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Goldsmith.-GOLDSMITH'S MISCELLANEOUS WORKS.
With Biographical Essay by Professor Masson. Globe 8vo.
This edition includes the whole of Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Worksthe Vicar of Wakefield, Plays, Poems, &c. Of the memoir the SCOTSMAN newspaper writes : “ Such an admirable compendium of the facts of Goldsmith's life, and so careful and minute a delineation of the mixed traits of his peculiar character, as to be a very model of a literary biography."
Pope.—THE POETICAL WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE.
Edited, with Memoir and Notes, by Professor WARD. Globe 8vo. 35. 6d.
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Spenser. THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDMUND
SPENSER Edited by R. MORRIS, King's College, London.
Other Standard Works are in the Press.
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THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND
LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
“ This delightful little volume, the Golden Treasury, which contains many of the best original lyrical pieces and songs in our language, grouped with care and skill, so as to illustrate each other like the pictures in a well-arranged gallery.”—QUARTERLY REVIEW.
THE CHILDREN'S GARLAND FROM THE BEST POETS.
Selected and arranged by COVENTRY PATMORE.
“ It includes specimens of all the great masters in the art of poetry, selected with the matured judgment of a man concentrated on obtaining insight into the feelings and tastes of childhood, and desirous to awaken its finest impulses, to cultivate its keenest sensibilities.”—MORNING POST.
THE BOOK OF PRAISE. From the Best English Hymn Writers.
Selected and arranged by Sir ROUNDELL PALMER. A New and
“ All previous compilations of this kind must undeniably for the present give place to the Book of Praise. The selection has been made throughout with sound judgment and critical taste. The pains involved in this compilation must have been immense, embracing, as it does, every writer of note in this special province of English literature, and ranging over the most widely divergent tracts of religious thought.”-SATURDAY REVIEW.
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THE FAIRY BOOK; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and
rendered anew by the Author of "John HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.”
A delightful selection, in a delightful external form ; full of the physical splendour and vast opulence of proper fairy tales.”-SPECTATOR.
THE BALLAD BOOK. A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads.
Edited by WILLIAM ALLINGHAM.
“ His taste as a judge of old poetry will be found, by all acquainted with the various readings of old English ballads, true enough to justify his undertaking so critical a task.”—SATURDAY REVIEW.
THE JEST BOOK. The Choicest Anecdotes and Sayings.
and arranged by MARK LEMON.
“ The fullest and best jest book that has yet appeared.”—SATURDAY REVIEW.
BACON'S ESSAYS AND COLOURS OF GOOD AND EVIL.
With Notes and Glossarial Index. By W. ALDIS WRIGHT, M.A.
" The beautiful little edition of Bacon's Essays, now before us, does credit to the taste and scholarship of Mr. Aldis Wright. It puts the reader in possession of all the essential literary facts and chronology necessary for reading the Essays in connexion with Bacon's life and times."-SPECTATOR.
“ By far the most complete as well as the most elegant edition we possess.”—WESTMINSTER REVIEW.
THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS from this world to that which is to
By John BUNYAN.
THE SUNDAY BOOK OF POETRY FOR THE YOUNG.
Selected and arranged by C. F. ALEXANDER.
“ A well-selected volume of sacred poetry.”—SPECTATOR.
A BOOK OF GOLDEN DEEDS of all Times and all Countries.
Gathered and narrated anew. By the Author of “THE HEIR OF
“... To the young, for whom it is especially intended, as a most interesting collection of thrilling tales well told; and to their elders, as a useful handbook of reference, and a pleasant one to take up when their wish is to while away a weary half-hour. We have seen no prettier gift-book for a long time."'- ATHENÆUM.
THE POETÍCAL WORKS OF ROBERT BURNS. Edited, with
Biographical Memoir, Notes, and Glossary, by ALEXANDER
“Beyond all question this is the most beautiful edition of Burns yet out.”—EDINBURGH DAILY REVIEW.
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE. Edited from
the Original Edition by J. W. Clark, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
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THE REPUBLIC OF PLATO. TRANSLATED into ENGLISH, with
Notes, by J. LI. DAVIES, M.A. and D. J. VAUGHAN, M.A.
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THE SONG BOOK. Words and Tunes from the best Poets and
Musicians. Selected and arranged by JOHN HULLAH, Professor of Vocal Music in King's College, London.
“A choice collection of the sterling songs of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with the music of each prefixed to the words. How much true wholesome pleasure such a book can diffuse, and will diffuse, we trust, through many thousand families.”—EXAMINER.
LA LYRE FRANCAISE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by
GUSTAVE MASson, French Master in Harrow School.
A selection of the best French songs and lyrical pieces.
TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS. By an Old Boy.
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