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Page 44 - THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 45 - THE FAIRY BOOK ; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of
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Page 22 - An exquisite and touching portrait of a rare and beautiful spirit. " — GUARDIAN. Wilson (Daniel, LL.D.) — Works by DANIEL WILSON, LL.D., Professor of History and English Literature in University College, Toronto : — PREHISTORIC ANNALS OF SCOTLAND. New Edition, with numerous Illustrations. Two Vols. demy 8vo. 36*. " One of the most interesting, learned, and elegant works we have seen for a long time.
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Page 44 - THE BOOK OF PRAISE. From the Best English Hymn Writers. Selected and arranged by SIR ROUNDELL PALMER.
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Page 34 - She handles her little marvel with that rare poetic discrimination which neither exhausts it of its simple wonders by pushing symbolism too far, nor keeps those wonders in the merely fabulous and capricious stage. In fact, she has produced a true children's poem, which is far more delightful to the mature than to children, though it would be delightful to all.