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Page 416 - Wicks revealed himself as a writer of quite uncommon subtlety and strength." The " TIMES " says: "Many scenes could be enumerated from Mr. Wicks's novel which, in the essential satire of the situations and in the spirit in which they are described, would not disgrace the best English satirists.
Page 416 - It would follow, then, that it is totally unlike any other English novels of the present day." Saturday Review says : — "The incidents packed into 'The Veiled Hand' are very numerous and dramatic. Mr. Wicks manages his plenitude of episode with such skill that his packing is not a congestion. His plot, which is exceedingly ingenious, involves a wide variety of urgent topics, all of which Mr. Wicks treats with familiarity, shrewdness, and vivacity. In the matter of construction ' The Veiled Hand...
Page 415 - In reading it one is reminded more than anything else of Thackeray's wonderfully broad and true pictures of manners, and of Thackeray's genius for universalizing the snob and artistically glorifying the flunkey. It would follow, then, that it is totally unlike any other English novels of the present day.
Page 20 - a said so if it wasn't true," replied Slant, with a touch of reproachfulness in his voice. "The Marquis is a val'able horse, and I wouldn't take the responsibility of 'aving 'im out in 'is present state. I'll say he's a val'able horse, Mr. Chippering," he repeated, with a slight turn of the head, and intimating thereby that he was making a great concession in admitting the excellence of anything on the premises. Mr. Chippering failing to observe this, asked: " Now, don't you think it's a very extraordinary...