The Gain of Life, and Other Essays

T. Fisher Unwin, 1890 - 285 pagina's

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Pagina 240 - In the personal conduct of my hero and heroine, there is one circumstance which was intended to startle the reader from the trance of ordinary life. It was my object to break through the crust of those outworn opinions on which established institutions depend.
Pagina 5 - The Dawn of the Nineteenth Century in England : A Social Sketch of the Times. By JOHN ASHTON.
Pagina 19 - The Five Talents of Woman. Young Women. By the Rev. EJ HARDY, Author of "How to be Happy though Married,
Pagina 15 - A Layman's Study of the English Bible Considered in its Literary and Secular Aspects. By FRANCIS BOWEN, LL.D. Crown 8vo., cloth, 4s. 6d. " Most heartily do we recommend this little volume to the careful study not only of those whose faith is not yet fixed and settled, but of those whose love for it and reliance on it grows with their growing years.
Pagina 12 - The Lives of Robert and Mary Moffat. By their Son, JOHN SMITH MOFFAT. Sixth edition. Portraits, Illustrations, and Maps. Crown 8vo., cloth, 75.
Pagina 18 - Likely to be very useful at the present time, as it is one of the best books on the subject." — Saturday Review. Tuscan Studies and Sketches. Author of " A Nook in the Apennines," " Messer Agnolo's Household,
Pagina 48 - This would be an adaptation to actual business of the spiritual truth that " to him that hath shall be given ; but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he seemeth to have.
Pagina 12 - An inspiring record of calm, brave, wise work, and will find a place of value on the honoured shelf of missionary biography. The biographer has done his work with reverent care, and in a straightforward, unaffected style.
Pagina 16 - A valuable addition to the literature of Philosophy." — Scotsman. " No greater service could be done to English and American students than to give them a trustworthy rendering of Kuno Fischer's brilliant expositions.
Pagina 15 - Critical, in the best sense of the word. Unlike many treatises on the subject this is a sober and reverent investigation, and abounds in a careful and instructive exegesis of every passage bearing upon it.

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