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Page 33 - In elegance, delicacy, and tact it ranks with the best of his novels, while in the wide range of its portraiture and the^ subtilty of its analysis it surpasses all his earlier ventures. '—Spectator.
Page 33 - A picture finely and amply conceived. In the strength and insight in which the story has been conceived, in the wealth of fancy and reflection bestowed upon its execution, and in the moving sincerity of its pathos throughout, " Sir Richard Calmady" must rank as the great novel of a great writer.
Page 33 - The Gateless Barrier" it is at once evident that, whilst Lucas Malet has preserved her birthright of originality, the artistry, the actual writing, is above even the high level of the books that were born before.
Page 32 - A very remarkable book, deserving of critical analysis impossible within our limit ; brilliant, but not superficial ; well considered, but not elaborated ; constructed with the proverbial art that conceals, but yet allows itself to be enjoyed by readers to whom fine literary method is a keen pleasure.'— The World.
Page 19 - Svo. 2s. 6d. net each volume. General Editor, WJ CRAIG. An Edition of Shakespeare in single Plays. Edited with a full Introduction, Textual Notes, and a Commentary at the foot of the page. HAMLET. Edited by EDWARD DOWDEN, Litt.D. ROMEO AND JULIET. Edited by EDWARD DOWDEN, Litt.D. KING LEAR. Edited by WJ CRAIG. JULIUS CAESAR. Edited by M.
Page 18 - REAL LIFE IN IRELAND, or, the Day and Night Scenes of Brian Boru, Esq., and his Elegant Friend, Sir Shawn O'Dogherty. By a Real Paddy. With 19 Coloured Plates by Heath, Marks, etc.
Page 27 - REAL LIFE IN LONDON : or, the Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq., and his Cousin, The Hon. Tom Dashall. By an Amateur (Pierce Egan). With 31 Coloured Plates by Alken and Rowlandson, etc.
Page 11 - Hackett (John), BD A HISTORY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF CYPRUS. With Maps and Illustrations. Demy Bvo.
Page 32 - And this is to say it is a book worth reading.' — Examiner. TEMPORAL POWER: A STUDY IN SUPREMACY. [iso/A Thousand. ' It is impossible to read such a work as "Temporal Power" without becoming convinced that the story is intended to convey certain criticisms on the ways of the world and certain suggestions for the betterment of humanity.