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Page 321 - Marks a step of some importance in the study of some difficult physiological and psychological problems which have not yet received much attention in the scientific world of England.
Page 323 - Mr. Havelock Ellis belongs, in some measure, to the continental school of anthropologists ; but while equally methodical in the collection of facts, he is far more cautious in the invention of theories, and he has the further distinction of being not only able to think, but able to write. His book is a sane and impartial consideration, from a psychological and anthropological point of view, of a subject which is certainly of primary interest.
Page 313 - LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. By Colonel F. Grant. "Colonel Grant has performed his task with diligence, sound judgment, good taste, and accuracy."— Illustrated London News.
Page 318 - THE STORY OF THE VIOLIN. By PAUL STOEVING, Professor of the Violin, Guildhall School of Music, London. THE STORY OF THE HARP. By WILLIAM H. GRATTAN FLOOD, Author of " History of Irish Music." THE STORY OF ORGAN MUSIC. By CF ABDY WILLIAMS, MA, Mus. Bac. THE STORY OF ENGLISH MUSIC (1604-1904): being the Worshipful Company of Musicians
Page 314 - LIFE OF DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI. By J. Knight. "Mr. Knight's picture of the great poet and painter is the fullest and best yet presented to the public.
Page 312 - Saturday Review. Life of Dickens. By Frank T. Marzials. " Notwithstanding the mass of matter that has been printed relating to Dickens and his works, ... we should, until we came across this volume, have been at a loss to recommend any popular life of England's most popular novelist as being really satisfactory. The difficulty is removed by Mr. Marzials' little book." — Athenaum. Life of George Eliot. By Oscar Browning. " We are thankful for this interesting addition to our knowledge of the great...
Page 322 - S. TALBOT, MD, Chicago. 6s. THE HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN FAUNA. By RF SCHARFF, B.Sc., PH.D., FZS 6s. THE RACES OF MAN: A SKETCH OF ETHNOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY.
Page 322 - XIX. VOLCANOES, PAST AND PRESENT. By Prof. EDWARD HULL, LL.D., FRS " A very readable account of the phenomena of volcanoes and earthquakes. " — Nature. XX. PUBLIC HEALTH. By Dr. JFJ SYKES. With numerous Illustrations. "Not by any means a mere compilation or a dry record of details and statistics, but it takes up essential points in evolution, environment, prophylaxis, and sanitation bearing upon the preservation of public health.
Page 313 - Life of Goldsmith. By Austin Dobson. " The story of his literary and social life in London, with all its humorous and pathetic vicissitudes, is here retold, as none could tell it better.