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Page 138 - Price 6s. each; or in calf extra, price los. 6d. The Gentle Life. Essays in aid of the Formation of Character of Gentlemen and Gentlewomen. Tenth Edition. "Deserves to be printed in letters of gold, and circulated in every house."— Chambers' Journal. About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 139 - ' We should be glad if any words of ours could help to bespeak a large circulation for this handsome attractive book." — Illustrated Times. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Written by Sir PHILIP SIDNEY. Edited, with Notes. by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 142 - Publishers' Circular (The), and General Record of British and Foreign Literature ; giving a transcript of the title-page of every work published in Great Britain, and every work of interest published abroad, with lists of all the publishing houses. Published regularly on the ist and isth of every Month, and forwarded post free to all parts of the world on payment of 8s.
Page 140 - The Silent Hour: Essays, Original and Selected. By the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 140 - The chapters are so lively in themselves, so mingled with shrewd views of human nature, so full of illustrative anecdotes, that the reader cannot fail to be amused.
Page 134 - The Divine and Moral Songs of Dr. Watts : a New and very choice Edition. Illustrated with One Hundred Woodcuts in the first style of the Art, from Original Designs by Eminent Artists; engraved by JD Cooper. Small 4to. cloth extra, price 7s. 6d. ; morocco, 15s. Light after Darkness : Religious Poems by Harriet Beecher Artists and Arabs; or Sketching in Sunshine. By Henry Blackburn, author of " The Pyrenees,
Page 138 - 'Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." " It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some happy idea."— Morning Post.
Page 136 - Praised in his day as a great Poet ; the head of the school of poets called metaphysical, he is now chiefly known by those prose essays, all too short, and all too few, which, whether for thought or for expression, have rarely been excelled by any writer in any language.