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Page 384 - Almost any new book which her publisher might choose to announce from her pen would get an immediate and general reading. The interest in her tales begins at once, and is maintained to the close. Her sentiments are so sound, her sympathies so warm and ready, and her knowledge of manners, character, and the varied incidents of ordinary life is so thorough, that she would find it difficult to write any other than an excellent tale if she were to try it.
Page 383 - Without exception, they each have some strong distinctive objection, — either the form and dimensions of the volumes are unhandy — or, the type is small and indistinct — or, the illustrations are unsatisfactory — or, the binding is poor — or, the price is too high.
Page 384 - Mrs. Holmes' stories are universally read. Her admirers are numberless. She is in many respects without a rival in the world of fiction. Her characters are always life-like, and she makes them talk and act like human beings, subject to the same emotions, swayed by the same motives which are common among men and women of every day existence. Mrs. Holmes is very happy in portraying domestic life. Old and young peruse her stories with great delight, for she writes in a style that all can comprehend."—...
Page 379 - Helen Gardner True as Steel (New). .' Charles Dickens— 15 Pickwick, and Catalogue Dombey and Son Bleak House .... Martin Chuzzlewit Barnaby Rudge— Edwin Drood. Child's England — Miscellaneous. Christmas Books— Two Cities... Oliver Twist — Uncommercial... Sets of Dickens...
Page 384 - Mrs. Holmes' stories are all of a domestic character, and their interest, therefore, is not so intense as if they were more highly seasoned with sensationalism, but it is of a healthy and abiding character. Almost any new book which her publisher might choose to announce from her pen would get an immediate and general reading. The interest in her tales begins at once, and is maintained to the close. Her sentiments are so sound, her sympathies so warm and ready, and her knowledge of manners, character,...
Page 382 - Fanny Fern Memorials — With a Biography, by James Parton Tales from the Operas— A Collection of Stories based upon the Opera Plots New Nonsense Rhymes — By WH Beckett, with illustrations by CG Bush.
Page 379 - Tempest and Sunshine English Orphans Homestead on the Hillside 'Lena Rivers Meadow Brook Dora Deane Cousin Maude Marian Grey Edith Lyle Daisy Thornton (New) Mary J. Holmes
Page 383 - New Illustrated Edition." COMPLETE IN 15 VOLUMES. The size and form is most convenient for holding,— the type...