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Page 9 - To all (both men and women ) who have neglected to read and study their native literature we would certainly suggest the volume before us as a fitting introduction.
Page 9 - The Silent Hour: Essays, Original and Selected. By the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 3 - Hazlitt's Round Table. With Biographical Introduction. The Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend. By Sir Thomas Browne, Knt. Ballad Poetry of the Affections. By Robert Buchanan. Coleridge's Christabel, and other Imaginative Poems. With Preface by Algernon C. Swinburne. Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences, and Maxims.
Page 88 - But the Nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think miracles are not ceased.
Page 8 - 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 Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 2 - The best Latin Dictionary, whether for the scholar or advanced student. " — Spectator. " Every page bears the impress of industry and care.
Page 10 - For luxury of typography, plainness of print, and beauty of illustration, these volumes, of which but one has as yet appeared in English, will hold their own against any production of an age so luxurious as our own in everything, typography not excepted.
Page 155 - Of pendent trees, the monarch of the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly ; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear.
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