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Page 97 - He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who dares not put it to the touch, To gain or lose it all.
Page v - A fascinating story which scarcely flags in interest from the first page to the last. It is all story ; every page contributes something to the result. ' — British Quarterly Review. THE ROMANTIC ANNALS OF A NAVAL FAMILY. By Mrs. Arthur Traherne. Crown 8vo. IQS. 6J. "A very readable and interesting book.
Page v - The story is well told, native life is admirably described, and the petty intrigues of native rulers, and their hatred of the English, mingled with fear lest the latter should eventually prove the victors, are cleverly depicted.
Page v - THE PRINCESS CLARICE. A Story of 1871. By Mortimer Collins. 2 vols. Crown 8vo. "Mr. Collins has produced a readable book, amusingly characteristic
Page 78 - That is the best part of beauty, which a picture cannot express ; no, nor the first sight of the life.
Page v - Mr. Collins has produced a readable book, amusingly characteristic. There is good description of Devonshire scenery ; and lastly there is Clarice, a most successful heroine, 'who must speak to the reader for herself.
Page v - Clever and sparkling." — Standard. " We read each succeeding volume with increasing interest, going almost to the point of wishing there was a fifth." — " The novel as a whole is a remarkable one, because it is uncompromisingly true to life." — Daily News. SEETA. By Colonel Meadows Taylor, Author of "Tara," " Ralph Darnell,
Page v - vers de socie'te'' the writing of which has almost become a lost art."— Pall Mall Gazette. "A bright, fresh, and original book, with which we recommend all genuine novel readers to become acquainted at the earliest opportunity. " — Standard. A GOOD MATCH. By AMELIA PERKIER, Author of
Page v - Morning Advertiser. BRESSANT. A Romance. By Julian Hawthorne. 2 vols. Crown 8vo. "The sen's work we venture to say is worthy of the sire. . , . The story as it stands is one of the most powerful with which we are acquainted." — Times. " Pretty certain of meeting in this country a grateful and appreciative reception.