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Page 189 - The hero is a man's man who wins instant admiration. Originality of humor, reality of pathos, comedy and heart tragedy are woven into the story. MARIETTA HOLLEY (josiah Allen's Wife) Samantha on the Woman Question Illustrated, I2mo, cloth, net $1.00. For an entire generation Marietta Holley has been entertraining lovers of good humor. "My Opinion and Betsy Bobbitts" and "Samantha at the Centennial" made her name a household word.
Page 189 - Chinese" pronounce !this story a remarkable combination of the rarest and most irresistible type of pure romance and the truest and most realistic delineation of Chinese life. The novelty of the setting and the situations will win the instant approval of the lover of good fiction. RICHARD S. HOLMES Bradford Horton: Man A Novel. I2mo, cloth, net $1.25. Dr. Holmes made a distinct place for himself among lovers of good fiction with his earlier stories, "The Victor, and "The Maid of Honor.
Page 189 - The homely humor of the old doctor and his childlike faith in 'the cure' is so intensely human that he captures the sympathy of the layman at once — a sympathy that becomes the deepest sort of interest.
Page 189 - Master of the Oaks," pulsates with real life. The scene lies in the Missouri Ozarks, a melting pot wherein those who seek the solace of nature and a living from the soil fuse their lives with the natives of the Hills in the common quest for liberty and education, love and life. NORMAN HINSDALE PITMAN The Lady Elect A Chinese Romance. Illustrated by Chinese artists. i2mo, cloth, net $1.25. Some of the best judges of a good story as well as some of the highest authorities on "Things Chinese...
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Page 190 - Protestant development, giving a concise history of the Bible in Italy, the founding of the Waldensian Mission among the Alps, the religious revival of 1800, the exile period; up to the present movement, termed "Modernism, an attempt to bring the Roman Catholic Church back to the simplicity of Christ. THE...
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Page 190 - The Scout Master of Troop 5," has scored another conspicuous success in this new story of girl life. She shows conclusively that she knows how to reach the heart of a girl as well as that of a boy. The beautiful ritual and practices of "The Camp Fire Girls" are woven into a story of surpassing interest and charm.