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Side 29 - A picture finely and amply conceived. In the strength and insight in which the story has been conceived, in the wealth of fancy and reflection bestowed upon its execution, and in the moving sincerity of its pathos throughout, "Sir Richard Calmady" must rank as the great novel of a great writer.
Side 29 - A remarkably fine book, with a noble motive and a sound conclusion.' — Pilot. Gilbert Parker's Novels. Crown 8vo. 6s. each. PIERRE AND HIS PEOPLE. Fifth Edition. 'Stories happily conceived and finely executed. There is strength and genius in Mr. Parker's style.'— Daily Telegraph. MRS. FALCHION. Fourth Edition. 'A splendid study of character.
Side 12 - Dr. Gibson's work is worthy of a high degree of appreciation. To the busy worker and the intelligent student the commentary will be a real boon; and it will, if we are not mistaken, be much in demand. The Introduction is almost a model of concise, straightforward, prefatory remarks on the subject treated.
Side 27 - The tender reverence of the treatment and the imaginative beauty of the writing have reconciled us to the daring of the conception, and the conviction is forced on...
Side 35 - Every one who reads books at all must read this thrilling romance, from the first page of which to the last the breathless reader is haled along. An inspiration of manliness and courage.'— Daily Chronicle, Lucas Malet.
Side 11 - It is a good book, distinguished by accuracy in detail, clear arrangement of facts, and a broad grasp of principles.
Side 22 - Stevenson (RL). THE LETTERS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Selected and Edited, with Notes and Introductions, by SIDNEY COLVIN. Sixth and Cheaper Edition. Crown Bvo. its. LIBRARY EDITION. Demy Svo. 2 vols. 251. net. A Colonial Edition is also published. VAILIMA LETTERS. With an Etched Portrait by WILLIAM STRANG.
Side 28 - It is a perfectly enchanting story of love and chivalry, and pure romance. The Count is the most constant, desperate, and modest and tender of lovers, a peerless gentleman, an intrepid fighter, a faithful friend, and a magnanimous foe.
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