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1923. An earlier series of little essays selected from The Sunday Times was so kindly received by the critics and so widely encouraged by the public that I am emboldened to collect a second budget from among the sermons which I preach from that secular pulpit each week. Contents: Queen Victoria; The Prince of Critics; The Shropshire Lad; Gods and Heroes; Frederic Myers' Poems; The Court of Faery; A Great American Library; The Daniel Press; Yorick and His Eliza; Izaak Walton's Adopted Son; Burlesque; Snap-shots at Swinburne; Rostand's Plays; Daughters of Fire; The Art of Parody; A Friend of Moliere; Bon Gaultier and Firmillian; Beowulf; Mark Akenside; Pearl; Earlham; The Laureate of Wedded Love; Edwin Abbey; The Oxford Sausage; Georgian Poetry; The Wolseleys; M. Bourget's Novels; The Lives of the Sophists; Lord Rosebery as a Critic; Two Blind Historians; Kitchen Essays; Leigh Hunt; Metaphysical Poetry; Lamartine and the English Poets; Second Thoughts; How to Read the Bible; Blake and Gray; Domesday Book; Browning in France; A Vision of Burmah; and Matthew Arnold.
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