Some Ill-used Words

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D. Appleton, 1901 - 242 sayfa

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Sayfa 241 - A very remarkable book, deserving of critical analysis impossible within our limit ; brilliant, but not superficial ; well considered, but not elaborated ; constructed with the proverbial art that conceals, but yet allows itself to be enjoyed by readers to whom fine literary method is a keen pleasure.'— The World. A CHANGE OF AIR. Fifth Edition. 'A graceful, vivacious comedy, true to human nature. The characters are traced with a masterly hand.
Sayfa 231 - The infirmary was indeed never so full as on this day, which I was at some loss to account for, till upon my going abroad I observed that it was an easterly wind.
Sayfa 241 - In elegance, delicacy, and tact it ranks with the best of his novels, while in the wide range of its portraiture and the subtilty of its analysis it surpasses all his earlier ventures. ' — Spectator. QUISANTE. Fourth Edition. > The book is notable for a very high literary quality, and an impress of power and mastery on every page.
Sayfa 41 - In case of another Power making use of the complications in China in order to obtain under any form whatever such territorial advantages, the two Contracting Parties reserve to themselves to come to a preliminary understanding as to the eventual steps to be taken for the protection of their own interests in China.
Sayfa 240 - Another historical romance of the vividness and intensity of 'The Seats of the Mighty' has never come from the pen of an American.
Sayfa 236 - The Reds of the Midi. An episode of the French Revolution. By FELIX GRAS. Translated from the Provencal by Mrs. Catharine A. Janvier. With an Introduction by Thomas A. Janvier. With Frontispiece. i6mo. Cloth, $1.50. "I have read with great and sustained interest "The Reds of the South,' which you were good enough to present to me.
Sayfa 33 - But it is not by the consolidation, or concentration of powers, but by their distribution, that good government is effected. Were not this great country already divided into states, that division must be made, that each might do for itself what concerns itself directly, and what it can so much better do than a distant authority. Every state...
Sayfa 233 - you that are a critic, is the play according to your dramatic rules, as you call them? Should your people in tragedy always talk to be understood ? Why, there is not a single sentence in this play that I do not know the meaning of.
Sayfa 231 - Besides, the preposition doth not here precede its regimen, but follows it. One would imagine, to consider the matter abstractly, that this could not fail in a language like ours, which admits so few inflections, to create obscurity. Yet this, in fact, is seldom or never the consequence. Indeed, the singularity of the idiom hath made some critics condemn it absolutely. That there is nothing analogous in any known tongue, ancient or modern, hath appeared to them a sufficient reason. I own it never...
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