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Seite 340 - 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...
Seite 346 - LES MISERABLES. By VICTOR HUGO. AUTHORISED COPYRIGHT ENGLISH TRANSLATION. "The merits of 'Les Miserables' do not merely consist in the conception of it as a whole ; it abounds with details of unequalled beauty. M. Victor Hugo has stamped upon every page the hall-mark of genius." — Quarterly Review. 29. BARBARA'S HISTORY. By AMELIA B. EDWARDS. " It is not often that we light upon a novel of so much merit and interest as
Seite 338 - These concluding volumes of Mr. Dixon's ' History of two Queens ' will be perused with keen interest by thousands of readers. Whilst no less valuable to i ha student, they will be far more enthralling to the general reader than the earlier half of the history. Every page of what may be termed Anne Boleyn's story affords a happy illustration of the author's vivid and picturesque style. The work should be found in every library."— Post
Seite 346 - A NOBLE LIFE. BY THE AUTHOR OF "JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN." "This is one of those pleasant tales in which the author of 'John Halifax' speaks out of a generous heart the purest truths of life."— Examiner.
Seite 347 - is a work brimful of life and humour and of the deepest human Interest. It is a book to be returned to again and again for the deep and searching knowledge it evinces of human thoughts and feelings."- — Athenceum. XXXIX.— THE WOMAN'S KINGDOM. BY THE AUTHOR OF "JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN.
Seite 347 - A very pleasant, healthy story, well and artistically told. The book is sure of a wide circle of readers. The character of Hannah is one of rare beauty."— Standard. XLIV.— SAM SLICK'S AMERICANS AT HOME. "This is one of the most amusing books that we ever read."— .Standard XLV.— THE UNKIND WORD. BY THE AUTHOR OF
Seite 347 - A BRAVE LADY. BY THE AUTHOR OF " JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN." " A very good novel ; a thoughtful, well-written book, showing a tender sympathy with human nature, and permeated by a pure and noble spirit.'' — Examiner. XLIII. -HANNAH. BY THE AUTHOR OF
Seite 347 - LIFE OF MARIE ANTOINETTE. BY PROFESSOR CHARLES DUKE YONGE. "A work of remarkable merit and interest, which will, we doubt not, become the most popular English history of Marie Antoinette.
Seite 340 - 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 in reference to living persons, but her extracts have been judiciously made. Moscheles writes fairly of what is called the ' Music of the Future ' and its disciples, and his judgments on Herr Wagner, Dr.
Seite 338 - Second Edition. Demy 8vo. Price 30s. Completing the "Work. " These concluding volumes of Mr. Dixon's ' History of two Queens ' will be perused with keen interest by thousands of readers. Whilst no less valuable to the student, they will be far more enthralling to the general reader than the earlier half of the history. Every page of what may be termed Anne Boleyn's story affords a happy illustration of the author's vivid and picturesque style. The work should be found in every library.