« PreviousContinue »
and resurrection alone, and of the life, works and words of Jesus he apparently knew nothing.
(1) It can hardly be said that any satisfactory general history of Spain has been written. The older ones are confusing and to some extent contradictory, and this necessarily diminishes the value of later ones that have used them as authorities. There is an unfinished one by the Madrid Academy of History. A pretty good history of the Spanish peninsula, for the ordinary reader, was published in Philadelphia many years ago, and may be found in some public libraries, but it brings down the story only to the close of the eighteenth century.
(2) Address him in care of his father, Gen. Peter C. Hains, 812 St. Paul St., Baltimore.
ANSWERS 386.- I cannot tell H. C. “ where to find a little poem on the words . It is more blessed to give than to receive,'" but can he tell me where to find the words he quotes ? “ Acts xx, 35,” he says, but there Paul simply quotes them from an unknown
It is a little singular that in this, the only occasion when Paul attempts to quote any words of Jesus, he gives us a sentence which none of the biographers, the writers of the gospels, in any way substantiate. Paul preaches the death
447.-(1) Charles F. Lummis writes that he believes he was the originator of the expression “ Armchair Historian,” which he first used in 1888, and repeated in his “Land of Poco Tiempo" (1893).
MARLIER & CO., Ltd.
HAVE JUST PUBLISHED:
By the author of "My New Curate"
A new novel by a popular writer:
Weighed in the Balance
By CHRISTIAN REID
Author of “ Armine," Carmela," “ A Woman 16mo, cloth, gilt edges, $1.25.
of Fortune," “ The Land of the Sun,” etc.
12mo, cloth, illustrated. Price, $1.50. Seventh Edition
A fascinating, dramatic story of the human soul. The
heroine is a young girl reared with the loftiest ideals, My New Curate
who finds, when brought into contact with the world,
that its motives and standards are in direct contradiction A Story: Gathered from the Stray Leaves of to her own. The development of her character under an Old Diary, by the Rev. P. A. SHEEHAN,
the influence of love, sorrow and disappointment forms
the basis of a most interesting psychological study., P. P., Doneraile (Diocese of Cloyne). Au- Glimpses of the better side of life in Bohemian Paris thor of “Geoffrey Austin: Student.” " The and of American society lend color to the narrative. Triumph of Failure,” etc. With numerous illustrations. 12mo, cloth, gilt top, $1.50.
The Secret of Fougereuse "So full of observation, of insight, of delicate pathos and flashing humor, that whoever once begins it will not
A Romance of the XVth Century. From the lay it down unread." -Providence Journal.
French by LOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY, with illustrations by Chase Emerson and Louis
Meynell. 12mo, cloth, ornamental, $1.25. Was Savonarola Really Excommuni- " It is a fine piece of work . . . vivid in its rendering cated ?
of the conditions and the spirit of the time, full of move
ment and incident, impressiva in its contrasts of noble An Inquiry. By Rev. J. L. O'NEIL, 0. P.
and Christian character with that of the base intriguer,
and withal thoroughly entertaining from first to last." 12mo, 193 pages, cloth, net, 75 cents.
Please mention The Book BUYER in writing to advertisers.
A RECORD OF CURRENT LITERATURE
From February to July, 1900, Inclusive
The bound volume of The Book Buyer makes a most reliable and interesting record of the literature of the last half year. It contains signed Reviews of all of the more important books, Portraits and Sketches of new and well-known authors, illustrators and engravers, Bibliographies, Literary Essays, etc.
