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Page 183 - Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d. A series of volumes upon those topics of social, economic, and industrial interest that are at the present moment foremost in the public mind. Each volume of the series is written by an author who is an acknowledged authority upon the subject with which he deals.
Page 177 - That whatever Mr. Baring Gould writes is well worth reading, is a conclusion that may be very generally accepted. His views of life are fresh and vigorous, his language pointed and characteristic, the incidents of which he makes use are striking and original, his characters are life-like...
Page 177 - SONGS OF THE WEST: Traditional Ballads and Songs of the West of England, with their Traditional Melodies. Collected by S. BARING GOULD, MA, and H.
Page 177 - Old Country Life," as healthy wholesome reading, full of breezy life and movement, full of quaint stories vigorously told, will not be excelled by any book to be published throughout the year. Sound, hearty, and English to the core.
Page 184 - THE RURAL EXODUS. By P. ANDERSON GRAHAM. LAND NATIONALIZATION. By HAROLD Cox, BA A SHORTER WORKING DAY. By H. DE B. GIBBINS, D.Litt., MA, and RA HADFIELD, of the Hecla Works, Sheffield.
Page 184 - Edition. PROBLEMS OF POVERTY : An Inquiry into the Industrial Conditions of the Poor. By JA HOBSON, MA Third Edition.
Page 181 - SYD BELTON : Or, the Boy who would not go to Sea. By G. Manville Fenn. THE RED GRANGE.
Page 174 - 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 172 - A very learned and instructive work.' — Times. Prior. CAMBRIDGE SERMONS. Edited by CH PRIOR, MA, Fellow and Tutor of Pembroke College. Crown 8vo. 6s. A volume of sermons preached before the University of Cambridge by various preachers, including the Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop Westcott. ' A representative collection. Bishop Westcott's is a noble sermon.