In Homespun

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Roberts bros., 1896 - 189 pages
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I love this collection of short stories by E. Nesbit. She was much more than just a children's author (not that being a children's author is a bad thing to be, of course!); she could handle adult ... Read full review

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Page 210 - DAVIDSON (JOHN). PLAYS: An Unhistorical Pastoral; A Romantic Farce; Bruce, a Chronicle Play ; Smith, a Tragic Farce ; Scaramouch in Naxos, a Pantomime, with a Frontispiece and Cover Design by AUBREY BEARDSLEY.
Page 210 - Smith, a Tragic Farce ; Scaramouch in Naxos, a Pantomime, with a Frontispiece and Cover Design by AUBREY BEARDSLEY. Printed at the Ballantyne Press. 500 copies.
Page 208 - Authors and Publisher reserve the right of reprinting any book in this list if a new edition is called for, except in cases where a stipulation has been made to the contrary...
Page 192 - To credit a new writer with the possession of genius is a serious matter, but it is nevertheless a verdict which Mr. George Egerton can hardly avoid at the hands of those who read his delightful sketches.
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Page 195 - Rosy" lives; her emotions stir us. Wonderfully suggested in several parts of the work is the severe irony of nature before profound human suffering.' — Saturday Review. * There is a bloom of romance upon their story which recalls Lucy and Richard Feverel It is rarely that a novelist is able to suffuse his story with the first rosy purity of passion as Mr. Adams has done in this book.'— Realm.
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Page 197 - They are horror stories, the horror being of the vague psychologic kind and dependent in each case upon a man of science, who tries to effect a change in individual personality by an operation upon the brain cells. The implied lesson is that it is dangerous and unwise to seek to probe the mystery separating mind and matter. These sketches are extremely strong, and we guarantee the shivers to anyone who reads them.

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