Life and Works

Life and Works

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...of what seemed to him to be truthful and naturally beautiful, and his power of imagination, which my father thought essential in any philosopher. Another bond between them was that both had it in their hearts to help their brother men to the utmost 1 I remember my father saying of animated discussion, "You rarely find dew after a windy night." 2 Jowett has also left this utterance in a MS. Note. Mr. Gladstone writes, October 25th, 1895: "I have a great conception of your father as philosopher. The 'sage' of Chelsea (a genius too) was small in comparison with him. Every one admires your father: I look upon him in his works and words with reverence." I892 LAST VOLUME of their power. The poor student who needed help, the wealthy student who needed guidance, could have no truer friend than the Master of Balliol; and as for my father, I need hardly say that wherever in the world help seemed to be needed which he could give, he was sure to give it ungrudgingly and unostentatiously. Later in the month Mr. Dakyns, and Mr. and Mrs. Craik, Mr. and Mrs. Bram Stoker and Mr. Walter Leaf came to see us. With Mr. Craik he looked over all the proofs of his new volume, "Death of (Enone," "Akbar's Dream," etc. The last poem he finished was "Whirl and follow the Sun," and the last prose passage he inserted was the preface to "Kapiolani." This book he felt was his last will and testament to the world, and throughout there are echoes of the different notes that he had struck before, and a summing-up of the faith in which he had walked. With Mr. Bram Stoker he talked of the arrangements for the production of "Becket," some misprints greatly amusing him. He was...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236967259
  • 9781236967251