Tales in Political Economy

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Macmillan, 1874 - Economics - 104 pages
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Page 109 - From the higher mind of cultivated, all-questioning, but still conservative England, in this our puzzled generation, we do not know of any utterance in literature so characteristic as the poems of Arthur Hugh dough."— ERASER'S MAGAZINE.
Page 136 - A more complete edition of Virgil in English it is scarcely possible to conceive than the scholarly work before us.
Page 126 - The editor has aimed to produce a book "which the emigrant, finding room for little not absolutely necessary, might yet find room for in his trunk, and the traveller in his knapsack, and that on some narrow shelves where there are few books this might be one." " The Archbishop has conferred in this delightful volume an important gift on the whole Englishspeaking population of the world.
Page 131 - The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 111 - THE FAIRY BOOK ; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of "JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.
Page 125 - In no other work that we can call to mind are the finer qualities of the English gentleman more happily portrayed.
Page 131 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 115 - We know no better book for those who want knowledge or seek to refresh it. As for the ' sensational,' most novels are tame compared with these narratives.
Page 132 - To the young, for whom it is especially intended, as a most interesting collection of thrilling tales well told; and to their elders, as a useful handbook of reference, and a pleasant one to take up •when their •wish is to while away a weary half-hour. We have seen no prettier gift-book for a long time."— ATHENAEUM.
Page 132 - THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE. Edited from the Original Edition by JW CLARK, MA, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. THE REPUBLIC OF PLATO. Translated into English, with Notes, by J.

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