest work, full of deep thought, and developing great and striking truths in art." — British Quarterly Review. " A very extraordinary and delightful book, full of truth and goodness, of power and beauty.
Page 131 - Bleibe nicht am Boden heften, Frisch gewagt und frisch hinaus! Kopf und Arm mit heitern Kräften, Überall sind sie zu Haus; Wo wir uns der Sonne freuen, Sind wir jede Sorge los; Daß wir uns in ihr zerstreuen, Darum ist die Welt so groß.
Page 322 - Bound in cloth, with gilt edges, price 10s. 6d. each. Each volume is complete in itself, and preceded by an Essay illustrative of the qualities respectively exemplified in the selections. The best passages are marked and commented upon, and each author is characterised. In " IMAGINATION AND FANCY,
Page 325 - Stonyhurst, their religious exercises and manners, in private and together ; and depicts with considerable acuteness and power, the conflicts of an intelligent, susceptible, honest-purposed spirit, while passing through such a process.
Page 315 - The Practical Sugar Planter ; a complete account of the cultivation and manufacture of the sugar-cane, according to the latest and most improved processes, describing and comparing the different systems pursued in the East and West Indies, and the Straits of Malacca, and the relative expenses and advantages attendant upon each, being the result of sixteen years' experience of a sugar-planter in those countries, by Leonard Wray, Esq., -with numerous illustrations, 8vo, cloth 10 6 E.
Page 102 - The bleak wind of March Made her tremble and shiver; But not the dark arch, Or the black flowing river : Mad from life's history, Glad to death's mystery Swift to be hurled — Anywhere, anywhere Out of the world...
Page 317 - is a book of decided power. The thoughts are true, sound, and original: and the style is resolute, straightforward, and to the purpose. The object and moral of the work are excellent."— Examiner'.
Page 317 - One of the most powerful domestic romances which have been published for many years; full of youthful vigour, of freshness and originality, of nervous diction, and concentrated interest. It is a book to make the pulses gallop and the heart beat, and to fill the eyes with tears. It is a book with a great heart in it.
Page 323 - There is something genial in the very title of this volume; and it does not belie its title. ' Wit and Humour,' forms a pendant to ' Imagination and Fancy,' by the same author. A like design is embodied in both works. The book is at once exhilarating and suggestive : it may charm frivolous minds into wisdom, and austere ones into mirth."— AthentBum, Opinions of the Press on IMAGINATION AND FANCY.