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Title:
More Obiter dicta
Author:
Birrell, Augustine, 1850-1933.
Publication Information:
London : W. Heinemann ltd., 1924.
Physical Description:
viii, 212 pages, 20 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface--Anti-humbug.--Samuel Taylor Coleridge.--Cardinal Newman.--Miss Ferrier.--"Elementary Jane."--The wisdom of our ancestors and the drink traffic.--The historical sense.--Byron's letters.--The Grenville brothers.--The gods of yesterday.--The reactionary writers.--Apropos of a biography.--Henry Fielding and the literary tradition.--The last days of Queen Elizabeth.--The "Quarterly review" and literature.--The "Edinburgh review" and religion.--The age of Victoria : the age of law reform.--Old Nollekens.--Clerk Scott's decisions.--"Sound, sound the clarion!--The radical tailor of Charing Cross.--Arthur Hall, M. P. for Grantham.--Chateaubriand.
Format :
Book