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Page 526 - THE BAYARD SERIES, Edited by the late J. HAIN FRISWELL. Comprising Pleasure Books of Literature produced in the Choicest Style as Companionable Volumes at Home and Abroad. "We can hardly imagine better books for boys to read or for men to ponder over.
Page 534 - Gouff'e. The Royal Cookery Book. By JULES GOUFFE ; translated and adapted for English use by ALPHONSE GOUFFE, Head Pastrycook to Her Majesty the Queen. Illustrated with large plates printed in colours. 161 Woodcuts, 8vo, cloth extra, gilt edges, 2/. 2s. " Domestic Edition, half-bound, 10*. 6d. " By far the ablest and most complete work on cookery that has ever been submitted to the gastronomical world.
Page 309 - Love thyself last: cherish those hearts that hate thee; Corruption wins not more than honesty. Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace To silence envious tongues. Be just, and fear not: Let all the ends thou aim'st at be thy country's, Thy God's, and truth's; then if thou fall'st, O Cromwell, Thou fall'st a blessed martyr!
Page 533 - Familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language. 3rd and enlarged Edition. 6s. "The most extensive dictionary of quotation we have met with." — Notes and Queries. Essays by Montaigne. Edited and Annotated by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 548 - The volumes before us show a vast amount of diligence ; but with Webster it is diligence in combination with fancifulness, — with Worcester in combination with good sense and judgment. Worcester's is the soberer and safer book, and may be pronounced the best existing English Lexicon.
Page 527 - Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend. By Sir THOMAS BROWNE, Knt. Ballad Poetry of the Affections. By ROBERT BUCHANAN. Coleridge's Christabel, and other Imaginative Poems. With Preface by ALGERNON C. SWINBURNE. Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences, and Maxims.
Page 533 - Edition. *'The chapters are so lively in themselves, so mingled with shrewd views of human nature, so full of illustrative anecdotes, that the reader cannot fail to be amused.
Page 530 - L' Allegro. Poetry of Nature. Harrison Weir. Rogers' (Sam.) Pleasures of Memory. Shakespeare's Songs and Sonnets. Tennyson's May Queen. Elizabethan Poets. Wordsworth's Pastoral Poems. " Such works are a glorious beatification for a poet.
Page 529 - The Wild North Land; the Story of a Winter Journey with Dogs across Northern North America. Demy 8vo, cloth, with numerous Woodcuts and a Map, 4th Edition, iSs.