Ragged Lady: A Novel

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Harper & Brothers, 1899 - American fiction - 357 pages
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Page 359 - By BRANDER MATTHEWS. AS WE GO. By CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER. With Illustrations. AS WE WERE SAYING. By CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER. With Illustrations. FROM THE EASY CHAIR. By GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS. FROM THE EASY CHAIR. Second Series. By GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS, FROM THE EASY CHAIR. Third Series. By GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS. CRITICISM AND FICTION. By WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS. FROM THE BOOKS OF LAURENCE HUTTON. CONCERNING ALL OF US. By THOMAS WENTWORTH HlGGINSON THE WORK OF JOHN RUSKIN.
Page 362 - LIFE'S LITTLE IRONIES. Tales. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 25. A GROUP OP NOBLE DAMES. Illustrated. 12mo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 25. FELLOW-TOWNSMEN. 32mo, Cloth, 35 cents. Hardy has an exquisite vein of humor. . . . He has a reserve force, so to speak, of imagination, of invention, which keeps the interest undiminished always, though the personages in the drama may be few and their adventures unremarkable. But most of all he has shown the pity and the beauty of human life, most of all he has enlarged...
Page 361 - ... on receipt of the price. By GEORGE DU MAURIER THE MARTIAN. A Novel. Illustrated by the Author. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 75; Three-quarter Calf, $3 50; Three-quarter Crushed Levant, $4 50.
Page 360 - Mr. Black knows so well just what to describe, and to what length, that the scenery of his novels — by comparison with that of many we are obliged to read — seems to have been freshened by soft spring rains. His painting of character, his conversations and situations, are never strongly dramatic, but they are thoroughly good. He never gives us a tame or tiresome chapter, and this is something for which readers will be profoundly grateful.
Page 362 - Any of the above works will be sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the United Stales. Canada., or Mexico, on receipt of the price.
Page 360 - Black knows so well just what to describe, and to what length, that the scenery of his novels seems to have been freshened by soft spring rains. His painting of character, his conversations and situations, are never strongly dramatic and exciting, but they are thoroughly good. He never gives us a tame or tiresome chapter.
Page 362 - POEMS, and Other Verses. Illustrated by the Author. Crown 8vo, Cloth, $1 75. LIFE'S LITTLE IRONIES. Tales. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 25. A GROUP OF NOBLE DAMES. Illustrated. 12mo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 25. FELLOW-TOWNSMEN. 32mo, Cloth, 35 cents. Hardy has an exquisite vein of humor.
Page 361 - Manrier's style has much distinction — a blending of refinement and unconventionality that is delightful. It is vehemently alive, moreover; there is not a word which could be spared without marring the effect, not a line which does not fall into rank with vigorous step. It has poetic grace, too, a musical and witching rhythm here and there. — New York Tribune. HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON...
Page 361 - SOCIAL PICTORIAL SATIRE. Reminiscences and Appreciations of English Illustrators of the Past Generation. With Illustrations by the Author and Others. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 50. A LEGEND OF CAMELOT. Pictures and Verses. Oblong 4to, Cloth, Ornamental, Full Gilt, $5 00. (In a Box.) TRILBY. A Novel. Illustrated by the Author. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 75 ; Three quarter Calf, $3 50 ; Three-quarter Crushed Levant, $4 50.

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