Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists: On the art of living with others, by Arthur Helps. My winter garden, by Charles Kingsley. Our best society, by G. W. Curtis. On a certain condescension in foreigners, by J. R. Lowell. On history, by Thomas Carlyle. History, by T. H. Macaulay
Putnam, 1885 - English essays
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