What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Abel Avenged Ardrigh Avenamore Bawn co Pagh bores brain brave child Conception condemned Consort Queen creed crime dare dear death disinherited divine dream E.C. One Shilling E.C. Six Shillings E.C. Three-and-Sixpence Erth Escanior Evolutionist Evolutionist Party eyes Fair Play fear force GEORGE JACOB HOLYOAKE give Graciousness heart heir human Ijain Judath Justice King Hector Lady Florence Dixie Lady Isola Leadenhall Press Leadenhall-street line of type live LONDON look Mamma Max O'Rell Merani mind Mother Nature Nature's Nature's law noble Papa perfect poems pow'r Prince Bernis Prince of Bernia Prince of Scota prison puppet reap reign Saladin Sanctimonious Saxscober Saxscober's Saxscoberland SCENE Scrutus Shafto Sire slave Songs soul speak Street Superstition thee thing thou art thought toil true Truth unnatural laws unto Vergli Verita Vivisection voice Vulnar W. H. SMITH whisper wife Woman words young Fortunatus
Page 160 - ... and from a still greater advance in his faculties of imagination, curiosity and wonder. I am aware that the assumed instinctive belief in God has been used by many persons as an argument for His existence. But this is a rash argument, as we should thus be compelled to believe in the existence of many cruel and malignant spirits...
Page 160 - The belief in God has often been advanced as not only the greatest, but the most complete of all the distinctions between man and the lower animals. It is however impossible, as we have seen, to maintain that this belief is innate or instinctive in man. On the other hand a belief in all-pervading spiritual agencies seems to be universal ; and apparently follows from a considerable advance in man's reason, and from a still greater advance in his faculties of imagination, curiosity and wonder.
Page 168 - STORIES FROM OLDFASHIONED CHILDREN'S BOOKS, Brought Together and Introduced to the Reader. A collection of children's stories arranged in approximate chronological order from 1767 to 1827. Illustrations include title pages from books and magazines and 250 amusing cuts. Cited in Haviland 62.
Page 170 - The World. English as She is Spoke : or a Jest in Sober EARNEST: Ninth Edition. LONDON: Field «- Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, EC _ __ [One Shilling. A MANUAL by means of which the Portuguese author, who has struggled with the difficulties of the English language by aid of dictionary and phrase-book, proposes to teach its complexities to his fellow countrymen. The solemn good faith of the writer crowns the unapproachable grotesqueness of hii composition. " Deliciously humorous." — Detroit Free Press....
Page 170 - EC [One Shilling. A manual by means of which the Portuguese author, who has struggled with the difficulties of the English language by aid of dictionary and phrase-book, proposes to teach its complexities to his fellow countrymen. The solemn good faith of the writer crowns the unapproachable grotesqueness of his composition. " Excruciatingly funny." — The World. ENGLISH AS SHE IS SPOKE: OR A JEST IN SOBER EARNEST.
Page 164 - LONDON CITY SUBURBS, dealing with the great residential belt of London. By PERCY FITZGERALD. Three Hundred Picturesque Views from Original Drawings by W. LUKER, JR. LONDON : The Leadenhall Press, Ltd : 50, Leadenhall-street, EG [Two Guineas.
Page 171 - ENGLISH COUNTY SONGS. (Words and Music.) Collected and Edited by LUCY E. BROADWOOD and IA FULLER MAITLAND, MA, FSA LONDON : The Leadenhall Press, Ltd : 5o, Leadenhall-street, EC [Six Shillings.
Page 164 - Illustrated by W. LUKER, JUN., from Original Drawings carefully finished on the spot and engraved in Paris. LONDON: The Leadenhall Press, 50, Leadenhall-street, EC [£3 3S.
Page 176 - THE BEST BOOK OF ALPHABETS PUBLISHED. A NEW SHILLING BOOK OF ALPHABETS, PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL, ANCIENT AND MODERN. For the use of Architects, Clergymen, Decorators, Designers, Draughtsmen, Teachers, &c. With a curiously interesting Alphabet (capitals and small letters) in facsimile from an original MS. written by Charles I. .together with his writing-master's "copy.