Education and Heredity: A Study in Sociology (Google eBook)

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W. Scott, 1903 - Education - 306 pages
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Page 307 - 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 2 - O ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast?
Page 310 - Mr. Nevinson has added much to the charm of his book by his spirited translations, which give excellently both the ring and sense of the original. " Manchester Guardian. Life of Arthur Schopenhauer. By William Wallace. " The series of Great Writers has hardly had a contribution of more marked and peculiar excellence than the book which the Whyte Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford has written for it on the attractive and still (in England) little-known subject of Schopenhauer.
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Page 317 - THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALES. By E. SIDNEY HARTLAND. " Mr. Hartland's book will win the sympathy of all earnest students, both by the knowledge it displays, and by a thorough love and appreciation of his subject, which is evident throughout.
Page 322 - GHOSTS," "AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE," and "THE WILD DUCK." With an Introductory Note. VOL. III. " LADY INGER OF OSTRAT," "THE VIKINGS AT HELGELAND," "THE PRETENDERS." With an Introductory Note and Portrait of Ibsen. VOL. IV. "EMPEROR AND GALILEAN.
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Page 308 - 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.

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