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Page 14 - A most splendid and fascinating book on a subject of undying interest. The great feature of the book is the use the author has made of the existing portraits of the Caesars and the admirable critical subtlety he has exhibited in dealing with this line of research. It is brilliantly written, and the illustrations are supplied on a scale of profuse magnificence.
Page 26 - The plot is original and one difficult to work out ; but Mr. Parker has done it with great skill and delicacy. The reader who is not interested in this original, fresh, and well-told tale must be a dull person indeed.
Page 25 - A very remarkable book, deserving of critical analysis impossible within our limit ; brilliant, but not superficial ; well considered, but not elaborated ; constructed with the proverbial art that conceals, but yet allows itself to be enjoyed by readers to whom fine literary method is a keen pleasure.'— The World. A CHANGE OF AIR. Sixth Edition. 'A graceful, vivacious comedy, true to human nature. The characters are traced with a masterly hand.
Page 11 - METHUEN'S PUBLICATIONS Poetry Rudyard Kipling. BARRACK-ROOM BALLADS. By RUDYARD KIPLING. 6yd Thousand. Crown Svo. 6s. Leather, 6s. net. 'Mr. Kipling's verse is strong, vivid, full of character. . . . Unmistakeable genius rings in every line.' — Times. ' The ballads teem with imagination, they palpitate with emotion. We read them with laughter and tears ; the metres throb in our pulses, the cunningly ordered words tingle with life; and if this be not poetry, what is ? '—Pall Mall Gazette.
Page 17 - A book which the Elizabethans would have thought wonderful. More thrilling, more piquant, and more human than any novel.
Page 28 - A singularly original, clever, and beautiful story.' — Guardian. ' Reveals to us a new writer of undoubted faculty and reserve force.
Page 16 - The main feature of this gorgeous volume is its great wealth of beautiful photogravures and finely - executed wood engravings, constituting a complete pictorial chronicle of Napoleon I.'s personal history from the days of his early childhood at Ajaccio to the date of his second interment.
Page 13 - John Bunyan. THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS. By JOHN BUNYAN. Edited, with an Introduction, by CH FIRTH, MA With 39 Illustrations by R. ANNING BELL. Crown Svo. 6s. 'The best "Pilgrim's Progress.