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Walter Scott, 1892 - 370 pages

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Page 332 - LIFE OF MILL. By WL Courtney. " A most sympathetic and discriminating memoir." Glasgow Herald. LIFE OF SCHILLER. By Henry W. Nevinson. "Presents the poet's life in a neatly rounded picture.
Page iii - Canon Taylor is probably the most encyclopaedic all-round scholar now living. His new volume on the Origin of the Aryans is a first-rate example of the excellent account to which he can turn his exceptionally wide and varied information.
Page 328 - Among the distinguished French students of sociology, Professor Letourneau has long stood in the first rank. He approaches the great study of man free from bias and shy of generalisations. To collect, scrutinise, and appraise facts is his chief business. In the volume before us he shows these qualities in an admirable degree.
Page 331 - Academy. LIFE OF BUNYAN. By Canon Venables. "A most intelligent, appreciative, and valuable memoir." Scotsman. LIFE OF CRABBE. By TE Kebbel. "No English poet since Shakespeare has observed certain aspects of nature and of human life more closely ; and in the qualities of manliness and of sincerity he is surpassed by none. . . . Mr. Kebbel's monograph is worthy of the subject.
Page 330 - Life of Dickens. By Frank T. Marzials. " Notwithstanding the mass of 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
Page 332 - Scottish Leader. Life of Charlotte Bronte. By A. Birrell. " Those who know much of Charlotte Bronte will learn more, and those who know nothing about her will find all that is best worth learning in Mr. Birrell's pleasant book.
Page 330 - 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 328 - 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." Nature. X. MANUAL TRAINING. By Dr. CM WOODWARD, Directoi of the Manual Training School, St. Louis. Illustrated. " There is no greater authority on the subject than Professor Woodward.
Page 328 - THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALES. By E. SIDNEY HARTLAND. " Mr. Hartland's book will win the sympathy of all earnest students, both by the knowledge it displays, and by a thorough love and appreciation of his subject, which is evident throughout.

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