Out of Egypt: Stories from the Threshold of the East

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E. Mathews, 1895 - 190 pages
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Page 201 - Fcap. 8vo. 3s. 6d. net. Very few remain. MARSTON (PHILIP BOURKE). A LAST HARVEST : LYRICS AND SONNETS FROM THE BOOK OF LIFE.
Page 194 - ... where a stipulation has been made to the contrary, and of printing a separate edition of any of the books for America irrespective of the numbers to which the English editions are limited. The numbers mentioned do not include copies sent to the public libraries, nor those sent for review.
Page 199 - Post 8vo. 4s. 6d. net. [ Very few remain. Transferred by the Author to the present Publisher.
Page 204 - Subscription Ģi per annum, post free, for the four numbers. Quarto, printed on hand-made paper, and issued in a limited edition to subscribers only. The Magazine will contain articles upon Literature, Music, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and the Decorative Arts; Poems; Essays; Fiction; original Designs; with reproductions of pictures and drawings by the old masters and contemporary artists. There will be a new titlepage and ornaments designed by the Editor. Among the contributors to the Hobby...
Page 197 - This is eminently a fascinating little volume; one that will give to many readers a new interest in the examples of pictorial art with which it deals. Certainly, in the delight in the beauty of the human form, and of the fair shows of earth, and sea, and sky which it manifests, and in the harmonious verbal expression which this delight has found, the book is one of the most Keats-like things that has been produced since Keats himself went the way of all great poets and took his seat among the immortals.'*...
Page 199 - PRESS. 250 copies. i6mo. 5^- net, Transferred by the Author to the present Publisher. " In these few poems Mr. Home has set before a tasteless age, and an extravagant age, examples of poetry which, without fear or hesitation, we consider to be of true and pure beauty.
Page 202 - Symonds' interests! Here are criticisms upon the Venetian Tiepolo, upon M. Zola, upon Mediaeval Norman Songs, upon Elizabethan lyrics, upon Plato's am Dante s ideals of love ; and not a sign anywhere, except may be in the last, that he has more concern for, or knowledge of, one theme than another. Add to these artistic themes the...
Page 202 - Some of the essays are very charming, in Mr. Symonds best style, but the first one, that which gives its name to the volume, is at least the most curious of tne lot." — Speaker. "The other essays are the work of a sound and sensible critic."— National Observer.
Page 203 - The blank verse is the true verse of pastoral, quiet and scholarly, with frequent touches of beauty. The echoes of Theocritus and of the classics at large are modest and felicitous.''— Anti-Jac bin. ** A charming little pastoral play in one act. The verse is singularly graceful, and many bright gems of wit sparkle in the dialogues.
Page 197 - Stephania.' .... Stephania, Otho, and Sylvester II., the three persons of the play, are more than mere names Besides great effort, commendable effort, there is real greatness in this play ; and the blank verse is often sinewy and strong with thought...

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