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Page 15 - The whole art of war in its historic evolution has never been treated on such an ample and comprehensive scale, and we question if any recent contribution to the exact history of the world has possessed more enduring value.
Page 30 - ... 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.' — Times. A MAN OF MARK. Fifth Edition. 'Of all Mr. Hope's books, "A Man of Mark" is the one which best compares with "The Prisoner of Zenda.
Page 32 - ... 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, and though somewhat exceptional people, are drawn and coloured with artistic force. Add to this that his descriptions of scenes and scenery are painted with the loving eyes and skilled hands of a master of his art, that he is always fresh and never dull,...
Page 30 - 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. Fifth Edition. 'A graceful, vivacious comedy, true to human nature. The characters are traced with a masterly hand.
Page 15 - LL.D., Downing Professor of the Laws of England in the University of Cambridge.
Page 9 - 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 43 - We know no book of this class better fitted for use in the higher forms of schools.'— Guardian.
Page 5 - Illustrated by EH New. THE MALVERN COUNTRY. By BCA Windle, D.Sc., FRS Illustrated by E. H. New. SHAKESPEARE'S COUNTRY. By BCA Windle, D.Sc., FRS Illustrated by E. H. New.
Page 26 - DD, Assistant Lecturer in Divinity in the University of Dublin. ST. PAUL'S SECOND AND THIRD EPISTLES TO THE CORINTHIANS. With Introduction, Dissertations and Notes. Cr.