Bid me discourse, and other tales, Band 3

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Seite 322 - A story whose pathetic beauty will appeal irresistibly to all readers."— Post. XXXVI.— A NOBLE LIFE. BY THE AUTHOR OF
Seite 321 - Miserables' do not merely consist in the conception of it as a whole; it abounds, page after page, with details of unequalled beauty. In dealing with all the emotions, doubts, fears, which go to make up our common humanity, M. Victor Hugo has stamped upon every page the hall-mark of genius.
Seite 322 - ALEC FORBES OF HOWGLEN. BY GEORGE MAC DONALD, LL.D. " No account of this story would give any idea of the profound interest that pervades the work from the first page to the last.
Seite 313 - The author of this very interesting memoir was a French gentleman of ancient lineage, who left his home in Normandy to enter the service of Napoleon...
Seite 174 - And they, having heard the king, went their way; and lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was. And when they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
Seite 315 - A LEGACY: Being the Life and Remains of JOHN MARTIN, Schoolmaster and Poet. Written and Edited by the Author of "JOHN HALIFAX." 2 vols. crown 8vo. With Portrait. 21s. " This is, in many respects, a remarkable book. It records the life, work, aspirations, and death of a schoolmaster and poet, of lowly birth but high-strung and ambitions soul.
Seite 314 - Young, Balfe, Braham, and many other artists of note in their time, will recall a flood of recollections. It was a delicate task for Madame Moscheles to select from the diaries...
Seite 314 - This life of Moscheles will be a valuable book of reference for the musical historian, for the contents extend over a period of threescore years, commencing with 1794, and ending at 1870. We need scarcely state that all the portions of Moscheles' diary which refer to his Intercourse with Beethoven, Hummel, Weber, Czerny, Spontini, Rossini, Auber, HaleVy, Schumann, Cherubini, Spohr.
Seite 320 - THE ROMANCE OF THE FORUM ; OR, NARRATIVES, SCENES, AND ANECDOTES FROM COURTS OF JUSTICE. BY PETER BURKE, SERJEANT AT LAW. "This attractive book will be perused with much interest It contains a great variety of singular and highly romantic stories."— John Bull.
Seite 317 - Halifax, the hero of this most beautiful story, is no ordinary hero, and this his history ie no ordinary book. It is a full-length portrait of a true gentleman, one of nature's own nobility. It is also the history of a home, and a thoroughly English one. The work abounds in incident, and is full of graphic power and true pathos.

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