ILLUSTRATED SKETCHES A Group of Rare Lambs, By Lida Rose McCABE The Modern School of Nature Interpretation, By John Wright BUCKHAM Subtle Humorists of the Pencil, By FitzRoy CARRINGTON Four French Binders of To-day, By S. T. PRIDEAUX Our Literary Diplomats, Part I and II, By LINDSAY SWIFT The Woodcuts of Felix Vallotton, By JEAN SCHOPFER Some Famous Literary Clans, I. The Rossettis, By Anna B. McGill
Arthur I. Keller, By William PATTEN
Thackeray–A Protest, By Maude FRANK
The Works of James Lane Allen, By Ellen Burns SHERMAN
BIOGRAPHICAL STUDIES Bjornstjerne Bjornson, By PERRITON MAXWELL
John Kendrick Bangs, By John CORBIN
Francis Fisher Browne, By John VANCE CHENEY IMPORTANT SIGNED REVIEWS BY Cyrus TOWNSEND BRADY
W. C. BROWNELL
MARY TRACY EARLE
Walter H. Page
JANE GROSVENOR COOKE
Bradford TORREY Dr. W. S. RAINSFORD
HENRY T. FINCK CLARA E. LAUGHLIN
LUCY L. CABLE BIBLIOGRAPHIES The Vale Press Publications, By Ernest DresseL North
Books About Paris, France and the Exposition
FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
FRANCIS FISHER BROWNE
James LANE ALLEN
and over 115 other portraits in the text Volume XX Now Ready, $1.50.
Nearly 500 pages and over 190 illustrations
CHARLES SCRIBNER’S SONS, Publishers 153-157 FIFTH AVENUE
“ Dedicated to all those Churches who quarrel in the name of Christ.”
THE MASTER CHRISTIAN
By MARIE CORELLI
Author of “The Sorrows of Satan,” “Barabbas," "Thelma," Etc., Etc.
This is one of the most remarkable books of recent years. It is the longest and most elaborate romance which Miss Corelli has yet written. In vigor of style, in daring of conception, in tenderness and pathos, and in its wide appeal, it presents features of extraordinary interest. It is impossible to sketch the outlines of this romance, and it is enough to say that it deals with the great problem of humanity and religion—the eternal struggle between the spiritual and the material. An allegory of striking beauty runs through the book.
It will appeal with great force to the Roman Catholic, to the Anglican, to the Nonconformist; to the agnostic and the bigot; to the worldling as well as to the religious.
It will inspire the keenest and most sustained interest, and will excite eager discussion. It puts into articulate language the inarticulate thoughts of the majority of mankind.
It is probable that this romance will be one of the most widely read books of recent years.
The publishers have printed a very heavy first edition, and a month before publication, as far as the publishers know, no first edition so great has been printed of any book by any novelist of this century. The advance edition for America and England amounted to 100,000 copies. The demand is great and is increasing daily, and booksellers cannot supply copies unless orders are given promptly.
AT ALL BOOKSTORES
DODD, MEAD & COMPANY
PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK
Please mention THE BOOK BUYER in writing to advertisers.
Dr. GEORGE P. FISHER,
“Volume II is a worthy successor of the of History in Yale University, writes: volume which preceded it. It is scholarly and
at the same time readable. It is so written as to be instructive to ministers and students of theology, while to intelligent laymen its pages will be equally attractive."
Dr. C. W. RISHELL
“The completion of Bishop Hurst's second Professor of Historical The
volume of · The History of the Christian Church' ology in Bartow University, writes:
will be hailed with pleasure by all students of Church History. It has long been looked for, and it will not disappoint the high expectations concerning it. The two volumes constitute an encyclopædia of ecclesiastical history, while they are at the same time thoroughly readable. The story they tell is itself fascinating, and the grouping of the details and the terse and vigorous style employed throughout the entire work make it still more charming. The work is scholarly without being heavy; complete without too many particulars; and it gives the reader secular relations of the Church in the various ages and countries without once losing its character as a history of the Church. All ministers and intelligent laymen will find these volumes a depository of systematized information viewed from the standpoint of Christian philosophy. They are a fitting crown to the life work of a life-long student of the Church of Christ.” Two Volumes. Unrivaled Maps and Bibliographies.
8vo. Cloth, $5 per volume.
USUAL MINISTERIAL DISCOUNT.
EATON & MAINS,
PUBLISHERS AND BOOKSELLERS,
150 Fifth Avenue, New York. Please mention Tae Book BUYER in writing to advertisers.