Reminiscences of Smugglers and Smuggling: Being the Substance of a Lecture Delivered at ... Hastings. [With Special Reference to Hastings and the Neighbourhood.]

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J. C. Hotten, 1873 - Smugglers - 128 pages
 

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Page 127 - CRUIKSHANK, JOHN LEECH, JULIAN PORTCH, "PHIZ," and other artists, SIR NOEL PATON, MILLAIS, JOHN TENNIEL, RICHARD DOYLE, and M. ELLEN EDWARDS have now contributed several exquisite pictures, thus making the new edition- which is TWICE THE SIZE OP THE OLD ONE, and contains irresistibly funny pieces— THE BEST BOOK FOR THE DRAWING-ROOM TABLE NOW PUBLISHED.
Page 127 - AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE." A volume of delightfully humorous Poems, very similar to the mirthful verses of Tom Hood. Readers will not be disappointed with this work.
Page 125 - Complete in Three Vols. Vol. I. contains the Plays complete, including the doubtful ones; Vol. II. the Poems and Minor Translations, with an Introductory Essay by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE ; Vol.
Page 3 - There is a certain freedom and swing in these translations, which not only more resembles the brisk spirit and ringing tone of the original, but is truly refreshing after the stiff rendering which had been generally made of Horace's choicest composition. We become grateful for new renderings, which, whilst they retain as much of the spirit and force of the original as translations can, vehicle the old Roman thoughts through sweet measures, and dainty rhythmic melodies.
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Page 127 - There is no doubt that Mr. Cholmondeley Pennell's merry volume of verse, entitled 'Puck on Pegasus,' which has reached a sixth edition, merits the honour and success of that unquestionable proof of popularity. The book has been reviewed over and over again." — Daily Telegraph. " . . . . Splendid verse. The sixth edition— on the merits of the book it ought to be the sixtieth — is published in exquisite garb by Mr. Hotten. Those who do not already know the wonderful swing of Mr. Cholmondeley...

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