Silcote of Silcotes

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Macmillan, 1869 - 439 pages

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Page 23 - The Fairy Book ; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of
Page 22 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 20 - Morte d'Arthur.— SIR THOMAS MALORY'S BOOK OF KING ARTHUR AND OF HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE. The original Edition of CAXTON, revised for Modern Use. With an Introduction by Sir EDWARD STRACHEY, Bart. pp. xxxvii., 509. "It is with perfect confidence that we recommend this edition of the old romance to every class of readers.
Page 24 - 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.
Page 24 - TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS. By an OLD BOY. " A perfect gem of a book. The best and most healthy book about boys for boys that ever was written." — ILLUSTRATED TIMES. A BOOK OF WORTHIES. Gathered from the Old Histories and written anew by the Author of "THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFE.
Page 14 - She handles her little marvel with that rare poetic discrimination which neither exhausts it of its simple wonders by pushing symbolism too far, nor keeps those wonders in the merely fabulous and capricious stage. In fact she has produced a true children's poem, which is far more delightful to the mature than to children, though it would be delightful to all.
Page 6 - An exquisite and touching portrait of a rare and beautiful spirit. " — GUARDIAN. Wilson (Daniel, LL.D.) — Works by DANIEL WILSON, LL.D., Professor of History and English Literature in University College, Toronto : — PREHISTORIC ANNALS OF SCOTLAND. New Edition, with numerous Illustrations. Two Vols. demy 8vo. 36*. " One of the most interesting, learned, and elegant works we have seen for a long time.
Page 2 - It is intended to exhibit Milton's life in its connexions with all the more notable phenomena of the period of British history in which it was cast — its state politics, its ecclesiastical variations, its literature and speculative thought. Commencing in 1608, the Life of Milton proceeds through the last sixteen years of the reign of James I. , includes the whole of the reign of Charles I. and the subsequent years of the Commonwealth and the Protectorate...
Page 16 - The aim of the present volume is to offer to members of our English Church a collection of the best sacred Latin poetry, such as they shall be able entirely and heartily to accept and...
Page 12 - The main object of this Essay is to point out how the emotional element which underlies the Fine Arts is disregarded and undeveloped at this time so far as (despite a pretence at filling it up} to constitute an Educational Hiatus.

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