The Literary World, Volume 31

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Page 112 - Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.
Page 169 - Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not then an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life it is their only capital.
Page 229 - Prepared under the direct supervision of WT HARRIS, Ph.D., LL.D., United States Commissioner of Education, assisted by a large corps of competent specialists and editors.
Page 44 - It should be within reach of every teacher who recognizes the fact that teaching is a great profession and not a mere "makeshift" to get a living. Librarians should include Education in their lists for the benefit of teachers and of others who would keep abreast of the best educational thought. Universally commended by highest educational authorities.
Page 110 - contains, in its earlier part, a series of incidents that is, we believe, the most ingenious yet planned by its author. . . . The adventure develops and grows, the tension increases with each page, to such an extent that the hackneyed adjective, ' breathless,' finds an appropriate place." —NEW YORK MAIL AND EXPRESS. "'Sophia,' his latest, is also one of his best.
Page 73 - Yearly Volume, cloth, 7s. 6d. Scales of Heaven, The. Narrative, Legendary and Meditative. With a few Sonnets. By the Rev. FREDERICK LANGBRIDGE.
Page 77 - Before buying books write for quotations. An assortment of catalogues and special slips of books at reduced prices sent for lo-cent stamp.
Page 205 - Th' enthusyasm iv this counthry, Hinnissy, always makes me think iv a bonfire on an ice-floe. It burns bright so long as ye feed it, an' it looks good, but it don't take hold, somehow, on th
Page 23 - One of the few, the immortal names, That were not born to die.
Page 112 - The Lord from out of Sion shall so bless thee : that thou shalt see Jerusalem in prosperity all thy life long.

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