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Aroon Ballads Baring Gould BARRACK-ROOM BALLADS BEHOLD Bill Nye Buckram Cambridge Castles Cheaper Edition Clark Russell College Collingwood Commem Crown Svo cushat Dear Kitty Don who ploughed dream English ESQUIRE BEDELL fate That gar'd fetters of rhyme Fire Brigades freshers Giles's street Gladstone GOES TO LECTURES Gordon Browne gown GRACIOSA hae ye hair Henley horrid Illustrated by Gordon Juggins Keble Kenmare river L. T. Meade Lady Jane laye a-dreamynge lies a-dying lips Literature little Edward M.A. Crown Mabel Robinson Manville Fenn maun bumpit Mdle meadow-gate moon night Nuneham Oxford town pow-wow Ramoth-Gilead Robert Browning Robert Browning played rose Rudiments watch Rudyard Kipling sad sherrie shriek Squire summer suitings suppit the sad Sweet swells tear was drown'd testamur thee There's Thinketh thought Tis the wind Troy Town Twas twenty-two young two-pound-ten verse volume W. E. GLADSTONE waefu waly wedding-cakes whispered
Page 34 - ... moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors: — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable, Pillow'd upon my fair Love's ripening breast To feel for ever its soft fall and swell, Awake for ever in a sweet unrest; Still, still to hear her tender-taken breath, And so live ever, — or else swoon to death.
Page 9 - That whatever Mr. Baring Gould writes is well 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...
Page 9 - Old Country Life," as healthy wholesome reading, full of breezy life and movement, full of quaint stories vigorously told, will not be excelled by any book to be published throughout the year. Sound, hearty, and English to the core.
Page 6 - Mr. Kipling's verse is strong, vivid, full of character. . . . Unmistakable genius rings in every line.* — Times. ' 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 6 - The greatest world-poem of the nineteenth century next to "Faust." It is in the same set with "Agamemnon," with "Lear," with the literature that we now instinctively regard as high and holy.