Middle Greyness

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J. Lane, 1897 - 458 pages
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Page 467 - DAVIDSON (JOHN). PLAYS : An Unhistorical Pastoral ; A Romantic Farce ; Bruce, a Chronicle Play ; Smith, a Tragic Farce ; Scaramouch in Naxos, a Pantomime, with a Frontispiece and Cover Design by AUBREY BEARDSLEY.
Page 474 - THIMM (CARL A.). A COMPLETE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FENCING AND DUELLING, AS PRACTISED BY ALL EUROPEAN NATIONS FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY. With a Classified Index, arranged Chronologically according to Languages. Illustrated with numerous Portraits of Ancient and Modern Masters of the Art, title-pages and frontispieces of some of the earliest works. Portrait of the Author by WILSON STEER, and title-page designed by PATTEN WILSON.
Page 470 - GEORGE MEREDITH: Some Characteristics. With a Bibliography (much enlarged) by JOHN LANE, portrait, etc. Fourth Edition. Cr. 8vo. Purple cloth. 5s. 6d. net. THE RELIGION OF A LITERARY MAN.
Page 467 - DE TABLEY (LORD). POEMS, DRAMATIC AND LYRICAL. By JOHN LEICESTER WARREN (Lord De Tabley). Illustrations and Cover Design by CS RICKETTS.
Page 471 - Mrs. Meynell's papers are little sermons, ideal sermons, — let no one uninstructed by them take fright at the title, — they are not preachments ; they are of the sermon's right length...
Page 471 - To the metrical themes attempted by her she brings emotion, sincerity, together with an exquisite play upon our finer chords quite her own, not to be heard from another. Some of her lines have the living tremor in them. The poems are beautiful in idea as in grace of touch.
Page 471 - Mrs. Meynell has shown an amount of perceptive reason and ability to discern self-evident things as yet undiscerned, a reticence, fulness, and effectiveness of expression which place her in the very front rank of living writers in prose. At least half of the volume is classical work, embodying as it does new thought in perfect language, and bearing in every sentence the hall-mark of genius, namely, the marriage of masculine force of insight with feminine grace and tact of expression.
Page 473 - PIERROT'S LIBRARY.) STEVENSON (ROBERT LOUIS). PRINCE OTTO. A Rendering in French by EGERTON CASTLE. Crown 8vo. 5s. net. [In preparation. Also 100 copies on large paper, uniform in size with the Edinburgh Edition of the Works. A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES. With nearly 100 Illustrations by CHARLES ROBINSON.
Page 454 - And underfoot the heavy hour strews dust, And overhead strange weathers burn and bite ; And where the red was, lo the bloodless white, And where truth was, the likeness of a liar, And where day was, the likeness of the night ; This is the end of every man's desire.
Page 471 - It does not seem to me too bold to imagine Carlyle listening, without the weariful gesture, to his wife's reading of the same, hearing them to the end, and giving his comment,

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