Prose masterpieces from modern essayists.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, Putnam, 1883.
Description
3 v.

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Notes
Editor's preface signed: G.H.P. (i.e. George Haven Putnam).
Contents
v. 1. The mutability of literature, by W. Irving; The world of books, by Leigh Hunt; Imperfect sympathies, by Charles Lamb; Conversation, by T. De Quincey; Petition of the thugs for toleration, by W.S. Landor; The benefits of parliament, by W.S. Landor; Fallacies of anti-reformers, by Sydney Smith; Nil nisi bonum, by W.M. Thackeray; Compensation, by R.W. Emerson; Sweetness and light, by Matthew Arnold; On popular culture, by John Morley.--v. 2. On the art of living with others, by Arthur Helps; My winter garden, by Charles Kingsley; Our best society, by G.W. Curtis; On a certain condescension in foreigners, by J.R. Lowell; On history, by Thomas Carlyle; History, by T.B. Macaulay.--v. 3. The science of history, by J.A. Froude; Race and language, by E.A. Freeman; Kin beyond sea, by W.E. Gladstone; Private judgment, by J.H. Newman; An apology for plainspeaking, by Leslie Stephen.
OCLC
9216366
RCP
N - S
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