Plays and Puritans, and Other Historical Essays

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Macmillan and Company, 1873 - 271 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 150 - What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one (from whence they came) Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life...
الصفحة 50 - BACON'S ESSAYS AND COLOURS OF GOOD AND EVIL. With Notes and Glossarial Index. By W. ALDIS WRIGHT, MA THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS from this World to that which is to come.
الصفحة 162 - I will add to your yoke : my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
الصفحة 51 - ... 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.
الصفحة 21 - We know no better book for those who want knowledge or seek to refresh it. As for the ' sensational,' most novels are tame compared with these narratives.
الصفحة 51 - A BOOK OF GOLDEN DEEDS of All Times and All Countries gathered and narrated anew. By the Author of "The Heir of Redclyffe.
الصفحة 34 - THE PRINCE'S PROGRESS, AND OTHER POEMS. With two Designs by DG ROSSETTI. Fcap. 8vo. 6s. " Miss Rossett? s poems are of the kind which recalls Shelley's definition of Poetry as the record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds.
الصفحة 34 - Scouring of the White Horse; or, the Long VACATION RAMBLE OF A LONDON CLERK. Illustrated by DOYLE. Imp. i6mo. Cheaper Issue. 3*. 6d. ' ' A glorious tale of summer joy. " — FREEMAN. " There is a genial hearty life about the book.
الصفحة 104 - I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.
الصفحة 8 - From the higher mind of cultivated, all-questioning, but still conservative England, in this our puzzled generation, we do not know of any utterance in literature so characteristic as the poems of Arthur Hugh Clough." — FRASER'S MAGAZINE. Clunes THE STORY OF PAULINE: an Autobiography.

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