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Page 174 - 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 175 - LIFE OF BURNS. By Professor Blackie. " The editor certainly made a hit when he persuaded Blackie to write about Burns."— Pall Mall Gazette. LIFE OF VICTOR HUGO. By Frank T. Marzials. " Mr. Marzials's volume presents to us, in a more handy form than any English, or even French handbook gives, the summary of what, up to the moment in which we write, is known or conjectured about the life of the great poet."— Saturday Review.
Page 173 - Hope. CAMPBELL. Edited by J. Hogben. SHELLEY. Edited by J. Skipsey. WORDSWORTH. Edited by AJ Symington. BLAKE Edited by Joseph Skipsey. WHITTIER. Edited by Eva Hope. POE. Edited by Joseph Skipsey. CHATTERTON. Edited by John Richmond. BURNS. Poems.
Page 174 - Colonel Grant has performed his task with diligence, sound judgment, good taste, and accuracy."— Illustrated London News. LIFE OF DARWIN. By GT Bettany. " Mr. GT Bettany's Life of Darwin is a sound and conscientious work." —Saturday Review. LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE. By A. Birrell. "Those who know much of Charlotte Bronte will learn more, and those who know nothing about her will find all that is best worth learning in Mr. Birrell's pleasant book.
Page 175 - Academy. LIFE OF BUNYAN. By Canon Venables. "A most intelligent, appreciative, and valuable memoir." — Scotsman, LIFE OF CRABBE. By TE Kebbel. "No English poet since Shakespeare has observed certain aspects of nature and of human life more Closely."— Athenaeum. LIFE OF HEINE. By William Sharp. "An admirable monograph . . . more fully written up to the level of recent knowledge and criticism than any other English work."— Scotsman.
Page 174 - 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. Life of Keats. By WM Rossetti. "Valuable for the ample information which it contains.
Page 175 - Saturday Review. Life of Goethe. By James Sime. "Mr. James Sime's competence as a biographer of Goethe, both in respect of knowledge of his special subject, and of German literature generally, is beyond question.
Page 174 - Review. LIFE OF SMOLLETT. By David Hannay. " A capable record of a writer who still remains one of the great masters of the English novel." — Saturday Review. 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."— Daity Newt.
Page 175 - Mr. Nevinson has added much to the charm of his book by his spirited translations, which give excellently both the ring and sense of the original." — Manchester Guardian. Life of Thackeray.