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Page 26 - THE FAIRY BOOK; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of
Page 22 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
Page 30 - Dryden's Poetical Works. Edited, with a Memoir, Revised Text, and Notes, by WD CHRISTIE, MA, of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Page 26 - To the young, for whom it is especially intended, as a most interesting collection of thrilling tales well told; and to their elders, as a useful handbook of reference, and a pleasant one to take up when their wish is to while away a weary half-hour. We have seen no prettier gift-book for a long time."—ATHENAEUM.
Page 75 - In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe or Erra Pater ; For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of pots of ale ; Resolve by sines and tangents straight, If bread or butter wanted weight ; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day The clock does strike by algebra.
Page 30 - HORACE— THE WORKS OF HORACE, rendered into English Prose, with Introductions, Running Analysis, and Notes, by J.
Page 9 - Told in a light and amusing style, which, in its drollery and quaintness, reminds us of our old favourite Grimm.
Page 216 - Laertes' head. And these few precepts in thy memory See thou character. Give thy thoughts no tongue, Nor any unproportion'd thought his act. Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel ; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade.
Page 12 - Mitford (AB)— TALES OF OLD JAPAN. By AB MITFORD, Second Secretary to the British Legation in Japan. With upwards of 30 Illustrations, drawn and cut on Wood by Japanese Artists. New and Cheaper Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. " These very original volumes will always be interesting as memorials of a most exceptional societv, while regarded simply as tales, they 'are sparkling, sensational, and dramatic, and the originality of their idea and the quainlness of their language give them a most captivating piquancy.