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Page 3 - Round Table. With Biographical Introduction. The Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend. By Sir THOMAS BROWNE, Knt Ballad Poetry of the Affections. By ROBERT BUCHANAN. Coleridge's Christabel, and other Imaginative Poems. With Preface by ALGERNON C. SWINBURNE. Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences and Maxims.
Page 155 - With yielding hand, That feels him still, yet to his furious course Gives way, you, now retiring, following now Across the stream, exhaust his idle rage ; Till, floating broad upon his breathless side, And to his fate abandoned, to the shore You gaily drag your unresisting prize.
Page 88 - But the Nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think miracles are not ceased.
Page 8 - ' We should be glad if any words of ours could help to bespeak a large circulation for this handsome attractive book." — Illustrated Times. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Written by Sir PHILIP SIDNEY. Edited, with Notes. by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 155 - Of pendent trees, the monarch of the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly, And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last, while haply o'er the shaded Sun Passes a cloud, he desperate takes the death, With sullen plunge. At once he darts along...
Page 8 - The chapters are so lively in themselves, so mingled with shrewd views of human nature, so full of illustrative anecdotes, that the reader cannot fail to be amused.
Page 9 - It supplies a want which has long been felt, and ought to be in the hands of all students of history."- — Tim,?s.
Page 8 - Familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language. 3rd and enlarged Edition. " The most extensive dictionary of quotation we have met with." — Notes and Queries. Essays by Montaigne. Edited, Compared, Revised, and Annotated by the Author of "The Gentle Life.