The Conservator Volume 5-6

The Conservator Volume 5-6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...on "Economics and Ethics," on "Money Supply and Demand," on "Credit," and "On the Issuance of Money," and elsewhere, is well said and is of a sort that is said none too much. Mr. Kitson has wisely refrained from an attempt to construct off-hand a working monetary system. In his closing chapter, "The Solution," lie tells us not what the solution will give us, but how we may expect to attain it. His peculiar theory is of little value--for we shall never realize an " ideal unit of purchasing power"--but when the desired solution is reached we shall reach it only along lines of freedom and justice, lines approximating those which Mr. Kitson has, in his chapter "The Solution," laid down. Marshall E. Smith. Having to Do with Authors The teaching of Tolstoi is noble, that of Zola low; the life of Verlaine is that of a dissolute vagabond, that of Whitman pure and dignified.--Richard Burloti, in Critic, New York. Novels arc becoming tracts on Parish Councils, Free Love, and other inflammatory topics, and the reason of this ruin is, that the vast and naturally non-literary majority can now read, and, of course, can only read about the actual, about the noisy, wrangling moment.--Andrew Lang, in a speech at the Royal Academy. The most astonishing thing about the reception, which astonished both the actor and the few Ibsenites scattered through the audience, was the fact that the greatest applause was called out by the passages in which the author's assertion of individualism is the most vigorous.--Dial, Chicago, speaking of Tree s production of" An Enemy of the People." When I remembered the deliberate and impertinent moralizing of Thackeray, the clumsy exegesis of George Eliot, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 503g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236564812
  • 9781236564818