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Page 200 - The chapters are so lively in themselves, so mingled with shrewd views of human nature, so full of illustrative anecdotes, that the reader cannot fail to be amused.
Page 200 - The Silent Hour: Essays, Original and Selected. By the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 198 - About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." " It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some handy idea.
Page 201 - Containing as many as 74,000 references, under subjects, so as to ensure immediate reference to the books on the subject required, each giving title, price, publisher, and date. Two valuable Appendices are also given — A, containing full lists of all Libraries, Collections, Series, and Miscellanies— and B, a List of Literary Societies, Printing Societies, and their Issues. One vol. royal 8vo. Morocco, II.
Page 198 - Price 6s. each; or in calf extra, price los. 6d. The Gentle Life. Essays in aid of the Formation of Character of Gentlemen and Gentlewomen. Tenth Edition. "Deserves to be printed in letters of gold, and circulated in every house."— Chambers' Journal. About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 198 - Familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language. Second and enlarged Edition. "The most extensive dictionary of quotation we have met with."— Notes and Queries.
Page 198 - 'Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." " It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some happy idea."— Morning Post.
Page 193 - Nowhere will he find the Book of Nature more freshly and beautifully opened for him than in ' The Story without an End,' of its kind one of the best that was ever written.
Page 197 - We have here two more volumes of the series appropriately called the ' Bayard,' as they certainly are ' sans reproche.' Of convenient size, with clear typography and tasteful binding, we know no other little volumes which make such good gift-books for persons of mature age.