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PROSE MASTERPIECES FROM MODERN ESSAY. ISTS: comprising single specimen essays from Irving, Leigh Hunt, Lamb, De Quincey, Landor, Sydney Smith, Thackeray, Emerson, Arnold, Morley, Helps, Kingsley, Ruskin, Lowell, Carlyle, Macaulay, Froude, Freeman, Gladstone, Newman, Leslie Stephen. These essays have been selected with reference to presenting specimens of the method of thought and the literary style of their several writers, and also for the purpose of putting into convenient shape for direct comparison the treatment given by such writers to similar subjects. THE MUTABILITY OF LITERATURE, by My Winter GARDEN, by Kingsley. Irving
Work, by Ruskin. THE WORLD OF Books, by Hunt,
ON A CERTAIN CONDESCENSION IN FORIMPERFECT SYMPATHIES, by Lamb.
EIGNERS, by Lowell. CONVERSATION, by De Quincey.
ON HISTORY, by Carlyle. PETITION OF THE THUGS, by Landor. History, by Macaulay. BENEFITS OF PARLIAMENT, by Landor. THE SCIENCE OF History, by Froude. FALLACIES, by Smith,
RACE AND LANGUAGE, by Freeman. N11 Nist Bonum, by Thackeray.
KIN BEYOND THE SEA, by Gladstone. COMPENSATION, by Emerson.
PRIVATE JUDGMENT, by Newman. SWEETNESS AND LIGHT, by Arnold.
AN APOLOGY FOR PLAIN SPEAKING, by Popular CULTURE, by Morley.
Stephen. ART OF LIVING WITH OTHERS, by Helps.
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7 50 THE ESSAYS OF ELIA. By Charles Lamb.
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$10 00 AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS; A MANUAL OF SUGGESTIONS FOR BEGINNERS IN LITERATURE: comprising a description of publishing methods and arrangements, directions for the preparation of MSS. for the press, explanations of the details of book-manufacturing, with instructions for proof-reading, and specimens of typography, the text of the United States Copyright Law and information concerning International Copyrights, together with general hints for authors. Octavo, cloth extra
$1 00 “Full of valuable information for authors and writers. * * * A most instructive
and excellent manual.”-Harper's Monthly (Easy Chair). G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS, PUBLISHERS,
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