Manual Training in Education

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W. Scott, Limited, 1896 - 310 pages
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Page 314 - Life of Thackeray. By Herman Merivale and Frank T. Marzials. "The book, with its excellent bibliography, is one which neither the student nor the general reader can well afford to miss. " — Pall Mall Gazette. " The last book published by Messrs. Merivale and Marzials is full of very real and true things." — Mrs. Anne Thackeray Ritchie on "Thackeray and his Biographers,
Page 312 - ... matter that has been printed relating to Dickens and his works ... we should, until we came across this volume, have been at a loss to recommend any popular life of England's most popular novelist as being really satisfactory. The difficulty is removed by Mr. Marzials's little book." — Athennum. Life of George Eliot. By Oscar Browning. "We are thankful for this interesting addition to our knowledge of the great novelist.
Page 320 - Marks a step of some importance in the study of some difficult physiological and psychological problems which have not yet received much attention in the scientific world of England.
Page 323 - Ibsen's characters speak and act as if they -were hypnotised, and under their creator's imperious demand to reveal themselves. There never was such a mirror held up to nature before: it is too terrible. . . . Yet we must return to Ibsen, with his remorseless surgery, his remorseless electric-light, until we, too, have grown strong and learned to face the naked — if necessary, the Jlayed and bleeding — reality." — SPEAKER (London). VOL. I. "A DOLL'S HOUSE," "THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH,
Page 312 - As to the larger section of the public, to whom the series of Great Writers is addressed, no record of Emerson's life and work could be more desirable, both in breadth of treatment and lucidity of style, than Dr. Garnett's." — 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 321 - There has been no work published since Darwin's own books which has so thoroughly handled the matter treated by him, or has done so much to place in order and clearness the immense complexity of the factors of heredity, or, lastly, has brought to light so many new facts and considerations bearing on the subject.
Page 313 - Life of Heine. By William Sharp. " This is an admirable monograph . . . more fully written up to the level of recent knowledge and criticism of its theme than any other English work.
Page 313 - 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 317 - Whether it is Saxon kinship or the fine qualities of the collection, we have found this volume the most entertaining of the three. Its riotous absurdities well overbalance its examples of the oppressively heavy. . . . The national impulse to make fun of the war correspondent has a capital example in the skit from Julius Stettenheim.

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