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Page 335 - With a view of providing for this want, and of making a series which has long held a high place in public estimation a more adequate representation of the whole body of English poetry, the Publishers have determined to issue a second series, which will contain some of the older poets, and the works of recent writers, so far as may be practicable by arrangement with the representatives of the poets whose works are still copyright. One volume, or more, at a time will be issued at short intervals ;...
Page 337 - SERIES," to distinguish them from other collections. This general title has been adopted to indicate the spirit in which they are prepared ; that is to say, with the greatest possible accuracy as regards text, and the highest degree of beauty that can be attained in the workmanship. They are printed at the Chiswick Press, on fine paper, with wide margins, and issued in a neat cloth binding.
Page 339 - This is one of those works which demand from critics and from the public, before attempting to estimate its merits In detail, an unqualified tribute of admiration. The first glance tells us that the book is one on which the leisure of a busy lifetime and the whole resources of an enthusiastic author have been lavished without stint .... This work is a kind of British Museum for this period and subject in small compass.
Page 335 - THE fifty-two volumes which have hitherto formed the well-known Aldine Series, embody the works of nearly all the more popular English poetical writers, whether lyric, epic, or satiric, up to the end of the eighteenth century. But since that time the wonderful fertility of English literature has produced many writers equal, and in some eases far superior, to the majority of their predecessors ; and the widely augmented roll of acknowledged English poets now contains many names not represented in...
Page 338 - A History of England during the Early and Middle AGES. By CH PEARSON, MA, Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, and late Lecturer in History at Trinity College, Cambridge. Second Edition, revised and enlarged. 8vo. Vol. I. to the Death of Cosur de Lion.
Page 343 - Each volume is elegantly printed in royal 8vo., and Illustrated with a very large number of well-executed engravings, printed in colours. .... They form a complete library of reference on the several subjects to which they are devoted, and nothing more complete in their way has lately appeared.
Page 683 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 342 - ... description by the editor an extremely Interesting popular sketch, which follows in smaller type. The English, French, and German popular names are given, and, wherever that delicate and difficult step is at all practicable, their derivation also. Medical properties, superstitions, and fancies, and poetic tributes and Illusions, follow. In short there Is nothing more left to be desired.