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Andrew Lang, as you probably know was a Scotsman who collected fairy tales with the unique attribute of color--The Green Fairy Book, The Blue Fairy Book, etc. He also wrote some scholarly works on ... Read full review
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Page 31 - Rossetti. — A SHADOW OF DANTE : being an Essay towards studying Himself, his World, and his Pilgrimage.
Page 22 - THE ROOTS OF THE MOUNTAINS, wherein is told somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale, their Friends, their Neighbours, their Foemen, and their Fellows-in-Arms. Written in Prose and Verse. Square cr. 8vo, A TALE OF THE HOUSE OF THE WOLFINGS, and all the Kindreds of the Mark.
Page 6 - Wellington. — LIFE OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON. By the Rev. GR GLEIG, MA Crown 8vo. , y. 6d.
Page 31 - Milner. — COUNTRY PLEASURES: the Chronicle of a Year chiefly in a Garden. By GEORGE MILNER.
Page 7 - Brassey (The Late Lady). A VOYAGE IN THE ' SUNBEAM' ; OUR HOME ON THE OCEAN FOR ELEVEN MONTHS.
Page 24 - INSECTS AT HOME . a Popular Account of British Insects, their Structure, Habits and Transformations.
Page 76 - We heard the sweet bells over the bay? In the caverns where we lay, Through the surf and through the swell The far-off sound of a silver bell? Sand-strewn caverns, cool and deep...
Page 6 - Romanes. — THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF GEORGE JOHN ROMANES, MA, LL.D., FRS Written and Edited by his Wife. With Portrait and 2 Illustrations. Cr. 8vo., 6s.
Page 183 - My people ask counsel at their stocks, and their staff declareth unto them: for the spirit of whoredoms hath caused them to err, and they have gone a whoring from under their God.