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Page 126 - Authors and Publisher reserve the right of reprinting any book in this list if a new edition is called for, except in cases where a stipulation has been made to the contrary, and of printing a separate edition of any of the books for America irrespective of the numbers to which the English editions are limited. The numbers mentioned do not include copies sent to the public...
Page 109 - Je passais jusqu'aux lieux où l'on garde mon fils. Puisqu'une fois le jour vous souffrez que je voie Le seul bien qui me reste et d'Hector et de Troie , J'allais , seigneur , pleurer un moment avec lui : Je ne l'ai point encore embrassé d'aujourd'hui ! PYRRHUS.
Page 131 - Dante.— LA COMMEDIA Di DANTE. A New Text, carefully revised with the aid of the most recent Editions and Collations. Small 8vo. , 6s.
Page 28 - Outlaw him!" were raised against the defender of the law. It was the horrid cry of assassins against the power destined to repress them. They crowded around the president, uttering threats.
Page 142 - Of one piece, it should be said that it breathes the spirit of Mr. RL Stevenson's * A Child's Garden of Verses.
Page 137 - An intensely personal expression of a personality of singular charm, gravity, fancifulness, and interest ; work which is alone among contemporary verse alike in regard to substance and to form . . . comes with more true novelty than any book of verse published in England for some years.
Page 112 - I was NAPOLEON — now I am no longer anything. My strength — my faculties forsake me. I do not live — I merely exist.
Page 145 - Norman Songs, upon Elizabethan lyrics, upon Plato's and Dante's ideals of love; and not a sign anywhere, except may be in the last, that he has more concern for, or knowledge of, one theme than another. Add to these artistic themes the delighted records of English or Italian scenes, with their rich beauties of nature or of art, and the human passions that inform them. How joyous a sense of great possessions won at no man's hurt or loss must such a man retain.