The Diary of a Lady-in-waiting, Volume 2

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Page 133 - The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joys.
Page 490 - He is in turn— like his own Choulette in THE RED LILY — saintly and Rabelaisian, yet without incongruity. At all times he is the unrelenting foe of superstition and hypocrisy. Of himself he once modestly said: " You will find in my writings perfect sincerity (lying demands a talent I do not possess), much indulgence, and some natural affection for the beautiful and good.
Page 496 - THE LIFE OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893). By his Brother, MODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY. Edited and abridged from the Russian and German Editions by ROSA NEWMARCH. With Numerous Illustrations and Facsimiles and an Introduction by the Editor. Demy 8vo. js. 6d. net. Second edition. The Times. — "A most illuminating commentary on Tchaikovsky's music.
Page 504 - The present sumptuous volume, a storehouse of eloquent associations . . comes as near to outward perfection as anything we could desire." MEMOIRS OF A VANISHED GENERATION 1813-1855. Edited by MRS. WARRENNE BLAKE. With numerous Illustrations. Demy 8vo.
Page 496 - The book's appeal is, of course, primarily to the music-lover ; but there is so much of human and literary interest in it, such intimate revelation of a singularly interesting personality, that many who have never come under the spell of the Pathetic Symphony will be strongly attracted by what is virtually the spiritual autobiography of its composer. High praise is due to the translator and editor for...
Page 490 - Inasmuch as M. FRANCE'S ONLY contribution to an English periodical appeared in THE YELLOW BOOK, vol. v., April 1895, together with the first important English appreciation of his work from the pen of the Hon. Maurice Baring, it is peculiarly appropriate that the English edition of his works should be issued from the Bodley Head. ORDER FORM...
Page 504 - MEMOIRS OF THE MARTYR KING : being a detailed record of the last two years of the Reign of His Most Sacred Majesty King Charles the First, 1646-1648-9. Compiled by ALLAN FEA. With upwards of loo Photogravure Portraits and other Illustrations, including relics.
Page 506 - A QUEEN OF INDISCRETIONS. The Tragedy of Caroline of Brunswick, Queen of England. From the Italian of GP CLERICI. Translated by FREDERIC CHAPMAN. With numerous Illustrations reproduced from contemporary Portraits and Prints. Demy 8vo.
Page 497 - A fascinating series . . . the whole book is rich in human interest. It is by personal touches, drawn from traditions and memories, that the dead men surrounded by the curious panoply of their time, are made to live again in Mr. Baring-Gould's pages.
Page 130 - ... less towards all those who show her kindness. I have not heard from my mother for a long time. If you can give me any intelligence of her, I should be much obliged to you to do so. I am daily expecting to be confined, so you may imagine I am not very comfortable. If ever you think of me, dear [ J, do not imagine that I am only a princess, but remember me, with Leopold's kind compliments, as your sincere friend, CHARLOTTE Pss. OF S. COBURG.

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