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Page 303 - Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house : thy children like olive plants round about thy table, 4 Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lord.
Page vi - DR. WILLIAM BARRY in The Bookman : " Fine workmanship . It belongs emphatically to literature, and it cannot fail to give pleasure." MR. FREDERIC HARRISON says : " I judge it to be far the most important book which George Gissing ever produced. . I think these pages contain his best and most original work.
Page 41 - Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you : for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth. While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light.
Page ii - The sustained excellence of the writing in this volume will surprise even his admirers. The pages that describe natural beauties of scene or of season are the finest that have been written lately. . . . The volume is a great treat. It is the revelation of a deeply interesting personality, and it is expressed in the prose of admirable strength and beauty.
Page 303 - Blessed is every one that feareth the Lord; that walketh in his ways. For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
Page 220 - Vere dignum et justum est, aequum et salutare, nos tibi semper et ubique gratias agere : Domine sancte, Pater omnipotens, aeterne Deus : per Christum, Dominum nostrum.
Page 362 - The Death of the Gods By MEREJKOWSKI. A new Edition of the novel by this famous Russian writer. ' Here, in the enthusiasm of reading, we are ready to admit another to the select circle of great historical novels, and they are few.' — Daily Chronicle. Park Lane By PERCY WHITE. A New Edition of Mr. Percy White's most successful novel since
Page 355 - As pleasant an idyll as you will find in Bret Harte. Frankly we have not found a dull page in the book. We doubt if a love scene so pretty as that where Chad makes his declaration to Margaret has been written for years. . . . Jack the sheep-dog is unforgettable.
Page 351 - The picture of the very earliest days of Virginia is excellently painted, and the personages of the story are sympathetic and interesting." — Spectator. "If 'The Old Dominion' had not previously attracted attention, her new story must have assured her reputation.
Page 360 - A good title that covers an even better book. Mr. Chambers gives a fine picture of that moment of hesitation when the future of the United States trembled on a razor's edge. . . . We salute Dorothy as one of the sweetest heroines that fiction has presented for some little time.