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I gotr this chiefly because I greatly enjoyed Dickinson's Modern Symposium setting out the rival political philosophies in Britain about 100 years ago. Read full review
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Page 33 - tis too horrible ! The weariest and most loathed worldly life, ^ That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment Can lay on nature, is a paradise To what we fear of death.
Page 36 - FIRST LATIN READER. With Notes adapted to the Shorter Latin Primer and Vocabulary.
Page 29 - ROBINSON. THE SQUIRE OF WANDALES. By A. SHIELD. A REVEREND GENTLEMAN. By JM COBBAN. A DEPLORABLE AFFAIR. By WE NORRIS. A CAVALIER'S LADYE. By Mrs. DICKER. THE PRODIGALS. By Mrs.
Page 34 - MA, late Fellow of St. John's, Cambridge, is. 6d. DEMOSTHENES AGAINST CONON AND CALLICLES. Edited with Notes and Vocabulary, by F.
Page 8 - BALLADS OF THE BRAVE: Poems of Chivalry, Enterprise, Courage, and Constancy. Edited, with Notes, by Rev. F. LANGBRIDGE. Crown 8vo. Buckram. y. 6d. School Edition. 2s. 6d. 'A very happy conception happily carried out. These "Ballads of the Brave" are intended to suit the real tastes of boys, and will suit the taste of the great majority.
Page 190 - Glaucon, musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul...
Page 178 - ... drawing towards and contemplating the vast sea of beauty, he will create many fair and noble thoughts and notions in boundless love of wisdom; until on that store he grows and waxes strong, and at last the vision is revealed to him of a single science which is the science of beauty everywhere.
Page 10 - The time has certainly arrived for a new edition of Gibbon's great work. . . . Professor Bury is the right man to undertake this task. His learning is amazing, both in extent and accuracy. The book is issued in a handy form, and at a moderate price, and it is admirably printed.